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Introducing Technology Justice

By Amber Miekle,Jodi Sugden
ISBN: 9781853399107
Introducing Technology Justice introduces the arguments and opportunities for harnessing technology to help achieve universal and sustainable development in a world of technology inequality and rapid technological change. Subsequent briefing papers in this series will take a deeper look at specific challenges for achieving Technology Justice.

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  • Synopsis
    As national governments, development actors, and businesses negotiate, commit to, and begin to implement Sustainable Development Goals for the next 15 years, Practical Action makes the case for Technology Justice to inform their actions and ambitions. This briefing paper introduces the arguments and opportunities for harnessing technology to help achieve universal and sustainable development in a world of technology inequality and rapid technological change. Subsequent briefing papers in this series will take a deeper look at specific challenges to and opportunities for achieving Technology Justice. These will draw on Practical Action’s programmatic and policy work with technology as it interconnects with agriculture, climate change, energy, disaster risk reduction, inclusive markets, and urban services.
  • Table of Contents
    Executive summary
    Technology, innovation and the future of development
    Technology injustice: inequitable access to existing technology
    Technology injustice: unsustainable use of technology
    Technology Justice and the SDGs
    The UN Technology Bank and Technology Facilitation Mechanism
    The role of the private sector
    Technology Justice: a paradigm for change
    References
  • Details
    Sub Title No
    Author Amber Miekle,Jodi Sugden
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 12
    Format Pamphlet