Both phases of the World Summit on Information Society highlighted the necessity of multi-stakeholders partnerships to ensure innovative solutions are designed and implemented to reduce the digital divide. This report, "Best Practices in Financial Mechanisms for ICT for Development in Asia and the Pacific" offers examples of successful financing mechanisms for Information and communication technology (ICT) for development by government, private organizations, foundations, venture capitals and entrepreneurs, in order to further improve education, open source development, e-business, e-health and expand localized content.
UNESCAP Reference No.: ST/ESCAP/2441
© United Nations, 2006, 27 pages ISBN 13: 978-92-1-120497-1