ICT Promoting Human Development and Environment

WITFOR 2016 - World Information Technology Forum - September 12-14th, San José, Costa Rica

The World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) was initiated by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and has been organized by IFIP periodically since 2003 in cooperation with several stakeholders in the host country. So far WITFOR has been held in Lithuania, in 2003; in Botswana, in 2005; in Ethiopia in 2007; in Vietnam in 2009 and in India, in 2012. WITFOR brings together senior policy-makers, academics, NGOs and GOs representatives, ICT experts, and the private ICT sector.

WITFOR 2016 intends to bring together members of the ICT community from governments, academia, industry and associations, to discuss recent proposals aimed to reach the sustainable development goals, promoted by the United Nations, to improve global conditions by reducing poverty and hunger; achieving universal education; promoting gender equality; ensuring environmental sustainability; combating diseases and reducing mortality.

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http://www.witfor2016.org

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