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Africa champions the data revolution for the continent’s development | United Nations Development Programme Skip to main content Africa Who we are What we do Our impact Get involved Global Nav toggle Search Who we are What we do Our impact Get involved English Locations Home Africa News Africa champions the data revolution for the continent’s development Africa champions the data revolution for the continent’s development November 2, 2021 On 13 October 2021, the UNDP Africa Leading the 4 th Industrial Revolution Initiative, led by the UNDP Resilience Hub for Africa, convened the first event in a new dialogue series on the foundations of Africa’s leadership in harnessing the 4th Industrial Revolution . (...) This first dialogue, on Harnessing the Data Revolution for Africa’s Development, focused on Africa’s progress in harnessing data in the 4 th Industrial Revolution to catalyze actions on policies and practices for inclusive development outcomes and to show how the data revolution is delivering at scale in Africa.   (...) An inclusive and responsible adoption of the 4 th Industrial Revolution posits that technology must be viewed as a development artefact and a public good.
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Score: 1377131.2 - https://www.undp.org/africa/ne...ontinent%E2%80%99s-development
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The speed of this transformation is mind-boggling, and I’m concerned about how little the world is prepared for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum Will the Fourth Industrial Revolution benefit society? If the world continues on its current trajectory, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is not likely to add value for the majority of the world. (...) The Fourth Industrial Revolution aims to be the catalyst and the amplifier for the growing number of efforts to ensure that technology benefits society.
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Score: 1349541.9 - https://www.unicef.org/innovat...r-fourth-industrial-revolution
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International Workshop on Industrial Revolution 4.0.: Labour Market Prospects From 28 to 31 May 2018 the city of Ufa, capital of Bashkortostan, hosted an international workshop for active trade unionists of the Russian Union of Industrial Workers entitled Industrial revolution 4.0.: Labour Market Prospects. (...) He explained how the Future of Work, the Industrial Revolution and the Youth Employment are interconnected. The technological changes and the new industrial revolution is influencing the employment relationship and expanding non-atypical form of works, which increases vulnerability of the young people entering into the labour market.
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Score: 1340951.4 - www.ilo.org/moscow/news...WCMS_633517/lang--en/index.htm
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International Workshop on Industrial Revolution 4.0.: Labour Market Prospects From 28 to 31 May 2018 the city of Ufa, capital of Bashkortostan, hosted an international workshop for active trade unionists of the Russian Union of Industrial Workers entitled Industrial revolution 4.0.: Labour Market Prospects. (...) He explained how the Future of Work, the Industrial Revolution and the Youth Employment are interconnected. The technological changes and the new industrial revolution is influencing the employment relationship and expanding non-atypical form of works, which increases vulnerability of the young people entering into the labour market.
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Score: 1340951.4 - https://www.ilo.org/moscow/new...WCMS_633517/lang--en/index.htm
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The 4th Industrial Revolution holds great promise for creating more productive, interconnected and resource efficient economies. (...) Greater leadership in advocating the importance of Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialization, in mobilizing more resources towards it, and in fostering partnerships for leveraging trade, investment and technology are essential to achieve SDG 9 and to spread the benefits of the 4th Industrial Revolution. (...) Objectives: Against this background, likeminded UN Member States will form an informal group of “Friends of Industry and Innovation”, to: i. sensitize the international community on the importance of inclusive and sustainable industrialization, in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution, for achieving sustainable development; support SDG 9 with advocacy and outreach in the intergovernmental meetings on trade, investment, technology and employment in Geneva ii. promote partnerships for leveraging trade, investment and technology for inclusive and sustainable industrialization; promote greater UN coherence and synergies in economic transformation related matters, in the context of the ongoing UNDS reform; iii. engage in regular, open discussions about the most effective strategies and policies for achieving economic transformation through industrialization in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution; We ask the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), to provide secretarial support to the group to facilitate its work as needed.
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Score: 1340532 - https://www.unido.org/sites/de...of_Industry_and_Innovation.pdf
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The industrial revolutions that have shaped the modern world have all been preceded and accompanied by scientific discoveries and the diffusion of new technologies. (...) Figure 2 The evolutionary nature of the Fourth Industrial Revolution PRODUCTION TECHS 1st INDUSTRIAL REV. 2nd INDUSTRIAL REV. 3rd INDUSTRIAL REV. INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTIONS CO M PL EX IT Y A N D P RO D U CT IO N S YS TE M IN TE G R AT IO N 4th INDUSTRIAL REV.
