Web for Development meeting, November 2007

Details of the organization
UN-HABITAT (United Nations Human Settlements Programme)
International
International organizations

Information about the project
Web for Development meeting, November 2007
A meeting of more than 300 development and IT experts from the United Nations, Governments, local authorities, civil society and the private sector on policies, applications, technologies and best practices on promoting development using web technology.
International implementation
Completed from 28/11/2007 to 30/11/2007
UNEP, UNDP, GAID

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
      * ICT for sustainable development
      * National e-strategies
      * Partnerships
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
      * E-government
         * E-government systems
      * E-business
         * Enabling environment
         * SME competitiveness
         * Supply chains and outsourcing
      * E-learning
      * E-health
      * E-environment
         * Protect environment
      * E-agriculture
* Media
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • WSIS Thematic Meeting
  • Conference
  • Website
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No