UN Official Lauds ITECC's Preliminary Action Plan for an Information Society
Byline: EDU H. LOPEZ
The United Nations resident coordinator in Manila has lauded the effort made by the Information Technology and E-Commerce Council (ITECC) led by chairman Virgilio Pena in coming up with the preliminary Philippine action plan for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
UN resident coordinator Rafaello Tarroni said that the objectives of the WSIS action plan are to build an inclusive information society, promote the use of information and knowledge for the achievement of internally-agreed development goals and address the new challenges of the information society.
"The use of IT is playing a vital role in the development of peoples lives," said Tarroni as he noted that the information and communication technology …
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