Meridian International Conference 2011

Details of the organization
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Meridian International Conference 2011
Founded in 2005, Meridian International Conference is an annual policy forum for governmental policy makers and international organizations to exchange insights on issues related to Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP). More than 30 countries expected to participate in the Conference hosted by Q-CERT in October 2011. This year, Meridian Conference is hosted by Qatar’s National Center for Information Security (Q-CERT) and will take place in Doha, Qatar. Representatives from more than 30 countries are expected to participate, as well as prominent international organizations, including the United Nations and the International Telecommunications Union.
International implementation
Ongoing from 24/10/2011 to 26/10/2011

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
      * ICT for sustainable development
      * National e-strategies
      * E-participation
      * Partnerships
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* 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
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Conference
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No