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Open Source Programme Offices (OSPOs) in the UN System – A Spotlight on WHO

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September 15
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Add to Calendar September 15 1:00 pm September 15 2:00 pm America/New_York Open Source Programme Offices (OSPOs) in the UN System – A Spotlight on WHO

Social Impact, Tech for Social Good at UNGA77

Our first side-event will cover the highly anticipated launch of the Open Source Programme Office (OSPO) at the World Health Organization, which is the first OSPO in the entire UN system. Panelists from WHO, GitHub, and the United Nations Envoy on Technology will discuss the technical aspects and the vision of the WHO OSPO, why an OSPO is a major step forward for how WHO engages with open source technologies, and how an OSPO in the UN system can contribute to more equitable technology and inclusive economic growth.

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Event Details
Date: Thursday, 15 September 2022
Time: 1 – 2 PM ET
In-person location: 1 Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza (885 2nd Avenue), New York, NY 10017
Panelists:
Dušan Milovanovíc, WHO
Ayman Badr, WHO
Samuel Mbuthia, WHO
Yu Ping Chan, Office of the United Nations Envoy on Technology
Mala Kumar, GitHub (host)
Bassem Dghaidi, GitHub

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1 Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza
885 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10017
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Social Impact, Tech for Social Good at UNGA77

Our first side-event will cover the highly anticipated launch of the Open Source Programme Office (OSPO) at the World Health Organization, which is the first OSPO in the entire UN system. Panelists from WHO, GitHub, and the United Nations Envoy on Technology will discuss the technical aspects and the vision of the WHO OSPO, why an OSPO is a major step forward for how WHO engages with open source technologies, and how an OSPO in the UN system can contribute to more equitable technology and inclusive economic growth.

Register
Register here to attend virtually
Register here to attend in-person
This is a hybrid event. You must register to attend in-person or virtually.

Event Details
Date: Thursday, 15 September 2022
Time: 1 – 2 PM ET
In-person location: 1 Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza (885 2nd Avenue), New York, NY 10017
Panelists:
Dušan Milovanovíc, WHO
Ayman Badr, WHO
Samuel Mbuthia, WHO
Yu Ping Chan, Office of the United Nations Envoy on Technology
Mala Kumar, GitHub (host)
Bassem Dghaidi, GitHub