It brings together a wealth of information, links and a bookstore offering publications by the United Nations regional body on this subject.
(4 July, 2005) A new space within the ECLAC website was launched by the Information Society Programme of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Created as a space for promoting virtual meetings between specialists, business people, governments, international bodies and civil society, the website seeks to promote public policies, stimulate regional cooperation, monitor progress, provide analytical and technical assistance in preparing and implementing strategies for developing the information society.
Access to the future platform for cooperation and dialogue for the implementation of programmes and projects associated with eLAC 2007.
This new website also offers all ECLAC publications, grouped according to the four eLAC Plan of Action themes: access to infrastructure; skills and know-how; content and public service; policy instruments.
It offers direct links to other relevant web sites, among them the World Summit on the Information Society, which will take place in Tunis,November 2005. Documents available include regional agreements such as the Bavaro Declaration (Dominican Republic, 2003) and the Rio de Janeiro Commitment (June 2005), and a calendar of events.