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Workshop by Nadia Gombra at The Hague International Community Fair

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Workshop by Nadia Gombra at The Hague International Community Fair

Time: September 19, 2010 from 11am to 5pm
Location: The Hague City Hall Atrium
Street: Stadhuisplein
City/Town: The Hague
Website or Map: http://www.afroeuro.org
Event Type: network, event
Organized By: Africa-Europe Enterprise Fair
Latest Activity: Jan 19, 2016

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Event Description

Interliaise is an International Relation Development consultancy based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Interliaise focuses on developing the ICT sector in developing countries.
Interliaise aims to create international partnerships to stimulate incorporation of ICT's into businesses, political processes and everyday life in developing countries.

Managing director Nadia Gombra is a member of the global community of participants in the Internet governance capacity building programme (IGCBP), a capacity development initiative linked to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Mrs. Gombra will provide a workshop about;

Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D)

In today’s knowledge economy, know how replaces traditional resources such as land and capital as the building blocks for economic growth. The ICT sector has the potential during the next five years to directly impact the worldwide creation of 1.2 million new jobs and indirectly 25.3 million new jobs

This workshop aims to enhance general knowledge about deploying ICTs as a tool to meet demands in socio economic development.

Workshop outline;

1. Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D)

Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) is a general term referring to the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) within the field of socioeconomic development, international development and human rights

The international consensus on this point is clear; ICT can harness work towards the Millennium Development Goals, promote new business models, public policies and technology solutions in the global approach to development.

Policy decision makers play an essential role. With clear government action at local, national, regional and global levels, ICT has a serious potential to act as an enabler and dynamic driver for sustainable global economic growth in developing countries.

2. Key pillars of the ICT Ecosystem

As an ecosystem, the ICT sector is an ever-evolving constellation of players who interact to ensure balance, collaboration, interdependency and sustainability. Key pillars of the ICT Ecosystem:

1. Infrastructure investment.
2. Applications and content.
3. Markets and competition.
4. Policies and regulations.
5. Government budgets.
6. Skills and education for IT.

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