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PEACE

Peace

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ICT Task Force Series
REFORMING INTERNET GOV PERSPECTIV

Reforming Internet Governance

Perspectives from the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)

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ICT Task Force Series
3 Nov 2008
The WGIG's mandate is to analyze the governance of Internet and make proposals for action as well as to identify the public policy issues involved.This volume presents papers by former members of the WGIG and its Secretariat staff that were written subsequent to the release of the group's reports...
WORLD SUMMIT ON THE INFORMATION SO

The World Summit on the Information Society

Moving from the Past into the Future

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ICT Task Force Series
3 Nov 2008
This book is a collection of more than fifty short papers, providing readers with first hand insights from key players who participated in the making of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Declaration of principles and the WSIS Plan of Action. The contributors represent a broad va...
HARNESSING THE POTENTIAL ICT EDUCA

Harnessing the Potential of ICT for Education

A Multistakeholder Approach - Proceedings from the Dublin Global Forum of the United Nations ICT Task Force

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ICT Task Force Series
18 Nov 2005
While the right to education is recognized as fundamental for each citizen, access to it is not guaranteed. In the developing world, the essential building blocks for education systems are suffering from deficiencies. ICT can help respond to these challenges and create the environment that is con...
INFORMATION & COMM TECH FOR PEACE

Information and Communication Technology for Peace

The Role of ICT in Preventing, Responding to and Recovering from Conflict

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ICT Task Force Series
18 Nov 2005
The examples of Information and Communication Technology use in warfare are well known: propaganda, intelligence, communications and ICT-enabled weapons. This report aims to answer the following question: do ICTs have a special role in promoting peace?
VILLAGE PHONE REPLICATION MANUAL

Village Phone Replication Manual

Creating Sustainable Access to Affordable Telecommunications for the Rural Poor

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ICT Task Force Series
23 Sep 2005
Why is it such a challenge to provide telecommunications to rural areas? High initial infrastructure investment, relative low call volumes, high maintenance costs due to harsh environments, cash box collection needs, cash security costs (for coin operated phones), card availability (for prepaid a...
WTO E-COMMERCE & INFORMATION

WTO, E-commerce and Information Technologies

From the Uruguay Round through the Doha Development Agenda - A Report to the UN ICT Task Force

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ICT Task Force Series
26 Aug 2005
This paper presents an overview of one of the most important processes today determining the governance of information technology: the growing role of the World Trade Organization. The application of the WTO’s rules-based trading system to the goods, services, and intellectual property that facil...
INTERNET GOVERNANCE GRAND COLLA

Internet Governance

A Grand Collaboration

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ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
This publication is an edited collection of papers contributed to the United Nations ICT Task Force Global Forum on Internet Governance (New York, 25 - 26 March 2004). The papers provide useful information on how many different organizations are already governing the Internet and its effects on s...
CONNECTED FOR DEV INFO KIOSKS

Connected for Development

Information Kiosks and Sustainability

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ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
This publication suggests that Information kiosks can be a timely model based on lessons learned from Internet Cafes, placing the focus on using the technology as a tool to deliver information and services to the underserved. Thus, the rural and disenfranchised of the world are given a voice and ...
ROLE INFO & COMMUNICAT TECHN

Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Global Development, The

Analyses and Policy Recommendations

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ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
This publication, which is a reflection and synthesis of the dialogue among the Task Force community, illustrates the importance placed on understanding, exploring and integrating the myriad applications of ICT with the Millennium Development Goals, a framework agreed to by member governments of ...
INFO & COMMUN TECHNO FOR AFRICAN

Information and Communication Technologies for African Development

An Assessment of Progress and Challenges Ahead

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ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
Nowhere is the digital divide more pronounced than in countries of the African continent. Africa is the most unconnected, in an increasingly connected world. Yet, given the broad spectrum of development challenges, including fighting diseases, famine and poverty while striving for socioeconomic, ...
INFORMATION INSECURITY SURVIVAL

Information Insecurity

A Survival Guide to the Uncharted Territories of Cyber-threats and Cyber-security

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ICT Task Force Series
1 Jul 2005
This book attempts to create greater awareness about the growing dangers of cyber-hooliganism, cyber-crime, cyber-terrorism and cyber-war, inherent in the new opportunities for good and evil that have been opened up in Information Technology.
WIRELESS INTERNET OPPORTUNITIES

Wireless Internet Opportunity for Developing Countries, The

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ICT Task Force Series
28 May 2004