UN New York, CSocD59 - On 12 February, join MMM’s virtual side-event during the 59th UN Commission on Social Development.
The pandemic has highlighted the critical role digital technologies are playing in family life.
This event will showcase transformational initiatives and good practices benefitting mothers and their children, focusing on the huge potential of maternal and child mobile health, specially in developing countries.
It will also address the challenges that ‘connected parents’ face under confinement, as digital technology invades their everyday lives.
Moderator: Valerie Bichelmeier, Vice-President, Make Mothers Matter
Part I – Practical examples of mobile technologies to improve mother and child health
Part II – Challenges faced by mothers / parents in relation to the use of digital technology
This event is organised on the margins of the 59th session of the UN Commission on Social Development, which will take place virtually 8-17 February 2021, with ‘Socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of digital technologies on social development and well-being of all’ as its priority theme. The full programme and list of side-events is available on the Commission’s website.
Additional background information is available on our event’s concept note
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