The Infopoverty World Conference is one of the best-known initiatives of OCCAM. The Conference represents, for its continuity, operational capability and strong interoperability with the UN system, a unique global forum, gathering leading experts, academics, opinion leaders, managers, government officials and philanthropists. 

Over the years, the Infopoverty World Conference hosted speeches from more than a thousand representatives. It works in collaboration with the UN System and other large international organizations and institutions, avant-garde companies, universities and pioneers of the digital revolution, looking to find winning digital solutions to fight poverty and achieve sustainable development.

The different editions of the Conference have been organized in partnership with the European Parliament Office in Milan, and have received the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic, the Patronage of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers of Italy and other acknowledgements from national and international institutions.

The annual editions of the Infopoverty World Conference have been held at the UN Headquarters in New York, are always in videoconference with other institutional offices around the world and live streamed on UN Webcast.

Navigate among the different editions of the Conference to find out more.

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List of the Conferences

Browse this section to discover past editions of the conferences. Furthermore, by clicking on the respective links, it will be possible to download the Final Declaration signed at the United Nations with the results achieved for each Conference.

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XXI Infopoverty World Conference

"How to build a more inclusive and fairer Digital Society?"

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"How smart cities can fight poverty eliminating slums and promoting smart villages for rural development"

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"Transferring knowledge and adequate technologies"

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"Next sustainable development goals: the challenge before the Digital Era"

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"ICTs – Innovations for Nation building and the empowerment of people"

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"e-Services: The new paradigm for development and the achievement of the MDGs "

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"ICTs good use, abuse, refuse towards the Millennium Development Goals "

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"Harnessing the use of ICTs toward the MDGs"

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"Actors and strategies for development sigital technology to fight poverty"

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"New tools and best practices for development. The role of ICTs in reaching the MDGs"

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"Possible solutions"

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"Towards the Digital Society insipired by SDGs"

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"Collective creativity and digital innovation: forging inclusive partnerships to sustain peace and development"

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"ICTs as the tools for everyone to achieve dignity and freedom"

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"How the digital innovations can accelerate the achievement of the MDGs"

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"Who drives the digital revolution? Development through innovation"

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"How the digital revolution can defeat poverty and Achieve the Lisbon and MDGs"

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"Low cost – Smart technologies to fight poverty and save the planet"

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"Fighting poverty to create prosperity for all"

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" New frontiers of the ICTs: services for development"

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"From possible solutions to actions"

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