The United Nations announced today it has signed a deal with China to establish a global platform for digital data sharing and sharing of news.
The move is aimed at combating what it calls “fake news” and is part of efforts to bolster the world’s ability to share information and provide a counterweight to the spread of terrorism.
The deal, which has been signed by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, will enable the UN to track and share information with China about the most important news and information in the world.
“We’re looking forward to the opportunities and opportunities of the future,” Guterre said in a statement announcing the deal.
“I know that this deal will help to strengthen the information sharing and collaboration in Africa and around the world.”
China is Africa’s largest trading partner and largest economy.
The two nations have a long-standing diplomatic and economic relationship.
The deal includes a new multilateral partnership for information sharing that will focus on the spread and use of information.
The agreement includes provisions for China to share and disseminate information with the UN and its agencies and partners on a global basis.
It also includes new information sharing obligations for UN agencies, including those that report to the Security Council.
Guterres and other UN officials announced the signing of the agreement at a news conference in New York.
China is one of Africa’s biggest trading partners and the largest economy in the region.