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 WSIS STOCKTAKING & PARTNERSHIPS : ACTIVITY DETAILS
 
Project ID: 1326637610
Entity: Ministry of Information and Communication Technology
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Activity: National Information & Communication Technology Strategic Plan (NICTSP) 2011–2014: Towards i-Mauritius
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Activity description: The initial National Information & Communication Technology Strategic Plan (NICTSP) NICTSP 2007-2011 has been reviewed to assess whether the country is on track to achieve the broader targets as set out in the plan and to what degree these projects need to be reprioritised. This has led to the formulation of the new NICTSP 2011-2014 ‘Towards i-Mauritius’ which has already been approved by the Government and is currently being implemented. The NICTSP 2011-2014 aims to accelerate growth by making the ICT sector a stronger pillar of the economy. The strategic areas of intervention are: - Reviewing of the regulatory, institutional and policy frameworks to attract investment in the ICT sector and to enhance the performance and optimization of IT services; - Positioning Mauritius as an excellent export destination and a regional ICT hub; - Enhancing e-government services; - Providing a secure and reliable ICT environment for online transactions; - Investing in human capital development for ICT; and - Elaboration and Implementation of a Broadband strategy.
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Entity from: International
 
Geographical coverage of the activity: National
 
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development [National e-strategies]
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 [E-government] [E-government systems] [Measuring e-government] [E-business] [Enabling environment] [SME competitiveness] [Technology and innovation] [E-learning] [E-health] [E-employment] [E-environment] [Protect environment] [E-agriculture] [E-science]
Theme 10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
Theme 11. International and regional cooperation
Theme 12. Achieving WSIS targets (PoA, Section B)
 
Related MDGs:
MDG 7. Ensure environmental sustainability
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
 
Activity type: Programme
Time scale: Ongoing
Partners: African Development Bank
 
 Additional Information on National Implementation Mechanism
 Strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
 National e-strategy: Yes
 Additional Information:
 National Information & Communication Technology Strategic Plan (NICTSP) 2011–2014: Towards i-Mauritius, www.gov.mu/portal/goc/telecomit/file/ICTplan.pdf

 

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