WTISD Symposium 2009

Details of the organization
Commonwealth Peoples' Association-Uganda (CPAUG)
Uganda
Civil society entities

Information about the project
WTISD Symposium 2009
The National Working Group (NWG) on the WTISD 2009 comprising of CPAUG, I-Network, UNDP Uganda and Uganda Communications Commission will be partnering with the Government of Uganda represented by the ICT ministry to commemorate the 2009 WTISD in Uganda with three activities like an ICT exhibition, a Youth ICT Forum and National Symposium on 15th May 2009. The country will adopt a national theme tagged along the global theme of the day.
National implementation:
Ongoing from 12th/05/2009 to 30th/08/09
Uganda Communications Commission, UNDP Uganda, ICT Ministry & I-Network Uganda

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
      * E-government
         * E-government strategies
         * Measuring e-government
         * Knowledge management
      * E-business
         * E-commerce and e-trade
         * Enabling environment
         * SME competitiveness
         * Technology and innovation
      * E-learning
      * E-health
      * E-employment
         * Professional training
      * E-environment
         * Ensure sustainable ICTs
         * Monitor/prevent disasters
      * E-agriculture
      * E-science
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* Media
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
* International and regional cooperation
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Programme
  • Conference
  • Training initiative
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? Yes