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2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

 This new framework for international cooperation to promote sustainable development between 2015 and 2030 is composed of 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 Targets. The new agenda, which succeeds the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), was defined through a Member State-led process with broad participation from major groups and civil society stakeholders. In March 2015, at its 46th session, the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) created an Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDGs (IAEG-SDGs), composed of Member States and including regional and international agencies as observers, to provide a proposal of a global indicator framework (and associated global and universal indicators). In March 2016, at its 47th session, the UNSC agreed on the global indicator framework, which will help monitor progress, identify challenges, and guide policy makers. The data for the 231 indicators included in this framework will be an essential part in the ambitious plan to elim ... Read More

ICT Industry of Iran ICT Industry of Iran

Introduction of the Organization Introduction of the Organization

Considering the ever-increasing need of the country to construct and develop the computer networks and the connections between them and finally, to connect these networks to the international networks, and in order to establish necessary communication infrastructures for realizing these goals, and also in order to get access to information sources, Information Technology Organization of Iran began its services as a subset of Ministry of ICT in 1998. At the same time, with the change of the name of the Ministry of Post, Telegraph and Telephone into the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology in 2005, some changes occurred in the subordinate companies. On this basis, the identity of the Data Communication Center changed during the summer of 2006 and its name changed into the Data Communication Company. During the summer of 2007, considering the developments in the targets and missions of the company, its name changed into “Information Technology Organization” in 2008... Read More