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Towards Digital Inclusion 2.0 (Uday Nagaraju, ORF)

As the world continues to reel from the ongoing pandemic, digital platforms have been  agents of hope. However, while several technological advancements have proven that technology can seamlessly fit into our lives, meaningful and inclusive access to all has lagged behind. On 11 June 2020, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres presented a set of recommended actions for the international community, which sought to achieve universal digital inclusion for all by strengthening digital capacity and ensuring human rights in the online world. The timeframe etched out was up to 2030, giving stakeholders nine years to ensure a healthy digital space that is inclusive regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, and disability.

Towards Digital Inclusion 2.0 | ORF (orfonline.org)