Documents/WITFOR

About WITFOR

Strategic_Plan

Publication: 2013-03-25

Source: http://www.witfor.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=14&Itemid=238

This work is conducted in eight thematic commissions and the result of this preparatory work is presented as policies, initiatives and best practices every second year in the conference.

The inaugural WITFOR was held in Lithuania in 2003, followed by Botswana in 2005, Ethiopia in 2007 and Vietnam in 2009. The 2012 edition in India will bring together around 1000 delegates, including ICT Ministers, senior policy-makers, academics, NGOs, ICT experts and ICT companies from the private sector.

Submitter:

Name:Owen Ambur

Email:Owen.Ambur@verizon.net

Organization:

Name:World Information Technology Forum

Acronym:WITFOR

Description:
World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) was initiated by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) to take advantage of the developmental opportunities offered by digital technologies and the need for developing countries and developed countries to collaborate to benefit from such opportunities. Started in 2003, IFIP has organised WITFOR every other year in cooperation with the government of the host country and many other stakeholders

Stakeholder(s):

  • International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)

  • Developing Countries

  • Developed Countries