Blockchain: Unpacking the Disruptive Potential of Blockchain Technology for Human Development – IDRC

In the scramble to harness new technologies to propel innovation around the world, artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning, and blockchain technologies are being explored and deployed in a wide variety of contexts globally. Although blockchain is one of the most hyped of these new technologies, it is also perhaps the least understood. Blockchain is the …

The Future of Everything: Sustainable Development in the Age of Rapid Technological Change – UN News Centre

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has a brief dialogue with Sophia at the “The Future of Everything – Sustainable Development in the Age of Rapid Technological Change” meeting. UN Photo/Manuel Elias Watch Now: Second Committee, 11th meeting – General Assembly, 72nd session The future will no longer be what we once thought. It is widely acknowledged …

Join the Conversation – Work in the 21st Century: The Changing Nature of Work

The introduction of new technologies has disrupted and transformed job markets for centuries, most notably during the Industrial Revolution. As we prepare for the next Industrial Revolution, the International Training Centre of the ILO, the training arm of the ILO, is delighted to welcome you to our Technology@Work Dialogue Series over the next five weeks …

Who Will Be Excluded in Our Digital Future of Work? – #HDR2016

In its annual #HDR2016 report — launched earlier this year in Stockholm — UNDP focuses on how we can achieve the universality needed to realize the 2030 Agenda’s principle of leaving no one behind. Universality is the principle where in order to achieve sustainable development we need to ensure human development is attainable by everyone. …

Centre’s New Microlearning Prototype and Survey: Pilot Course on Work for Human Development

*Update: The deadline for the survey has been extended to June 20, 2017. You still have time to contribute!* Centre’s New Microlearning Prototype and Survey: Pilot Course on Work for Human Development The last few months have been very exciting at the ITCILO. We have been very busy working on a number of projects, courses, …