Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 5: Gender Equality

Technology-based solutions can tackle key gender inequalities. Cybersecurity supports safe online spaces to report discrimination with strict privacy controls. Mobile apps allow remote delivery of healthcare. Digital literacy and tech skills can enhance women’s ability to earn money and protect their health and welfare, improve their social and economic status.

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
Digital Skills to Bridge the Digital Gender Divide

Digital Skills to Bridge the Digital Gender Divide

UNICC partners with ITU, WIPO, Columbia University and the New York City Mayor’s Office for International Affairs to Celebrate International Girls in ICT Day International Girls in ICT Day is a global celebration held annually on the fourth Thursday of…

May 3, 20234 min read
Three participating interns sitting in the General Assembly hall.

UNICC Hosts Students for Cybersecurity and Data Visualization Internships

UNICC academic partnerships flourish around the globe UNICC is proud to host for the fifth consecutive year its college interns through Break Through Tech, an organization that works on breaking down barriers so women and individuals from underrepresented communities can…

Jan 26, 20234 min read
UNICC Director’s Report 2021

UNICC Director’s Report 2021

Jul 5, 20220 min read
UNICC and UPV members standing in front of Foro E event banner

UNICC Strengthens Partnerships with Universities and Academic Institutions

The organization participates in a variety of events with academic institutions UNICC’s involvement with academic institutions demonstrates the willingness of the organization and its personnel to engage with bright minds through insightful presentations and dynamic discussions, as well as its…

Jun 29, 20223 min read
Girl participating in an activity at the International Girls in ICT Day 2022 event

ITU, NYC Mayor’s Office, NYU, SG’s Envoy on Youth and UNICC Sponsor an International Girls in ICT Day Event in New York

Design thinking activities inspire girls, young women and women thought leaders International Girls in ICT Day supports the creation of a global setting for empowering and encouraging girls to consider careers in STEM. After two years of constraints to physical…

May 16, 20225 min read
UNICC staff standing in front of UNICC banner during UN SG's visit to the UN Base in Valencia

UNICC Achieves Gender Parity Commitments for 2021

The organization sets new targets to pave a path towards full gender parity in 2028  UNICC has made gender, diversity and inclusiveness central to its mission. In 2020, UNICC’s Director Sameer Chauhan joined the International Gender Champions (IGC) network and signed the…

May 9, 20223 min read
Screenshot of virtual meeting with Break Through Tech Sprinterns and Communications team

UNICC Hosts Break Through Tech Students Working on Cybersecurity and Project Management Projects

Annual ‘Sprinternships’ support diversity and inclusiveness in technology Since 2018, with the goal to support SDG 4: Quality Education and SDG 5: Gender Equality, UNICC has been partnering with Break Through Tech and the ITU Liaison Office to the United…

Mar 29, 20224 min read
Ana Ferrandiz and Esther Ferrer Presenting on a stage

UNICC Women Celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 by Sharing Their Experience in Technology with High-School Students

UNICC contributes to representation efforts to inspire girls and teenagers to pursue a career in STEM UNICC is committed to bringing gender parity, diversity and inclusiveness into the digital business field. Representation and role models are crucial to reduce stereotypes…

Mar 25, 20222 min read
UN Press Conference Technology

UNICC Continues Supporting the Global Covid-19 Response

UNICC has responded to the Covid-19 crisis with agile digital business solutions to support the UN family through various services and engagements. Since the start of the pandemic in 2019, UNICC has stepped up efforts to support all managed and…

Feb 7, 20223 min read

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