UN Secretary General appoints the Envoy on Technology

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Fabrizio Hochschild Drummond of Chile as his Envoy on Technology. The newly founded position of the Envoy will lead the implementation of the Secretary-General’s Roadmap on Digital Cooperation in close consultation with the Member States, the technology industry, civil society, and other stakeholders.  The Envoy will complement ongoing technology-related efforts in relevant bodies and entities within the United Nations system. On his Twitter account, Mr. Hochschild has emphasised the importance of international cooperation and cross-cutting work to achieve meaningful global connectivity for all.