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Mark Zuckerberg addressing the UN General Assembly concerning the Global internet accessibility as a priority

Mark Zuckerberg addressed the UN in regards to universal internet access

Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg addressed the 70th annual UN General Assembly yesterday declaring a universal internet access right of way. Zuckerberg raised some keynotes addressing the United Nations Sustainability Development Conference and UN Private Sector Forum about connecting the world with internet as one of the fundamental challenges in this generation.

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Zuckerberg said over 4 billion people don’t have internet access.

I believe internet access is essential for achieving humanity’s Global goals, he continued and said when people have access to the tools and knowledge of the internet, they have access to opportunities that make life better for all of us, the internet is critical to fighting injustice, sharing new ideas and helping entreprenuers create jobs, but half of the people on this planet don’t have internet access especially women and girls.

The internet belongs to everyone and it should be accessible for everyone, I therefore call on leaders and innovators from all countries industries and communities to work together to make universal internet access a reality as promised in the new Global goals. Facebook is also in partnership with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to make sure refugee camps are connected with internet access world wide “Said Zuckerberg.”

So there is hope to deliver internet access to everyone on this planet by 2020, this campaign will need about $23 billion, countries like US, Canada, Sweden and Germany have promised to support this innitiative with approximately $3.3 billion and the UN also thinks that this will help to eradicate poverty by 2030.

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