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"Bangladesh can be the example of reducing poverty applying ICT in various sectors, including agriculture." Gerolf Weigel

The World Summit on the Information Society provides a unique opportunity for all key stakeholders to develop a common vision and understanding and to address the whole range of relevant issues related to the Information Society. It aims to bring together Heads of State, Executive Heads of the United Nations agencies, non-governmental organizations, civil society entities, industry leaders and media representatives to foster a clear statement of political will and concrete plan of action to shape the future of the global information society and to promote the urgently needed access of all countries to information, knowledge and communication technologies for development.

The Summit has been endorsed by the UN General Assembly and will take place under the high patronage of Kofi Annan, UN Secretary-General, with the International Telecommunication Union taking the lead role in its preparation. The Summit will be held in two phases: Geneva (10-12 December 2003) and Tunisia (16-18 November

8 December 2003 : Latest versions of the Draft Declaration of Principles and Draft Plan of Action

THIS TUESDAY: Migration, labour, media and organizing -- The back side of the information society

Youth Day’ Launched at the World Summit on the Information Society

SDNP Bangladesh
The Sustainable Development Networking Program (SDNP) is a global catalytic initiative launched by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in response to Agenda 21, which articulated the need for improved information dissemination to support sustainable development.
MDG Portal Launched
SDNP Bangladesh has launched their Millennium Development Goals (MDG) portal in Local Language (Bangla)

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