Reports

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Gender ICT: Issues, Implications & Opportunities (Summary of Online Discussions)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 3,179 views
The document presents a summary of the discussions. Specific themes include access to ICTs and their use; Information, technology and women empowerment; and Women's campaigns, networks, resources and repositories on ICT.

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Who pays for the Information Society: Challenges and Issues on financing the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,693 views
The book is an in-depth look at the issues surrounding financial mechanisms to achieve universal access. While the book does not focus on gender, specifically, it contributes to the knowledge base necessary for effective advocacy in ICT policy processes.

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Tools for Development: Using Information and Communications Technology to achieve the Millennium Development Goals

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,369 views
The working document was presented at WSIS side events in Geneva in December 2003. The analysis is based on the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which includes the promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women.

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Putting gender on the agenda of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 3,044 views
The Powerpoint presentation details the various stages of the WSIS process.

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Overcoming the gender digital divide: understanding ICTs and their potential for the empowerment of women

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 4,025 views
The document is a synthesis of the results of the Virtual Seminar Series on gender and ICT, and online forum for exchange of research-based knowledge and information.

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E-commerce and Development Report 2003

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 4,388 views
The annual UNCTAD report analyses, from a development perspective, recent trends and advances in information and communication technologies (ICT), such as e-commerce and e-business, and examines their applications in developing countries.

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Fact Sheets: Briefing notes prepared for WSIS, Geneva 2003

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,596 views
Compendium of ICTs activities and projects carried out by various UN agencies in preparation for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

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Women's entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe and CIS countries

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:23 | 3,589 views
In Europe women become entrepreneurs on average twice less often than men. The UNECE Programme on Women’s Entrepreneurship aims at raising awareness of problems of women entrepreneurs by enhancing dialogue and promoting the exchange of best practices and recommending policies. This study includes select papers adopted from the First Forum of Women Entrepreneurs and meeting of the Team of...

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Access to Financing and ICT for Women Entrepreneurs in the UNECE region:Challenges and Good Practice

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:23 | 3,374 views
This report looks at women’s access to financing and ICT within progress and perspectives from selected countries and sub-regions in the area covered by the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE).

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Towards A Knowledge-Based Economy: Country Assessment Reports

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:23 | 3,638 views
The reports provide an overview of a situation in the areas relevant to the development and functioning of the knowledge-based economy.