The OECD organised the following events that took place at the sixth annual Internet Governance Forum Meeting in Nairobi (Kenya) on 27-30 September 2011
This book presents a comprehensive view of Internet intermediaries, their economic and social function, development and prospects, benefits and costs, and roles and responsibilities.
The STI Scoreboard analyses the major trends in knowledge and innovation in today’s global economy. With over 180 indicators it presents a policy-oriented review of science, technology, innovation and industrial performance in OECD and major non-OECD countries.
English, Excel, 550kb
Workshop No. 91 held by the OECD on 27-30 September 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya.
There is widespread consensus that the openness of the Internet has been a key factor in stimulating innovation and economic growth.
This guide provides the statistical definitions, classifications and methods to measure and compare the information society across countries. It provides a standard reference for statisticians, analysts and policy-makers in the field.
English, , 339kb
OECD member governments, business groups and technical experts in June 2011 agreed a new framework to promote a more transparent and open Internet.
This report provides an overview of the potential benefits but also limitations of virtual worlds for enhancing collaboration, creativity, and learning across society.
The Communications Outlook provides an extensive range of indicators and examines the issues surrounding broadcasting markets, Internet infrastructure, communications expenditure, use by households and business, and trends in telecommunications services.
The Internet is a driver of innovation, improves efficiency, and thus contributes to growth and employment. This high-level meeting is a unique opportunity to strengthen global principles to create a reliable, resilient and innovative Internet environment.