• To conduct research by investigating and inventing human-centered information and communication technologies (ICTs) to address some of the priorities central to the United Nations.
  • To influence and impact policymakers within the UN system and beyond, by encouraging evidence-based policy and action to create effective solutions to development challenges.
  • To nurture the next generation of interdisciplinary computing, information and social scientists, and engineers to be thought leaders in the field of ICTs for development.
  • To embrace the enormous dynamism of the city of Macau and Pearl River Delta region while still working globally.