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CTA Announces Technology as New Human Security Pillar

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® announced technology as a new eighth pillar of the Human Security for All (HS4A) campaign. The announcement took place at an event on the United Nations Main Campus, co-hosted by CTA, World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) and the UN Trust Fund for Human Security during the 78th session of the UN General Assembly.

The addition of technology as a human security pillar—alongside economic, environmental, food, health, political, personal and community security—reflects the power of technology as a tool to advance human security in all its dimensions. Access to technology enhances the human experience. It is essential to development, enabling us to do more with less, tackle the world’s most pressing challenges and close the sustainable development goals (SDG) investment gap. 

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UN Adds Tech as Human Security Pillar in Lead-Up to CES 2024

Celebrating a historic development and partnership, leaders from the United Nations, CTA and executives from the association’s membership met at the 78th session of the UN General Assembly to announce technology as a new pillar of the Human Security for All (HS4A) worldwide campaign. As the eighth pillar, access to technology attains global recognition as essential to human security. Find out what that means, and how the new designation will be showcased at CES 2024.

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Safeguarding the Human Experience Through Technology

The message is universal. With unprecedented global challenges, the Human Security for All (HS4A) campaign serves to cultivate collaboration and innovation across all industries, all countries, to improve the human experience. The Consumer Technology Association, producer of CES, is proud to be part of this first-of-its-kind partnership.