COVID-19 Crisis Response: Digital Development Joint Action Plan and Call for Action

Friday 24 Apr 2020 |

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Agreed by the World Bank, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the GSMA and the World Economic Forum (WEF) this Joint Action Plan aims to serve as a best practice for governments and regulators during the COVID-19 crisis. The Joint Action Plan includes a call to action on five key objectives:

1. Increasing bandwidth, strengthening resilience and security of networks, and managing congestion
2. Connecting vital services and ensuring the continuity of public services to safeguard the welfare of populations
3. Powering FinTech and digital business models to support the most impacted businesses and communities
4. Promoting trust, security and safety online
5. Leveraging the power of mobile big data

Download the action plan here