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! INTERGOVERNMENTAL MEETING -Joint UNCTAD - OECD - ILO Expert Meeting on using ICTs to achieve growth and development
04 - 05 December 2006

Key Issues

Organized in the framework of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) follow-up, this meeting will showcase the impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on economic and social development and growth with a view to encourage action at the national, regional and global levels to implement the WSIS outcomes.

Participants will discuss:

  • how ICTs influence labour markets

  • shifts in production and employment in manufacturing and business services

  • the evolution of outsourcing services

  • the implications for developing countries of the geographical movement of jobs and workers fostered by ICTs

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