European Community Telework Forum (ECTF)

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History

Jan 1992, under the auspices of European Commission (EC) - DGXIII, as a grouping of the type European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG). Also referred to as European Community Telework / Telematics Forum.

Aims

Become a leading European think tank on telework and its implications for economic growth, competitivity, and employment generation and for improving the quality of life in general in the emerging new information society, including in Eastern and Central European countries; act as the framework across European Union member states for concertation on telework and related telematics applications; promote teleworking and exchange and dissemination of information among telework projects and interested organizations.

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Activities

Implements global concertation and dissemination activities through ECTF coordinators covering EC and EFTA countries, the USA, Japan and Singapore (Singapore); organizes seminars, workshops and conferences; provides training and other resource information on implementing telework programmes; promotes establishment of regional/national telework platforms, EC-wide thematic focus groups and telework demonstration centres, the latter as show cases and test beds for existing and prospective advanced multimedia communications.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Work
  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Internet
  • Informatics, Classification
    • Informatics

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

E2538

Last News Received

1998
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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