Soren Gigler

Björn-Sören Gigler is the Head of the Digital and Green Transformation and Data Ecomomy Programs at the GIZ. Previously, he was Senior Digital Innovation Specialist at the Digital Innovation and Blockchain Unit in DG Connect in the European Commission and Senior Innovation & Digital Economy Policy Advisor at the European Investment Bank (2016-18) providing advice on enhancing access to finance for disruptive technologies investment programs.

From 1997-2016, Sören Gigler worked at the World Bank as Innovation Program Coordinator, Senior Governance Specialist and Economist. He was Visiting Associate Professor for Political Economy at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University (2005-2016).

Mr. Gigler holds a Ph.D. in International Development from the London School of Economics, He is the author of Development as Freedom in a Digital Age (World Bank 2015) and editor Closing the Feedback Loop: Can Technology address the Accountability Gap?’ books and has published over 20 articles on sustianaable digital development, digital innovations, information poverty, ICT for development and open government.

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A collective effort: The CODES Action Plan for a Sustainable Planet in the Digital Age (EN)
Marcel J. Dorsch, Christian Loewe, Soren Gigler

Die transnationale Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability (CODES) hat für den UN-Generalsekretär einen Action Plan mit Umsetzungsinitiativen für #digitalsustainability kokreativ erarbeitet. Und 2023 soll ein UN Global Digital Compact verabschiedet werden. Was sind die wichtigen Hebel & Foren um Digitalisierung global als positive Kraft für die Nachhaltigkeitstransformation zu gestalten

The transnational Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability (CODES) has co-created an action plan with Impact Initiatives for #digitalsustainability for the UN Secretary-General. And a UN Global Digital Compact is to be adopted in 2023. What are the important levers & forums to shape digitization globally as a positive force for sustainability transformation?

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