International Cooperation

Inauguration of the Office of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament

Date: 
Fri, 17/11/2006

17 November 2006
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) inaugurated in Rome, Italy, the Office of the Global Centre for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Parliament.

Parliaments and the Information Society: Enhancing Cooperation and Building Partnerships

Date: 
Wed, 17/05/2006

17 May 2006 
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) convened a meeting on "Parliaments and the Information Society: Enhancing cooperation and building partnerships" on 17 May 2006, Palais des Nations, Geneva.

Global Centre launched at the World Summit on the Information Society.

16 November 2005
The United Nations Under Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, José Antonio Ocampo, launched the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament on 16 November 2005 at the high-level dialogue "Governance, Global Citizenship and Technology: the Role of Parliaments in the Information Society" during the World Summit on the Information Society in Tunis.

122nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and Related Meetings

Date: 
Sat, 27/03/2010 - Thu, 01/04/2010

The National Assembly of Thailand has the honour to be the host of the 122nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and Related Meetings in Bangkok, Thailand.

2010 Meeting of the Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments (ASGP)

Date: 
Sun, 28/03/2010 - Thu, 01/04/2010

The Association of Secretaries General will meet at Bangkok in Thailand from 28 March to 1 April 2010, in parallel with the 122nd session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. The meeting will take place in the Centara Bangkok Convention Centre, the same venue as for the IPU Assembly.

WSIS Forum 2010

Date: 
Mon, 10/05/2010 - Fri, 14/05/2010

ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP are pleased to announce that the WSIS Forum 2010 will be held from 10 to 14 May 2010, at the ITU Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland. This event builds upon the tradition of annual WSIS May meetings, and its new format is a result of the open consultations with all WSIS Stakeholders.

Third Parliamentary Forum on Shaping the Information Society - ICT and the Global Economic Crisis: Current Situation and Future Perspectives

Date: 
Mon, 03/05/2010 - Wed, 05/05/2010

The Report of the Third Parliamentary Forum is now available!

The Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations, Mr. Sha Zukang; the Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Mr. Anders Johnson; and the Secretary General of the ITU, Mr. Hamadoun Touré opened the Third Parliamentary Forum “ICT and the Global Economic Crisis: Current Situation and Future Perspectives”. The event was the third meeting of members of parliament focusing on issues relating to the Information Society and the aim of the Forum series was to further dialogue among legislators on parliamentary actions that can contribute to the shaping of the future Information Society in view of the WSIS implementation, follow-up and future 2015 review.

76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly: Open access to knowledge - promoting sustainable progress

Date: 
Tue, 10/08/2010 - Sun, 15/08/2010

Theme: Open access to knowledge - promoting sustainable progress

The theme chosen for the World Library and Information Congress in Gothenburg energizes and supports the Presidential Theme of IFLA President, Ellen Tise: Libraries driving access to knowledge.

The 2010 theme is therefore centered around the following:

Euro-Africa Cooperation Forum on ICT Research 2010

Date: 
Thu, 04/02/2010

The 2nd “Euro-Africa Cooperation Forum on ICT Research” is organised by the FP7 EuroAfrica-ICT EU-funded project and is supported by the African Union Commission (AUC - HRST) and the European Commission (EC - DG INFSO - International Relations Unit) under the Information Communication Technology (ICT) theme of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).

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