Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Renewed partnership across governments, civil society, the private sector, the United Nations system and other actors will mobilize resources to address all the Goals. Increased and continued support for developing countries is fundamental for equitable progress for all nations.

UNICC-Columbia University Thinkathon 2024

UNICC-Columbia University Thinkathon 2024

The United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) and the Columbia University School of Professional Studies (SPS) have successfully concluded the UNICC-Columbia University Thinkathon 2024. The three-day online live competition, held from 5 to 7 April 2024, brought together talented students…

May 6, 20247 min read
UNICC Launches the Cybersecurity Fund for the UN System

UNICC Launches the Cybersecurity Fund for the UN System

On April 22, 2024, the United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) introduced a Cybersecurity Fund for the UN System. The official launch took place in the Palais des Nations during an event co-hosted with the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to…

Apr 25, 20244 min read
CONNECT & LEARN Named 2024 Learning Platform of the Year

UNICC and UNOCT Receive Gold Award at 2024 Learning Awards

The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and UNICC and have been honored with the Gold Award in the Learning Platform of the Year category at the 2024 Learning Awards. The joint effort, recognized by the Learning and Performance Institute…

Mar 11, 20243 min read
UNICC and Break Through Tech Mark 6th Year of Empowering Youth and Promoting Gender Equality in Tech

UNICC and Break Through Tech Mark 6th Year of Empowering Youth and Promoting Gender Equality in Tech

UNICC proudly announces the successful completion of its 2024 Sprinternship programme, in a continued effort to bridge gender gaps in the tech industry and empower the youth. This marks the sixth consecutive year of collaboration between UNICC and Break Through…

Feb 27, 20242 min read
Professional technologist in safety suit and mask using tablet at workshop.

UNICC Collaborates with UNIDIR and VERTIC to Develop a BWC National Implementation Measures Database

As part of a joint effort, the United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC), the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) and the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC) proudly present the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) National Implementation Measures…

Feb 5, 20245 min read
View of UNICC office in Valencia featuring a window with green plants, creating a refreshing and sustainable workspace atmosphere.

UN Greening the Blue Report 2023

In 2021, UNICC launched its first collaboration with the UN Environment Programme’s Greening the Blue initiative (see Dec 2021 news item). Today, we are proud to be employing energy-efficient practices and carbon offsets to become a carbon-neutral organization. As the…

Jan 17, 20245 min read
Two UNICC individuals engaged in computer-based tasks in the office workspace

UNICC Partners with Canonical to Build UNICC Cloud

The UN system’s private cloud environment will start hosting data and digital solutions in early 2024 UNICC is partnering with Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu and provider of open-source security, support and services, to build and deliver the first secure…

Oct 19, 20234 min read
New User Organization: African Union

New User Organization: African Union

UNICC is pleased to partner with African Union (AU), a body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the African continent. UNICC’s Business Relationship Manager for AU is Nuria Reques Waterink-de Waal. The AU was officially launched in…

Jul 11, 20231 min read
UNICC Partners sitting around the table at the 111th MC meeting

UNICC 111th Management Committee Meeting Defines New Strategic Directions

The board of the organization acknowledges major accomplishments and sets new priorities UNICC’s Management Committee (MC), the organization’s governance body comprised of representatives from over 40 Partner Organizations, met on 4 – 5 May in Washington D.C. for the 111th…

Jul 3, 20233 min read
Sameer Chauhan, Director of UNICC and Dejan Jakovjlevic, Director of Digitalization and Informatics Division and Chief Information Officer from FAO at UNICC Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence in Valencia, Spain

UNICC and FAO Strengthen Partnership through UNICC’s Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence

FAO and UNICC have been working together since 2019 in Information Security and Risk Management areas. This progressive and steady collaboration has led to a strategic partnership to holistically enhance the FAO security posture to improve readiness for cybersecurity challenges,…

Jun 6, 20234 min read

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development