Making the Fourth Industrial Revolution count for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

This is a region in the throes of a digital transformation.

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Unemployment is the most commonly discussed threat.

Progress on at least nine Sustainable Development Goals could be directly affected by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and millions in Asia’s emergent middle class could slide back into poverty.

Technological destiny?

Designing new social and economic approaches is daunting and will not happen overnight.

1) Embrace predictive and adaptive decision-making;

2) Capture emerging sources of growth and employment;

3) Reimagine citizen engagement and personalised service delivery;

4) Enhance protection to leave no one behind;

5) Mobilise and allocate finance for a better future.

Working for a Sustainable Planet without Poverty