The Commission's research was shared at Davos 2019 by the Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, Ngaire Woods, on a panel entitled 'Mapping Data Dominance'.
The Commission's academic director, Professor Stefan Dercon, attended the Education World Forum in January and spoke on an ed-tech roundtable.
The Commission discussed key areas surrounding the global governance of technology, with particular emphasis on developing countries.
2018 was an exciting year. We listened, learned, engaged, and thought through how to support developing countries to become digital ready. Read about our journey and how you can help chart your country's pathway.
Stefan Dercon gave a lecture at Beijing’s Tsinghua University on “The Global Digital Economy: risks and opportunities for the poorest countries, and the emerging role of China”.
Watch some of the highlights from our recent tech-policy hackathon here! In December 2018, 30 inspirational young civil servants hacked real policy problems faced in Southern Africa with innovative tech solutions.
Toby Philips, our head of research, attended the global sustainable technology & innovation conferences (G-STIC) held in Brussels, in late November.
In October the Commission held a forum entitled: Digital lives, digital voices. This session reflected on the ways in which people living in poverty and marginalised men and women are digitally excluded, and the steps needed to address these growing gaps.
The Pathways for Prosperity Commission hosted an interactive workshop at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford, to examine how to turn the potential risks of technological change into opportunities for inclusive development.