the digital divide

United Nations

For Close the Gap, it is very important to liaise with the United Nations on ICT4Dev. Close the Gap has been recognised as a United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) signatory and is a member of the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development (UN GAID). Since 2010, Close the Gap has also been a member of the United Nations Department of Public Information (UNDPI).


The UNDPI helps non-governmental organisations gain access to and disseminate information to the public about United Nations issues. Close the Gap has a permanent youth representative that represents the organisation at the United Nations headquarters in New York.