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Who else attended today's @OECD Development Co-operation Report 2021 launch event on shaping a just #DigitalTransformation?✋

Panelists expanded upon some of the report's key themes, including:

📅 Acting now!
⬆️ More #coordination
🖼️ Strong #frameworks
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 #InclusiveDevelopment
But we also heard a lot about #DigitalPublicGoods (#DPGs). Like... A LOT a lot.

So, what's the connection between #DPGs and a just, #inclusive #DigitalTransformation? Why have so many #donors, national #governments, and #tech experts alike expressed interest in #DPG solutions?
Well, they all agree that #DigitalTransformation is at a tipping point globally, with the divisions between wealthy and developing nations especially stark: 96% of the world's unconnected people live in developing countries.
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To make technology promises into reality, we must recognize Africa as a continent with 55 countries that are all different. Let's work with them to build what is required rather than serving them with one solution.
-Teki Akuetteh (@hub_adr)
Thank you to our great panel, everyone who contributed, and to all who attended.

Access the full "Development Co-operation Report 2021: Shaping a Just Digital Transformation"
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@DIAL_Kate @Robert_Opp @SwarayRahman @SLMIC3 @MFAestonia @SocEcoCulDig_MW @BMZ_Bund @hub_adr @GSMA @UNDPDigital (1/3) Want to hear more about #DPGs and #DPIs from DIAL? Check out some of our resources!

Priya Vora and Jonathan Dolan's recent paper for @brookings asks, What is 'good' digital infrastructure? dial.global/research/what-…
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🔴 LIVE: Shaping A Just #DigitalTransformation, an @OECD high-level event where @DIAL_Kate will not only share her thoughts on the 2021 Development Co-operation Report's findings, but also share details about an exciting new effort we're proud to be leading with @DPGAlliance!
The new @OECD report highlights how to best achieve digital transformation by being responsive to digital realities, managing universal risks, and supporting gender action frameworks.
.@OECD's offer:
✅Going digital initiative
✅New research to accelerate #digitaltransformation
✅Inclusive forum to shape a digital future
✅DAC support participation of developing countries
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