• Digital Public Goods Alliance and the #DigitalDecade

    On September 18, on the margins of the 2020 UN General Assembly, New America – a Washington, D.C.-based think tank – hosted an online event to launch a #DigitalDecade. The #DigitalDecade is a commitment to build open source technology solutions that will improve the function of government in countries worldwide. The Digital Public Goods Alliance […]

  • Setting a Standard for Digital Public Goods

    In June 2020 the Secretary General of the United Nations published the “Roadmap for Digital Cooperation” which defined digital public goods as “Open source software, open data, open AI models, open standards and open content that adhere to privacy and other applicable international and domestic laws, standards and best practices, and do no harm.” This […]

  • Digital Public Goods Roundtable Update

    This morning the Digital Public Goods Alliance participated in a roundtable organized by the United Nations Secretary General’s Office on the implementation of recommendation 1B from the Report of the High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, and subsequent Secretary-General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation. We provided a detailed update on the activities of the Alliance over the […]