Electronic Commerce for Developing Countries

Details of the organization
ITU (International Telecommunication Union)
International organizations

Information about the project
Electronic Commerce for Developing Countries
For more than 5 years, ITU has been providing technical assistance in the implementation of e-business project for developing countries. As part of its Electronic Commerce for Developing Countries (EC-DC), e-business projects have been implemented in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Arab Region. Five regional seminars on e-business have been organized to address regional technology policy issues and strategies for e-business. ITU also provides direct assistance to developing countries in e-business technology policies and strategies. There is an ongoing project in Seychelles, launched in Q3 2003 and scheduled to be fully operational by the end of 2004.
International implementation
Ongoing from 1999 to 

WSIS information
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Programme
  • Conference
  • Technical assistance
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No