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Bridging Digital Divide: Equality to e-Quality – September 2022

15 December, 2022

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15 December, 2022 · Reading Time: 1 Minute

Bridging Digital Divide: Equality to e-Quality – September 2022

Bridging Digital Divide: Equality to e-Quality – September 2022

While technology has been a great enabler and helped developing countries leapfrog, it has also resulted in what is referred to as the digital divide, where marginalized groups and underserved citizens continue to be deprived of technology, widening the gap between them and affluent, urban citizens.

With this in mind, a2i together with People-Centered Internet, and the South-South Network for Public Service Innovation (SSN4PSI) organized a side event of the 77th United Nations General Assembly titled, Harnessing e-Quality for Global Prosperity, which is defined as the input required to achieve the intermediate objective of digital inclusion or digital equality, which in turn, contributes to achieving the ultimate goal of overall equitable development.

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