This roundtable meeting provided an expert forum for up to 60 people including senior government officials, industry, NGOs, academics and other experts from a range of countries to discuss ways to maximise the use of the internet in the development context as a dynamic platform for innovation and economic growth.
- investigated and deepened understanding of the development opportunities provided by a thriving internet
- identified measures to bridge the digital divide and ensure equitable, safe and reliable access
- considered what’s needed to ensure strong levels of cybersecurity in order to maintain end user and business confidence
- explored ways to enhance co-operation and build trust between states, regional and multi-lateral bodies and non-state actors
The Role of Internet in Global Development by Satyan Mishra, Co-Founder, Drishtee