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United Nations & Global NRENs 23 April 2007. A UNique Opportunity for Collaboration with the Global Research and Education Network Community. John Campbell Chief, Operations United Nations Michael Laing ITSD Director Office (I2 Coordinator). Presentation Overview. Who are we?

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united nations global nrens 23 april 2007

United Nations & Global NRENs 23 April 2007

A UNique Opportunity for Collaboration with the Global Research and Education Network Community

John Campbell

Chief, Operations United Nations

Michael Laing

ITSD Director Office (I2 Coordinator)

presentation overview
Presentation Overview
  • Who are we?
  • What do we do?
  • Why Global NRENs and the UN?
  • Key Issues
  • Progress to Date
  • Next Steps
who are we
Who Are We?
  • Demographics UN System
    • Over 100 Organizations
    • 200,000 International Civil Servants
      • Staff (Administrative, Political, Researchers, Scientists, Educators, Lawyers, Engineers, etc.)
      • Volunteers
      • Soldiers, Nurses…
      • And more…
    • Presence in all 192 Member States
    • 22+ Peacekeeping / Political Missions
what do we do
Agriculture

Atomic Energy

Communication/Meetings

Disarmament/De-mining

Disaster Relief

Education

Health

Law

Meteorology

Outer Space

Peacekeeping

Peacemaking

Research

Sea

Statistics

Trade

Training

TV / Radio Production

Sustainable Development

What Do We Do?
what do we do un system
What Do We Do? (UN System)
  • Chief Executive Board for Coordination (CEB)
    • The Millennium Declaration and the UN system

The organizations of the UN system stand together poised to adapt and intensify their efforts, with the support of Member States, and on behalf of them and their peoples, to bring the vision of the Millennium Declaration to life.

    • Link to CEB Website: http://www.unsystemceb.org/
global nrens and the un
Global NRENs and the UN

“Center for Harmonizing the Actions of Nations”

from…UN Charter

The UN Does Not Make or Sell Anything…

Communications and Delivery of Humanitarian Services are our key roles…

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Global NRENs and the UN?
  • Sharing the UN’s Data Repository
    • Official Document System (6 Official Languages)
    • Verbatim recordings, including interpretation of UN meetings
    • UN K-20 Distance Education
    • Humanitarian Relief
    • Human Rights
    • Vulnerable Groups (homeless, aging, indigenous, etc)
    • Economic & Financial Data
    • Historical Archives (text, audio, video)
global nrens and the un2
Global NRENs and the UN
  • Collaboration
    • Resolving International Issues using high speed Video Conferencing
    • Major meetings with simultaneous interpretation using high speed Video Conferencing
    • Facilitate UN-sponsored research collaboration with existing R & E I2 Institutions & their principal investigators
    • Broaden Training (extend reach) with high speed Video Conferencing
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Global NRENs and the UN
  • Extend Global NRENs Reach into Africa
    • Utilize Member State Missions to UNHQ
    • Facilitate Coordination with Peacekeeping Operations
    • Leverage existing Satellite Network
    • Work Collectively with NREN and Member States on Infrastructure Development Projects
    • Coordinate UN System Organizations with African presence
key issues
Key Issues
  • Difficulty in Connecting
    • Global NRENs Not Set Up to Address Global Orgs
    • Each NREN has to be approached separately
    • No standard way to “do business” with an NREN
    • Responsiveness of NRENs varies
  • NRENs Operate Informally
    • It is who you know
    • Need to move from a user to customer focus
  • UN Focus
    • Do not want to research network-related issues
    • Share, Collaborate, & Extend NREN reach
progress to date
Progress To Date
  • Applied as Affiliate Member - March 2006
  • Approved by I2 - April 2006
  • Educated UN Departments
    • DESA
      • Statistical database sharing
    • DGACM
      • GA & SC Video Conferencing
      • 100 international VC’s per day; many are public
    • DPA
      • Remote expert participation & collaboration
next steps
Next Steps
  • Connect UN Headquarters in NYC
    • NYSERNet
    • Dark Fibre loop
  • Market to UN System at Interagency Meetings…
    • ITAG (Interagency Telecommunications Agency Meeting)
    • IT Manager Meeting
  • Earmark Funding & Phased Rollout Plan
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Q & A

Questions and Answers