Leaders TalkX: Gateway to Knowledge: Empowering Global Access Through Digital

27 May 2024 15:30h - 16:00h

This session explores the transformative power of Digital Technologies in democratizing access to information worldwide. It emphasizes the importance of policy guidelines for promoting public domain information, advocating for legislation ensuring access to public data.

The multistakeholder High-Level panel will emphasize on the importance for accessible ICTs, particularly for disadvantaged groups, and the establishment of community access points. Furthermore, it promotes awareness of various software models to enhance competition and affordability. Lastly, it highlights the role of ICTs in improving local governance and supports initiatives for universal access to digital libraries and scientific information.