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Using technology to find water in drought-stricken Somalia

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Mogadishu | DFS

The Client Solutions Delivery Section (CSDS) Groundwater Exploration team in the Field Technology Service (FTS) of the UN Global Service Centre (GSC) combines their expertise with geospatial technology and geophysics to find water in the most unlikely places: the deserts of the Western Sahara (United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara) and Mali (United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali). 

UNITAR Hosts Seminar on Potential Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Monday, 12 February 2018

The United Nations Office of Information and Communication Technology (OICT) and United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) hosted a morning seminar that introduced attendees to the potential applications of artificial intelligence as well as current limitations of this rapidly evolving technology.