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The Director-General

Director-General Opens Model United Nations of Lycée-Collège International de Ferney-Voltaire

9 January 2013

The Director-General opened the Model United Nations of the Lycée-Collège International de Ferney-Voltaire on “ICTs as the way forward in development, peace and prosperity”. He highlighted information and communication technologies (ICTs) as agents of social change, channels of communication and cooperation, and as platforms for dialogue and information-sharing. He also recognized that ICTs bring both opportunities and vulnerabilities, and that their potential for contributing to development has been widely recognized.