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ERIC Number: ED398871
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 85
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African Regional Symposium on Telematics for Development. Report and Recommendations = Colloque regional africain la telematique au service du developpement. Rapport et recommandations (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, April 3-7, 1995).
International Telecommunication Union, Geneva (Switzerland).; International Development Research Centre, Ottawa (Ontario).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).; United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).
The African Regional Symposium on Telematics for Development was organized in view of the special educational and communication needs of Africa in a time of accelerating change and development of information technologies. The symposium brought together more than 150 African specialists, and over 40 participants from other regions and development assistance organizations, to discuss achievements, problems and proposed solutions. Recommendations focused on: (1) building political leadership in telematics for development; (2) collaboration and coordination; (3) regulatory issues; (4) training; (5) connectivity, participation and infrastructure development; (6) technical innovation; and (7) broadband and multimedia perspectives. Five annexes (appendices) include: the symposium program; scientific committee of experts; list of participants; list of documents; and Resolution 795 (XXX): "Building Africa's information highway." (AEF)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Evaluative; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
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Language: EnglishFrench
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Authoring Institution: International Telecommunication Union, Geneva (Switzerland).; International Development Research Centre, Ottawa (Ontario).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).; United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).
Identifiers - Location: Africa