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Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC, United Nations). Implementing eLAC2007. ICT Policy Makers Seminar, Barbados, 4-5 of Spetember 2006. Working Groups and ongoing activities. www.eclac.org/SocInfo Martin Hilbert Martin.Hilbert@eclac.org.

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implementing elac2007

Economic Commission for Latin America

and the Caribbean

(ECLAC, United Nations)

Implementing eLAC2007

ICT Policy Makers Seminar, Barbados, 4-5 of Spetember 2006

Working Groups and ongoing activities

www.eclac.org/SocInfo

Martin Hilbert

Martin.Hilbert@eclac.org

proposals
Caribbean can gain from and contribute to eLAC2007

Some Working Groups advance fast

Regional cooperation in LAC cannot substitute Caribbean or national strategies. eLAC2007 platform could strengthen dialogue.

Proposals
ereadiness of lac sub regions as of lac region
eReadiness of LAC Sub-regions(as % of LAC region)

Caribbean can learn from Southern Cone and assist Central America and Andean Community

Source: ECLAC, 2006, Michael Minges, Evaluation of eReadiness Indices in Latin America and the Caribbean, www.eclac.org/SocInfo .

caribbean involvement in elac background process
Regional Ministerial Conference of WSIS Geneva in Bávaro(January 2003) 15 Caribbean countries participated. More than in WSIS-Geneva!

Namely Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. Associate members: Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.

eLAC2007 drafting meeting in Quito(May 2005) from the 16 invited Caribbean countries, 10 Caribbean country representatives participated.

Namely Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.

Regional Ministerial Conference of WSIS Tunis in Rio de Janeiro (June 2005) 7 Caribbean country representatives participated.

Namely Barbados, Cuba, Haití, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago

Caribbean involvement in eLAC background process
slide5

Long term vision and short term actions for the Regional Strategy

2005

2007

2015

Guiding Principles WSIS Long term goals WSIS

Short term Action Plan eLAC2007

Adjusted short term Action Plan

Adjusted short term Action Plan

Benchmarking and evaluation El Salvador

Oct 2007

Benchmarking and evaluation

slide6

eLAC2007

A. ACCESS AND DIGITAL INCLUSION

1. Regional infrastructure

2. Public access centres

3. School connectivity

4. Health center conectivity

5. Employment

6. Municipal connectivity

7. New access technologies

B. CAPACITY-BUILDING AND KNOWLEDGE CREATION

8. Free and open source software

9. User training

10. Interconnection of research networks

11. Science and Technology and local production

12. Firms

13. Creative and Content industries

14. Internet governance

C. PUBLIC-SECTOR TRANSPARENCY AND EFFICIENCY

15. e-Government

16. e-Learning

17. e-Health

18. Management of natural disasters

19. e-Justice

20. Environmental protection

21. Public information and cultural heritage

D. POLICY INSTRUMENTS

22. National strategies

23. Financing

23. Universal access policies

24. Legal framework

26. Monitoring and follow-up

 D. ENABLING ENVIRONMENT

8 Result-oriented

measurable goals

18 Action-oriented

regional studies and projects

slide7

First Communication of Regional Follow-up Mechanism eLAC2007, Abril 2006

Countries decide during WSIS Tunis in Dec. 2005:

  • Creation of Regional Follow-up Mechanism
  • Regional consultation for establishment of Working Groups
  • Creation of virtual eLAC2007 service platform http://www.eLAC2007.info
institutional architecture elac2007

Coordinate inform-ation

Promote country interests

Technical Secretariat

(ECLAC)

Facilitator

Up to 3 national repr. for each WG:from public, private and civil sector

Institutional architecture eLAC2007

Regional follow-up Mechanism (Goal 27 eLAC 2007)

Brazil - Ecuador - El Salvador - Trinidad y Tobago

National Focal Points

One repr. for every country (en general Foreign Ministry)

Working groups eLAC2007

Goal2 – Goal7 – Goal8 – Goal10 – Goal13 – Goal15 – Goal23 – Goal25 – Goal???

Coordinated by a country

http://www.eLAC2007.info

Inter-agency collaborations for WG content

ECLAC-OAS-ILO-Cinterfor-Regulatel-WHO-Bireme-ICA-IDRC-IADB-Ahciet-Alfa-Redi-CLARA-CARICOM-Others-etc-etc

Input may be direct or indirect, through existing or new initiatives, with explicit or implicit reference to eLAC2007

slide9

Second Communication of Regional Follow-up Mechanism eLAC2007, July 2006

Countries have created the following Working Groups:

slide10

Source: Fax from Barbados to Permanent Mission of Ecuador in Geneva and Permanent Mission of El Salvador in Geneva, June 22 2006.

slide11

eLAC2007 is working on:

Coordination: Argentina

Viviana Laura Díaz <vdiaz@trabajo.gov.ar>

http://www.eLAC2007.info

slide13

eLAC2007 is working on:

Coordination: Uruguay

Ida Holz <holz@seciu.edu.uy>

http://www.eLAC2007.info

slide14

eLAC2007 is working on:

Coordination: Nicaragua

Guillermo Jacoby <Guillermo.Jacoby@conicyt.gob.ni>

Fermin Pineda <Fermin.Pineda@conicyt.gob.ni>

http://www.eLAC2007.info

slide16

eLAC2007 is working on:

Coordination: Argentina

Olga Cavalli <occ@mrecic.gov.ar>

http://www.eLAC2007.info

slide17

Questionnaire on financing needs accord. to 23.1

  • Infrastructure
  • School education
  • Health
  • E-government
  • E-economcy (incl. SMEs)
  • Capacities
  • National coordination and policy analisis (incl. Indocators)
slide18

eLAC2007 is working on:

<osilac@eclac.orgr>

http://www.eclac.org/SocInfo/OSILAC

slide19

OSILAC (Observatory for Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean) is working for eLAC2007:

World Bank

WSIS Plan of Action, E, 28 f

“All countries and regions should develop tools so as to provide statistical information on the Information Society, with basic indicators and analysis of its key dimensions. Priority should be given to setting up coherent and internationally comparable indicator systems, taking into account different levels of development.”

http://measuring-ict.unctad.org

slide20

OSILAC (Observatory for Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean) is working for eLAC2007:

  • Capacitiy-building for measurement practices
      • 3rd OSILAC annual meeting in Panama, November 2006
      • Compendium of practices of ICT surveys in households and enterprises (please contact OSILAC@eclac.org )
  • Benchmarking and monitoring
      • “Benchmarking the Plan of Action of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Latin America and the Caribbean” 63 graphs - 42 tables
      • “Where do Latin America and the Caribbean stand in relation to the eLAC 2007 Plan of action? Evidence from available information” 22 graphs - 30 tables

http://www.eclac.org/SocInfo/OSILAC

slide22

What are the opportunities for intra-regional cooperation?

Digital disaster management

Caribbean 1st rank

Mesoamerica 21st

South America 36th

  • Promote Caribbean dialogue NOW
      • Global awareness (WSIS)
      • Existing initiatives (CARICOM Streering Committee, ECLAC study, eGE Task Force, etc)
      • eLAC2007 platform up and running
  • Create strength for the immediate future
      • Influence intern. organizations and donors
      • Gain from and contribute non-Caribbean countries

e-Education

Caribbean 4th rank

Mesoamerica 20th

South America 18th

Digital info. for cultural heritage

Caribbean 5th rank

Mesoamerica 37th

South America 28th

thank you for your attention
Thank you for your attention!

More at: http://www.ECLAC.org/SocInfo

SocInfo@eclac.org