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
The conference will be based on presentations of available data on migration trends of the various regions of origin underlining the specificities of the PCD issues. It will provide a political space for exchange of views and experiences on topics related to migration policies and their development dimension in migrants' countries of origin. Debates among parliamentarians will be introduced by High Level keynote speakers and experts.