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Fifth Regional Workshop on Information Society Measurement in Latin America and the Caribbean

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 6-8 April 2009

The Fifth Regional Workshop on Information Society Measurement in Latin America and the Caribbean (April 6-8, 2009) was organized by OSILAC, the Observatory for the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean (initiative from UNECLAC, with the support of ICA-IDRC / @LIS-EU), in collaboration with the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), SOFTEX, and the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee. The meeting was attended by National Statistical Offices of 16 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean. Additionally, other institutions like national agencies in charge of producing ICT statistics or ICT policy making, universities and private sector also participated. From the international organizations, ITU, UNCTAD and Eurostat attended the meeting.

The meeting focused on the following topics: (1) The progress made in the elaboration and analysis of indicators on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) access and usage; 2) The revised list of ICT core indicators for measuring the Information Society; (3) The revised version of the Compendium of Practices on the implementation of ICT questions in household and business surveys; (4) Manuals for the production of ICT Statistics, including the ITU and UNCTAD Manuals; (5) The importance of harmonized indicators for the development of public policies.



  • Documents (pdf format)
    1. Agenda -
    English - Español
    2. Compendio de Prácticas sobre Implementación de Preguntas de TIC en Encuestas de Hogares y Empresas -

    3. Revisions and additions to the core list of ICT indicators - English - Español
    4. Draft list of e-Government indicators - English - Español
    5. Guide to measuring the Information Society , 2009 - English
    6. Manual for measuring ICT access and use by households and individuals – 2009 Edition - English
    7. Manual for the Production of Statistics on the Information Economy - 2009 Revised Edition - English
    8. San Salvador commitment - English - Español
    9. UNESCO Institute for Statistics initiatives for standardization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) use in Education indicators - English
    10. List of participants - English - Español
    11. Indicadores básicos sobre uso de TIC en las empresas - Revisión 2008 -





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