BANGKOK, September 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On Day 1 of HUAWEI CONNECT 2022 yesterday, Huawei, its partners, and representatives of public and private organizations explored how vital technology is for building a sustainable and inclusive world envisioned by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). held a session. ), focusing on case studies and analysis Asia Pacific region.
As one of the most populated and diverse regions in the world, Asia Pacific It is also poised to become the fastest growing economy worldwide as COVID-19 accelerates digital transformation. Asia Pacific faster than the world average.
“More and more governments and organizations are starting to recognize the enabling role of technology in accelerating the achievement of SDG targets,” he said. Jeffrey Zhou, Head of marketing at Huawei ICT. “Under Huawei’s vision and mission, TECH4ALL In 2019, the digital inclusion initiative and global partners’ programs and projects continue in different countries.”
A keynote speech was given after Zhou. Richard MahonyGlobal Vice President of Informa Tech, sharing how the traditional way of maintaining sustainability is not working and technology-based solutions are now needed as an accelerator.
UNESCO’s speaker then made an overall assessment of the goals of the 17 SDGs and the approaches to achieving them with the 2030 target. private sector,” said Mohamad Djelid, Director of the UNESCO Office. Jakarta, Indonesia. “We all have a role to play in achieving the ambitious but necessary Agenda for Sustainable Development by 2030.”
Digital engagement was an important area discussed during the session. As the digital divide is shrinking, the ITU recently reported that 2.7 billion people around the world are still offline. Due to a lack of network connectivity, digital skills, affordable devices, or a combination of these factors, large numbers of people do not have access to the digital tools necessary in today’s increasingly digital world. “No one should stay offline” he said Atsuko OkudaDirector of ITU Regional Office Asia and the Pacific. “Digital technology and ICT development can accelerate the success of the SDGs.”
Huawei’ David LuHead of Strategy and Marketing, Asia Pacific, in TECH4ALL projects globally and especially Asia PacificDigital Bus included Thailandproviding connectivity and digital skills to rural children; Digital Village program Indonesiaproviding affordable connectivity to rural communities through the RuralStar solution; and promoting remote 5G supported healthcare for rural communities and information accessibility solutions for the elderly Thailand. Mr. Lu is the future of the future through collaboration between technology companies and global organizations. Asia Pacific will be bright and sustainable, achieving the goal of leaving no one behind.
Another main theme of the session was how technology can increase nature protection. Shawn TanThe Vice President of leading green energy solutions provider Sunseap shared how the Singaporean company expects to offset 4,000 tons of CO2.2 Using Huawei’s smart PV solution every year with its innovative floating solar farm, the solution is deployed at sea. Singapore.
Continuation of the environmental protection theme, Malaysia’s Sarawak Forestry Corporation has embarked on Huawei’s first pilot project with TECH4ALL in collaboration with the Sarawak Multimedia Authority, Forest Department Sarawak, and Rainforest Connection. saravan rainforests.
Huawei runs more than 45 TECH4ALL projects with more than 40 global partners focused on equitable and quality education, protecting the environment with technology, developing inclusive healthcare, and providing balanced development.
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SOURCE Huawei Connect