Mutua is a service provider established as a subsidiary of the United Nations in response to Goal 17 of its Sustainable Development Goals.
This Goal aims to revitalise partnerships between the Global North and Global South, enhancing the exchange of knowledge and helping to promote trade. Mutua aims to provide technological guidance to a range of stakeholders interested in partnering with people in diverse communities around the globe. The service offers training for ‘Technological Ambassadors’, who can participate in residencies aimed at building knowledge and identifying needs for new technologies in specific contexts. By pairing people and companies from the Global North and Global South, Mutua ensures that technology projects are implemented in ways that are useful and sustainable.