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