Global ICT Conference on “Digital Divide and Knowledge Economy: Problems and Solutions”

Details of the organization
Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies
Azerbaijan
Governments
  • 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
Global ICT Conference on “Digital Divide and Knowledge Economy: Problems and Solutions”
Global ICT Conference on “Digital Divide and Knowledge Economy: Problems and Solutions” was held in Baku, Azerbaijan on November 25-28, 2004. As an international event, apart from the general public and the press, the Baku Conference brought together over 100 high level representatives of the ICT industry, government, civil society, academia and private sector from over 40 countries around the globe to share the best practices in e-Content and e-Creativity. The Conference showcased the world's best practice in quality e-Content in the framework of the World Summit Award Exhibition and placed a special emphasis on added value and demonstrating the concrete benefits of quality e-Content to the ICT industry and the general public. The Conference was jointly organized by the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies and the World Summit Award (WSA), together with a network of international partners. Final Baku Declaration was adopted.
International implementation
Completed from 25/11/2004 to 28/11/2004
Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies (MCIT) World Summit Award (WSA) United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

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
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  • Conference
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No