Sonia Jorge
Sonia Jorge Executive Director, Head of Digital Inclusion Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) Washington, United States of America


An expert in the confluence of development and communications policy, Sonia has over 25 years of international experience in a career spanning the private and not-for-profit sectors. As a policy advisor, Sonia has worked in numerous digital policy and development projects in over 40 countries, with international organizations, such as the World Bank, UNDP, UN Women, and for private sector companies, from mobile operators to industry associations


Save to calendar 16-11-2021 10:30 16-11-2021 12:00 Europe/Madrid Cutting-edge Urban Technologies

Today, the evolution of leading-edge technologies opens up a wide range of possibilities in urban management. Report emergencies in real-time, machine learning applied to big data, augmented reality in urban environments that facilitate accessibility and information, and much more. How can these technologies be leveraged to improve our urban environments? What is hampering their full deployment?

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Save to calendar 16-11-2021 16:52 16-11-2021 16:57 Europe/Madrid Paving the Way for Universal Internet Access

Internet access is still a difficulty for many developing countries. Devices’ costs and the existing digital gender gap may have a role on this. This interview will showcase the main challenges and outline real policy tools and targets governments and multilateral bodies have at their disposal for working towards a universal Internet access. – SCEWC Digital Channel
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