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History

13 July 1995, at inaugural meeting, when rules and procedures were adopted. Also referred to as Forum on the Information Society. Ceased to exist.

Aims

Contribute to open debate and reflect on changes in the information society; recommend priority projects for implementation by the European Commission.

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Activities

Working groups cover the following themes: impact on economy and employment; basic social and democratic values in the virtual community; influence on public services, especially the health care system; education and training in the information society; sustainable development of technology and infrastructure; cultural dimension and the future of the media. In addition, 4 working groups work together with 10 Eastern European countries, covering standardization, R and D cooperation, regulatory framework, infrastructure and funding questions.

Structure

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Informatics, Classification
    • Informatics
  • Innovative change
    • Change

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

F3681

Last News Received

1. Jun 2000
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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