PODCAST: Special General Assembly Episode on digital technology and the Sustainable Development Goals

3 October 2018

This is the first in a series of special episodes of The Lid Is On, recorded during High-Level week of the General Assembly, and featuring some of the many experts, UN officials and politicians who filled UN Headquarters during late September 2018.

Conor Lennon kicks off with a look at digital technology, and how it is being used to tackle some of the world's biggest problems, from climate change to disaster relief.

This episode includes interviews with Claire Melamed, CEO of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD); Bogolo Joy Kenewendo, Botswana's Minister for Investment, Trade and Industry; Rebecca Morgan, director of Google Earth; and Amanda Pitt and Stefania Tressari from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Audio Credit:
Conor Lennon, UN News
Audio Duration:
19'19"