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 Friday, October 22, 2010
UN Radio: Jamaica committed to use of ICT to drive development, increase knowledge & meet the challenges of our time

The Plenipotentiary Conference is the key event at which ITU member States decide on the future role of the organization, thereby determining the organization's ability to influence and affect the development of Information and Communication Technologies-ICTs- worldwide. During the plenary session, Jamaica's Minister of State in the Prime -Minister's office Clive Mullings said that Jamaica is committed to the use of information, communication and technology to drive development, increase knowledge and meet the challenges of our time.

He noted that since becoming a member State of the ITU in 1963, Jamaica has been committed to the best use of information and communications technologies for the advancement of Jamaicans and the peoples of the world.

To listen to the full UN Radio report: http://www.unmultimedia.org/radio/english/detail/104600.html