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Bridging the digital divide World Economic Forum

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Despite the pandemic forcing a rapid digitalization of the economy, 3.7 billion people in the world still do not have internet access. Business and government leaders from around the world meet to discuss how to change this. 

Panellists:
Paula Ingabire, Minister of Information and communications technology and Innovation of Rwanda
Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Application of the United Arab Emirates
Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
Tan Hooi Ling, Co-Founder, GrabRobert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Vista Equity Partners
Adrian Lovett, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Wide Web Foundation

Chaired by:
Børge Brende, President, World Economic ForumModerated by:
Adrian Monck, Managing Director, World Economic Forum

Despite the pandemic forcing a rapid digitalization of the economy, 3.7 billion people in the world still do not have internet access. Business and government leaders from around the world meet to discuss how to change this. 

Panellists:
Paula Ingabire, Minister of Information and communications technology and Innovation of Rwanda
Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Application of the United Arab Emirates
Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
Tan Hooi Ling, Co-Founder, GrabRobert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Vista Equity Partners
Adrian Lovett, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Wide Web Foundation

Chaired by:
Børge Brende, President, World Economic ForumModerated by:
Adrian Monck, Managing Director, World Economic Forum

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