Ban Highlights Role of ICT in Climate Change Initiatives

are vital to global initiatives to combat climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told participants of the Telecom World Conference in Geneva. "I am sure you in this room can think of even more creative ways to use ICTs to usher in a new green economy," Ban said. "Let us work together to find new ways to cut waste, reduce emissions, create jobs, protect against disasters and promote better standards of living."

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.