IPU Resolution on the Contribution of new information and communication technologies to good governance, the improvement of parliamentary democracy and the management of globalization

Type of Instrument
Resolutions & Declarations
03-10-2003

The IPU Resolution on the Contribution of new information and communication technologies to good governance, the improvement of parliamentary democracy and the management of globalization, among others:

  • Calls on parliaments to support the completion of the World Summit on the Information Society and ensure that their members are included in the national delegations to the Summit;
  • Calls on parliaments and their members to make full use of the NICTs to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and transparency of their activities and to better connect with the electorate and expand inter-parliamentary relationships and cooperation at bilateral and multilateral levels;
  • Urges governments to ensure free community access to those NICTs that guarantee good governance;
  • Urges the establishment of appropriate aid elements and calls on the international community t to bridge the South's NICT gap.
Share on FacebookTweetShare