Digital Public Goods.A Precondition for Realising the SDGs

Progress towards every single sustainable development goal (SDG) of Agenda 2030 also hinges on the effective deployment of digital technologies. In Global Governance Spotlight 4|2019, Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami from IT for Change explain the importance of so-called digital ecosystems to catalyse inclusive sustainable development. In order to be able to use the opportunities offered by digitization for the common good, the authors call for, inter alia, a binding international treaty on data and better development financing for digital public goods.

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