ICT policy

ICT policy generally covers three main areas: telecommunications (especially telephone communications), broadcasting (radio and TV) and the internet. It may be national, regional or international. Each level may have its own decision-making bodies, sometimes making different and even contradictory policies. ICT policy is formally put in place by governments, but increasingly in most contexts, different stakeholders including the private sector and civil society make inputs into the policy process, thereby affecting its outcomes.

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Entrenching ICT Policies as part parcel of our development Processes In Africa

The future socio economic development in African countries depends grossly on our African states to be able to enhance fully the strength and capacities of existing ICT infrastructure especially the Internet which over the last decade in Africa has stimulated economic growth, social awareness and above all more transparency and accountability that has aided a number of best practices around Af

My comments during discussion @IGF10 on CSTD working group on IGF improvements

Vilnius, 17 September 2009

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A comment I made in an open consultation at the IGF 2010 in Vilnius has been tweeted somewhat out of context, which is of course in the nature of tweets. Here is some background.

The context was a lunch time session at the IGF with the chairperson of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development.

The International Congress on “Media literacy and digital cultures”


Congress ATEI
Media literacy and digital cultures
Seville, May 13 and 14, 2010

Held by:
Asociación de Televisiones
Educativas y Culturales Iberoamericanas


Can Public Initiatives Fill The Governmental Policy Vacuum?

New Delhi, India

Policies making and their implementation is a governmental task. There is always a big gap between the desired policies and actual policies that are in existence.

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