Forum Telecommunications Programme (FTP)

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History

July 1989, Tarawa (Kiribati), by Pacific Islands Forum. Superseded South Pacific Telecommunications Development Programme (SPTDP). Ceased activities at end of 1996, under a restructuring programme.

Aims

Promote and assist in an equitable manner the development of efficient, effective telecommunication facilities, equipment, services and human resources, which meet the needs of the island communities and the region as a whole (in particular by the extension of facilities and services to rural and country areas); assist with the maintenance and operation of developing telecommunications systems in the region in such a way as to advance self-sufficiency among island nations in the skills and expertise required; complement the work of other organizations providing telecommunications assistance in the region.

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Activities

Sub-Programmes (6): (i) Funding; (ii) Planning; (iii) Projects; (iv) Studies; (v) Training; (vi) Meetings.

Structure

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Members

Members in 17 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Geology
    • Islands
  • Society
    • Communities
  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Telecommunications
  • Value Redistribution
    • Cooperative

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

K0716

Last News Received

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

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