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Project ID: 1103102489
Entity: Azerbaijan - Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies
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Activity: Global ICT Conference on “Digital Divide and Knowledge Economy: Problems and Solutions”
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Activity description: 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.
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Entity from: Eastern Europe - Azerbaijan
Geographical coverage of the activity: International
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
Theme 2. Information and communication infrastructure
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 5. Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
Theme 6. Enabling environment
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
Theme 8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
Theme 9. Media
Theme 10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
Theme 11. International and regional cooperation
Theme 12. Achieving WSIS targets (PoA, Section B)
Theme 13. Digital Solidarity Agenda (PoA, Section D)
Theme 14. Follow-up and evaluation (PoA, Section E)
Theme 15. Towards WSIS Phase 2 (Tunis) (PoA, Section F)
Related MDGs: no information available
Activity type: Conference
Time scale: Completed: 25/11/2004 - 28/11/2004
Partners: Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies (MCIT) World Summit Award (WSA) United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
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