UN Regional Commissions

14 November 2007 - A Open Forum on Other in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Agenda

Proponent

The Forum is organized by the UN Regional Commissions:

Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) - http://www.uneca.org
Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) - http://www.unece.org
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) - http://www.eclac.org/SocInfo
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) - http://www.unescap.org
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) - http://www.escwa.org.

Additional Information

United Nations Regional Commissions Open Forum
An event jointly organized by the UN Regional Commissions in connection with the WSIS Cluster of Events

Open to all WSIS Stakeholders

Introduction and Welcome Speaker and Chairperson: Mr. Rogerio Sanatana, Secretary of Logistics and Information Technology; Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management, Federal Government of Brazil

ECLAC: From eLAC2007 to eLAC2010: Regional Plans of Action for Latin American and Caribbean Information Societies
Speaker: Mr. Martin Hilbert, Coordinator, Information Society Programme, ECLAC

ESCWA: The Information Society in Western Asia with Focus on Internet Governance
Speaker: Mr. Mansour Farah, Team Leader, ESCWA

ESCAP: Internet Governance in Asia and the Pacific: Economic Dynamism and Social Challenges
Speaker: Mr. Daewon Choi, Chief, ICT Policy Section, ESCAP

ECA: African Perspectives on Internet Governance
Speaker: Mr. Mactar Seck, ICT for Development Officer, ECA

ECE: Internet Governance in Europe and Central Asia: Progress Assessment
Speaker: Mr. Hans Armfelt Hansell, Chief, Trade Policy, ECE
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For more information on the work of the United Nations Regional Commissions on the Information Society, please consult the following websites:

Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) - http://www.uneca.org

Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) - http://www.unece.org

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) - http://www.eclac.org/SocInfo

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) - http://www.unescap.org

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) - http://www.escwa.org

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