Advances in data and technology offer enormous opportunities to improve people’s lives, yet the dizzying pace and scale of change pose challenges and risks that must be addressed.
The UN Foundation works with the UN and a diverse community of partners to increase and improve data and the impact of technology on sustainable development, and promote cooperation in the digital age.
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The UN Foundation hosts several partnerships and platforms that convene UN agencies, governments, civil society, academics, and the private sector to support the collection and use of data and technology for sustainable development. See some of what we’re up to: