Regional Advisory services on ICT policies and strategies

Details of the organization
UN ESCAP
International
International organizations

Information about the project
Regional Advisory services on ICT policies and strategies
A UNESCAP Regional Advisor on ICT policies and strategies assists government of member states upon their request with short-term interventions on ICT policies and strategies. The work typically consists of facilitation of policy drafting processes, training, awareness raising activities, development of sectoral action plans and substantial participation in appropriate fora.
Regional implementation
  • Asia and Pacific
Ongoing from to 
Usually Country ICT agencies, often UNDP and depending on the nature of the intervention ITU, UNCTAD, UNESCO and others

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* Enabling environment
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • On-going Capacity Building
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No