In a first-ever meeting on the sidelines of CeBIT, the world’s largest information technology trade fair of its kind, ministers and CEOs agreed today to increase collaboration to accelerate the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) as engines of economic growth.
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In a move to further engage the high-tech industry in bringing the benefits of information and communications technologies (ICTs) to developing countries, ICC Secretary General Guy Sebban and other members of the UN’s Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID) steering committee and strategy council are meeting today with Silicon Valley’s industry, academia and venture capital community.
In an address today to ITU Telecom World 2006, International Chamber of Commerce Secretary General Guy Sebban called for more public-private cooperation to spread access to the Internet and information and communications technologies (ICTs), two powerful drivers of development.
ICC Secretary General Guy Sebban recently joined UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Intel Chairman Craig Barrett to set objectives for the UN Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technologies and Development (GAID) at the initiative's steering committee meeting in New York.
Emphasizing the vast multi-billion dollar investment of business in creating and developing the Internet, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) today expressed disquiet at the failure of the preparatory conference that ended in Geneva last Friday to fully involve business in preparations for the final part of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis on 16-18 November.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Secretary General Maria Livanos Cattaui supported the concept of a global alliance on ICTs for development and the information society at the Eighth Meeting of the United Nations Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) Task Force in Dublin last week.
Any government body needing an integrated information system is faced with a myriad of choices to satisfy its needs. The latest title to be launched in the ICC Tools for E-Business series, Procuring ICTs, equips government decision-makers with a guide to getting the best value for their investment in information and communication technologies (ICTs).
In an increasingly dangerous world, can new developments in technology provide reliable safeguards for security and safety? Experts in important developments taking place in information and communication technologies (ICTs) believe they can.
World business leaders today called on governments to join them in creating the right conditions for information and communication technologies and the internet to reach their full potential as engines of economic growth and social development.