Committee on Information and Communications Technology & Science, Technology and Innovation

The Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation addresses the following issues:

  • Integration of information and communications technology related issues in development policies, plans and programmes;
  • Transfer and application of information and communications technology at the regional and subregional levels;
  • Information and communications technology, including space applications, for disaster risk reduction;
  • Development of human and institutional capacity in the use of information and communications technology and in the use of science and technology for innovation;
  • Policy options and strategies for enhancing cooperation on the generation of and access to science, technology and innovation for sustainable development, including regional mechanisms for technology transfer;
  • Mainstreaming of science, technology and innovation issues in development policies, strategies and plans.