UNCTAD Expert Meeting: In support of the implementation and follow-up of WSIS: Using ICTs to achieve growth and development, jointly organized by UNCTAD, OECD and ILO
4-5 December 2006, Geneva, Palais des Nations
Organised in the framework of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) follow-up and implementation, this meeting showcased the impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on economic and social development and growth with a view to encourage action at the national, regional and global levels to implement the WSIS outcomes. It followed up on the outcomes of the WSIS Thematic Meeting on the “Economic and Social Impact of ICTs” held in Guatemala in January 2005.
Experts from both developed and developing countries, representatives of governments, the civil society, the academia and the private sector involved in the knowledge-based economy research and policy making.
The agenda can be downloaded here.
Documents and further information can be found on the UNCTAD website.