GDCO contribution to the SDGs since it joined UNGC Sudan Network 2014

Gedaref digital city organization (GDCO) is a civil society in Gedaref Sudan. It is part of the Telecentre movement. GDCO is a win-win people, public, private partnership (PPPP) for community development through ICT founded in partnership with the Digital City of Eindhoven (DSE Netherlands) and supported by many partners.
GDCO joined the UN Global Compact Sudan Network (UNGC SN) in 2014. Since that time GDCO merged the 10 principals of UNGC in the SDGs and WSIS action lines. Below is the contribution of GDCO to the MDGs the UNGC principals.

1- paper on the role of Telecentres in peace making 2014 @UNGC SN workshop Khartoum

http://www.unite-it.eu/profiles/blogs/telecentres-social-business-m...

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?page=view&type=...

- participation in the 6th meeting of the 10th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) (13-15 June 2017) #COSP10 by

Participation in the exhibition of the 10th COSP-CRPD UN New York

https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/exhibits-10th-cosp...

Joining the sustainable development knowledge platform

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?page=view&type=...

Participation in the exhibition of the World Summit on Information Technology (WSIS) 2017 from 12 Jun to 16 Jun 2017 at UN ITU Geneva Swizreland

https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2017/Agenda/Session/369#intro (see our logo)

Contribution to high level meeting wsis+ 10 ... 15 - 16 December 2015 UN Headquarter New York

On the 2nd march 2015 GDCO Sudan was invited supported by Global Digital Partner(GDP) organization to Paris to participate in a meeting to discuss the WSIS +10 output document.

On the 3rd and 4th march (two days later) 2015 GDCO participated in the connecting dot conference organized by UNESCO. Linked to the WSIS+10

­­­GDP organization with many partners including GDCO organize an online discussion for more than 6 months on the wsis +10 output document.

GDCO On the 14th and 15th October 2015 in New York University USA with the support of the Dutch kingdom of Netherlands government participated in a meeting discussed the zero draft of WSIS +10

GDCO on 19/10/2015 participated in the 2nd interactive discussion (civil society) to discuss the zero draft invited by the president of the 70th UN General Assembly

Also participated on the 2nd preparatory meeting of the Member States and observers and relevant stakeholder on the 20-22 October 2015 which approved the second draft version of the WSIS review outcome document

GDCO Sudan. Also participated in the non-paper submission and signed the letter to the president of UN General Assembly to consider the importance of the role of the civil society (NGOs engagement) in the WSIS+10 process for the next 15 years.

The non paper was signed and submitted on the 7th December and approved by the WSIS +10 summit on the 16/12/2015

GDCO participated @ the UN headquarter in New York 15 – 16 December 2015 on the WSIS +10 Summit

WSIS 2015

http://www.unite-it.eu/profiles/blogs/wsis-2015-started-and-gdco-su...

We have remote participation as
WSIS 2015 as panelists in Organizing the Social internet forum.

https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2015/Agenda/Session/185

We participated fully with comments, chatting and questions in Innovation organized by MCIT, Egypt ICT Trust Fund Monday 25 May, 09:00 – 10:45.


WSIS 2015

http://www.unite-it.eu/profiles/blogs/wsis-2015-started-and-gdco-su...

We have remote participation as
WSIS 2015 as panelists in Organizing the Social internet forum.

https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2015/Agenda/Session/185

We participated fully with comments, chatting and questions in Innovation organized by MCIT, Egypt ICT Trust Fund Monday 25 May, 09:00 – 10:45.

http://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2015/Agenda/Session/277

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS+10) - General Assembly, 2nd Informal Interactive Consultation with Stakeholders
44:35 to 49:30

http://webtv.un.org/search/world-summit-on-the-information-society-...

15 December 2015 GDCO participated in the side event Women’s Empowerment in the Digital Age. Implementing wsis outcome and 2030 agenda

time from 1:08:30 to 1:10:15

http://webtv.un.org/search/women’s-empowerment-in-the-digital-age-implementing-wsis-outcome-and-agenda-2030/4662810559001?term=wsis+

on 16 Dec 2015 GDCO participated in side-event Enabling Trusted Connected World organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) GDCO time from 1:10 to 1:35

http://webtv.un.org/search/enabling-a-trusted-connected-world/46643...

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