Nikolai Astrup


Nikolai Astrup has served as minister of digitalization in Norway since January 2019. He is a member of the U.N. Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation. From January 2018 to January 2019, Astrup served as minister of international development. Astrup holds a master's degree in European politics and governance and a bachelor's degree in international relations, both from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Opinion: As the web turns 30, digital goods must reach the most vulnerable
11 Mar 2019

Today, "smart tech" is out of reach of large portions of the population, while too many good ideas for digital public goods lack a sustainable revenue model. So how can "good tech" make the world more equitable?