International Conference on The policymaking role of Parliaments in the development of the Information Society
Fecha:Sáb, 03/03/2007 - Dom, 04/03/2007
The International Conference on “The policymaking role of Parliaments in the development of the Information Society” was organized by the Chamber of Deputies of Italy. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) provided substantive and technical inputs to the Conference through the Global Centre for Information and Communication Technologies in Parliament.
Fecha:Jue, 13/09/2012 - Sáb, 15/09/2012
La Conferencia Mundial de 2012 sobre el Parlamento electrónico está organizada conjuntamente por las Naciones Unidas y la Unión Interparlamentaria, a través del Centro Mundial para las TIC en el Parlamento, y hospedada por la Cámara de Diputados de Italia en Roma.
Fecha:Lun, 16/05/2011 - Vie, 20/05/2011
WSIS Forum 2011 was held from 16th to 20th May 2011 and provided structured opportunities to network, learn and to participate in multi-stakeholder discussions and consultations on WSIS implementation. This event was built upon the tradition of annual WSIS May meetings, and its new format is the result of open consultations with all WSIS Stakeholders.
This report presents the results of a systematic analysis of societal, policy and research trends in the governance and policy modelling domain in Europe. These analyses are considered central for understanding and road mapping future research on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for governance and policy modelling.
Time slot:11:30 - 13:00
Addressing the digital divide remains high on the agenda of national and international ICT policy makers and there are promising signs of progress in this area. An analysis by the International Telecommunication Union shows that the digital divide among countries is growing smaller.
Time slot:10:00 - 11:00
Source:International Telecommunications Union
The latest edition of Measuring the Information Society features the new ITU ICT Development Index (IDI) and the ICT Price Basket - two benchmarking tools to measure the Information Society. The IDI captures the level of advancement of ICTs in 159 countries worldwide and compares progress made between 2002 and 2008. It also measures the global digital divide and examines how it has developed in recent years.
Progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society
The report "Progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society at the regional and international levels" has been prepared in response to the request by the Economic and Social Council, in its resolution 2006/46, to the United Nations Secretary-General to inform the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) on the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) as part of his annual reporting to the Commission.
The World e-Parliament Conference provided an opportunity to debate the challenges and benefits provided by ICT and analyzed successful approaches, identified good practices and lessons learned.
Fecha:Jue, 21/10/2010 - Vie, 22/10/2010
The World e-Parliament Conference 2010 took place on 21 and 22 October 2010 at the Pan-African Parliament in Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. The event was co-organized by the United Nations, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the Parliament of South Africa, the Pan-African Parliament and the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament.
ICT, Science and Technology Division (ISTD) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
The ICT, Science and Technology Division (ISTD) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is an integrated information service and resource center for Africa, making quality information on African development globally accessible and assisting ECA Member States to build national capacities in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for accelerated and sustainable development.
Teléfono: +251 11 551 1167
The Berkman Center's mission is to explore and understand cyberspace; to study its development, dynamics, norms, and standards; and to assess the need or lack thereof for laws and sanctions.
23 Everett StreetCambridge, MA 02138
Teléfono: +1 617 495 7547
United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP)
APCICT was inaugurated on 16 June 2006 as a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and is located in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The Centre’s mission is to strengthen the efforts of the member countries of ESCAP to use ICT in their socio-economic development through human and institutional capacity building. To meet this objective, APCICT’s work is focused on three inter-related pillars – Training, Research and Advisory Services.
7-50 Songdo-dongYeonsu-gu, 28
Teléfono: +82 32 245 1700
Almost four in five people around the world believe that access to the internet is a fundamental right, a poll for the BBC World Service suggests. The survey - of more than 27,000 adults across 26 countries - found strong support for net access on both sides of the digital divide.