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Score: 1334554.8 - https://www.unido.org/sites/de...07/IDR2020_Brief%203_final.pdf
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High-Level GMIS Panel debates the role of standards in the Fourth Industrial Revolution | UNIDO Skip to main content quick access For Member States Employment Procurement For researchers Publications Statistical databases Research services Director General Quick Access Main navigation Who we are Who we are UNIDO in brief 2030 Agenda and the SDGs Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa UNIDO Worldwide Director General Our focus Our focus Creating shared prosperity Advancing economic competitiveness Safeguarding the environment Strengthening Knowledge and Institutions Cross-cutting services Building a better future UNIDO’s normative role for higher impact Stories News Centre News Centre News articles Events Multimedia Resources Resources Policymaking Organs Evaluation and Internal Oversight Procurement Statistics Publications Employment Home News High-Level GMIS Panel debates the role of standards in the Fourth Industrial Revolution NEW YORK, 25 September 2019 – The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) convened a high-level panel on “Standards for digitalization of inclusive and sustainable value chains”, which was attended by over 130 public and private sector representatives as well as academia. Stressing the need for inclusive dialogue to enhance industrial standards and measurements within the Fourth Industrial Revolution, UNIDO Director General LI Yong said: “We cannot hope to govern the Fourth Industrial Revolution with standards relating to a bygone era as the data capacities associated with machine-to-machine innovations are likely to be far more powerful than existing technologies. (...) “GMIS seeks to harness the trajectory of the Fourth Industrial Revolution for inclusive and sustainable industrialization through multi-stakeholder dialogue and partnerships” .
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Score: 1333969.6 - https://www.unido.org/news/hig...s-fourth-industrial-revolution
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The use of electricity eventually spilled over into industry, cities and private homes. The Third Industrial Revolution was largely based on the discovery of the semiconductor chip, making the digital revolution possible. IBM set up its first major office in South Africa in 1952, signifying the advent of the Third Industrial Revolution in the country. The next industrial revolution, also known as the ‘second wave of the internet’ was already on the country’s heels by the time South Africa had finally caught up and could contribute to the development of Third Industrial Revolution technologies. (...) It can be argued that South Africa is still stuck in the Second and Third Industrial Revolutions. Has the COVID-19 pandemic spurred South Africa’s preparedness for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
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Score: 1332054.1 - https://www.unido.org/stories/...ion-technologies-post-covid-19
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Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, We are now entering the era of digital revolution, the fourth era of industrial revolution. If we look back in time, the first industrial revolution was marked by the invention of steam engine. The second industrial revolution was a period of growth for pre-existing industries and electricity.
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Score: 1329884.5 - https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/R...8/IoT-BDG/welcome%20remark.pdf
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Unleashing the potential of 5G Guillaume Mascot Head of Government Relations APJ © 2018 Nokia2 Nokia vision of the 5G era - powering up the 4th Industrial Revolution Each revolution has a different enabler improving industry and processes. The 4th IR, powered by 5G, enables smarter factories & processes, and pervasive societal and personal welfare benefits Industrial change Economic flexibility & social mobility Social & human impact 1770 1870 1970 2020 2nd Industrial Revolution 3rd Industrial Revolution 4th Industrial Revolution 1st Industrial Revolution Steam Electricity IT 5G Mass production PCs, automation Mechanization AI, Cloud, robotics Enabler Driver © 2018 Nokia3 …be prepared for the obvious and the uncertain New DSP markets offer significant revenue expansion The quest for new economic value Estimated 2025 value creation potential of the IoT - McKinsey Global Institute Time Area of uncertainty 2019 2020 Enhanced mBB Ultra speed Internet HD & UHD services New monetization 4th industrial revolution Digitization Automation Flexible production Disruptive new experiences e.g. (...) (OECD) AI could increase the annual growth rate of Finland by 2 points by 2035 (Accenture) By 2020 more than 50 billion things will be connected to the internet. > 30% increase in productivity in the United States in 2028- 2033 (Bell Labs) © 2018 Nokia10 Recommendations to prepare society for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Investments in ICT infrastructure New employer-employee relationships Socio-economic structures The importance of education Understanding evolution in skill demand © 2018 Nokia12 Benefits Business case Benefits Advantage 5G industry experience – enabling industry 4.0 Resilient, secure low-latency communication Ultra-low latency at scale <1ms; 99.999% reliability Inherent security by dedicated network slices Single company network for all kinds of industrial applications Removing cost of cabling installation and maintenance Less reconfiguration time Less production capacity overprovisioning Resilient, secure low-latency comms Public MNO slice Critical comms Intrusion detection AR-enhanced maintenance Manufacturing and process automation Overall costs for greenfield 2-5 times lower # of sensors = Payback period Reconfiguration cycle = Payback period Break even for wireline replacement 1 year Wireline connections today >90%
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Score: 1323956.7 - https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/R...f2018/home/RDF%202018%205G.pdf
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