On average, people are healthier and live longer today than before. But progress in health outcomes has been highly uneven across the world. This event underscores the importance of mutually supportive policies for combating the spread of disease and reducing poverty.
A platform for policymakers, experts and practicioners from developing and developed countries to share their experiences and exchange views on effective Technical Barriers to Trade policy orientations from an open market perspective.
This publication draws on discussion papers prepared for the workshop Policy Coherence in the Application of Information and Communication Technologies for Development, held on 10-11 September 2009. It examines some of the main challenges in closing the discrepancies in access to ICTs and use of ICTs between countries.
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2009 annual report on PCD
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The Progress Report on PCD was presented at the 24-25 June 2009 MCM
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progress report for Council C(2009)66
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The well attended meeting, including developing countries, focused on two issues: how to address the development challenges coherently and how to develop tools to measure progress in coherent policies.
Presentations at the 8 June 2009 PCD meeting