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GAID Series 1: Foundations of the Global Alliance for ICT and Development :: unpan032769

GAID Series 1: Foundations of the Global Alliance for ICT and Development :: unpan032769

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The Global Alliance for ICT and Development will contribute to transforming the spirit and vision of the WSIS into action and promote the use of ICT for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It will provide an inclusive, multi-stakeholder global forum and platform for cross-sectoral policy dialogue and by promoting multi-stakeholder partnerships for action.
The Global Alliance for ICT and Development will contribute to transforming the spirit and vision of the WSIS into action and promote the use of ICT for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It will provide an inclusive, multi-stakeholder global forum and platform for cross-sectoral policy dialogue and by promoting multi-stakeholder partnerships for action.

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GAID will build on and create synergies among stakeholder networks that may

already exist or are being created in the areas of gender, youth, people with disabilities, local

and regional authorities, parliamentarians, media, business, academia, professional and

scientific organizations and other constituencies. The Alliance will reach out to engage all

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See: www.un-gaid.org.

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See the GAID website for the complete terms of reference for its components.

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these and other relevant stakeholder networks to maximize participation by all interested
entities, extend the outreach of GAID and promote channels for smooth communications

and collaboration.

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Stakeholder networks and the lead organizations are: Civil Society Network –

CONGO; Youth Network – ATHGO International, Ms. Titi Akinsanmi (Global Teenager
Project), Fulbright Fellowship Programme and International Labour Organization Youth

Employment Network; Persons with Disabilities Network – UNDESA/DSPD (UN

Enable), Wireless Internet Institute (W2i), IBM; Parliamentarian Network – International

Parliamentarians Association for Information Technology (IPAIT), Global Centre for
Parliaments, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB); Local Government and

Regional Authorities Network – IT4all Bilbao; World Broadcasting Unions - European

Broadcasting Union (EBU), its Members involved in development work (including BBC,

Deutsche Welle, Finnish Broadcasting Corporation YLE, France Télévision, RTBF Belgium,
and Radio Vaticana), and its seven sister unions and; Gender Stakeholder Network –

IT4Change, Center for Women and Information Technology, and Center for Feminist

Research and Action.

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