Pacific Telecentre Workshop

Details of the organization
National ICT Committee
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: No
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: No

Information about the project
Pacific Telecentre Workshop
The development of viable telecentres is a key aspect of the WSIS action plan, and also of the Pacific Island ICT Policy and Plan. Connecting Island Communities. Pacific Telecentre Workshop is designed to foster and develop a vibrant telecentre movement in the Pacific region. Telecentres are a strategy of the Samoan Government's national ICT strategic plan to establish a rural connectivity which is the key to achieving our vision of "ICT for every Samoan"
Regional implementation
  • Asia and Pacific
Planned for future from 1/12/2004 to 30/6/2005
FDC, UNESCO NZ Commission, GKP, Sasakawa Peace Foundation and Government of Samoa, through sponsoring our own delegates in addition to the two sponsored delegates.

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* Media
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • WSIS Thematic Meeting
  • Conference
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No