Technologies nouvelles et émergentes et compétitivité du secteur des ressources naturelles en Afrique
A l'aube du 21ème siècle, le développement des nations est devenu, plus que jamais, tributaire de la connaissance, de l'information et du savoir-faire. Ainsi, malgré sa grande richesse en ressources naturelles, l'Afrique ...
Information in the service of governance: Plenary session no.3: The role of the private sector "Private - Public: A marriage of convenience"
Internet, Television, Urbanization, Democracy and above all Literacy have transformed the whole world in a small microcosm where African citizens has also ended up by developing new needs, like what is going on elsewhere. ...
Report of the WSIS academia research network brainstorming workshop, 9-11 June 2004 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A nation's ability to fully develop an Information Society depends on the capacity of its people to be educated, to assimilate, and to process complex information. In this context,higher education institutions play a ...
Scan-ICT: understanding ICT penetration and usage in Africa
The Scan-ICT project is a multi-donor initiative that seeks to build support for the phased development of a comprehensive African capability to define, collect and manage key information needed to support the growing ...
Draft provisional annotated agenda
This report reviews the recommendations made during the CODI II meeting in 2001. The progress made and remaining tasks will be highlighted.
Science et technologie et compétitivité des resources naturelles en Afrique : document de synthèse
La Conférence des ministres africains responsables du développement économique et social et de la planification a adopté, en avril 1996, la résolution 826 (XXXII) par laquelle les ministres ont crée de nouveaux organes ...
ECA's activities in the area of ICTs in 2005-2007 and work programme for the biennium 2008-2009, including highlights on the implementation of the fourth meeting of the committee(CODI IV)recommendations
The fourth meeting of the Committee on Development Information (CODI) was held at the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 23 - 28 April 2005, on the theme ...
Study on telecommunications regulation in Africa
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has, for two decades, placed priority on building an information-rich continent through the African Information Society Initiative (AISI). The AISI framework is geared towards ...
Women and information communication technologies: setting the context for information literacy programme and social change in Cameroon
The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) define information literacy as the ability to identify, locate, access, evaluate and apply the needed information. Such a definition highlights the importance of ...
Preliminary reflection to launch an African action plan on e-governance
E-governance or the utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to facilitate public administration at the national, regional and local levels is considered as an important element of the information ...