United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that with the right policies for poor countries, digital technology can provide an unprecedented boost to sustainable development. At the same time, we have to close the digital divide by promoting digital literacy. In his remarks on digital transformation at the summit of G-20 countries, Guterres said that digital technology can provide an unprecedented boost to sustainable development, so digital fragmentation should be prevented by connecting as many people as possible.
He said that obstacles in this work should be removed and linked together. He said that the focus should be on more autonomy for the common people, and less misuse, and propaganda. “It is clear that without guidance and protection, digital technology also has enormous potential for harm – from suppression of free speech to malicious interference at borders, and the targeting and abuse of people, primarily women, online,” Guterres said. Harassment.” “That is why I have proposed a Global Digital Compact on an open, free, inclusive, and secure digital future for all. which governments will agree on at a future UN summit in 2024, inviting views from technology companies, civil society, academia, and others.”