To Unite the Earth, Connect It by Bono and Mark Zuckerberg
Posted in: Digital Divide at 27/09/2015 20:37
Seventy years ago, the United Nations was formed as the expression of a simple choice: cooperation instead of war. Humanity would stand as one against conflict, poverty and disease. All the world's voices would be heard.
At least, that was the plan.
We've come a long way. We've halted and reversed the spread of killer diseases, extended life expectancy and raised incomes. We've even walked ourselves back from the edge of some global conflicts and catastrophes. But progress has not been evenly distributed. Too many people have been left outside of a mostly urban, mostly Northern success story.