Wednesday, September 10, 2008

[ News, Government News, June 18 2008] OECD vows to use Internet to address climate change

Source: Korea Communications Commission

The 2008 OECD Ministerial Meeting on information technology (IT) wrapped up its two-day run in Seoul Wednesday (June 18), with the ministers vowing to utilize the Internet to address urgent global issues such as climate change and digital piracy.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development is a Paris-based organization comprised of the world's developed economies. The last ministerial meeting on IT was held in Ottawa in 1998.

The event, under the theme "The Future of the Internet Economy," brought together more than 2,500 IT-related officials and private experts from around the world, generating in-depth discussions regarding the use of Internet in aiding global economic growth.

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