Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development

12 November 2007 - A Open Forum on Enhanced Cooperation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Agenda

Welcome: The Partnership for Measuring ICT for Development

Partnership representative: Sam Paltridge, Principal Administrator, Directorate of Science Technology and Industry, for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Keynote speech: The perspective of ICT statistics producer. Keynote Speaker: Mr. Eduardo Nuñes, Director of the Brazilian Institute of Statistics, IBGE:

Presentation of the Partnership 2007 publication Speaker: Martin Hilbert, Coordinator Information Society Programme, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Presentation: The perspective of ICT statistics harmonization Speaker: Mansour Farah, Team Leader, ICT Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)

Presentation: The perspective of ICT statistics user Speaker: Richard Bourassa, Director, International Policy E-Commerce Branch. Industry Canada.

Conclusions: Remaining challenges for international collaboration in ICT measurementSpeaker: Mr. Robert Shaw, Head, ICT Applications and Cybersecurity Division Policies and Strategies Department, Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU For more information see: http://measuring-ICT.unctad.org , http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/partnership/