The Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Agreements (APTIAD) is an online database of trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific region. The database contains information on all agreements within the region in an agreement-country matrix.
This is a presentation on trends in the Information Society since WSIS by Mr. David Souter, ict Development Associates Ltd., for the Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Fourth session, held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 14 to 16 October 2014.
With economic growth and rising household incomes remaining elusive in many Pacific Island Countries, it is long past time to reap the benefits that economic empowerment of women can bring to individual women, their families and to the economy as a whole.
Pacific Island countries (PICs) are facing enormous challenges related to profound changes underway across their societies
and economies. Climate change, migration, monetization, slow and volatile economic growth and the transition from traditional
subsistence-based economies to market-based ones, together with the erosion of natural and social capital, and the diminution
of traditional social structures are among some of the factors shaping new ways of life in the Pacific. Despite the fact that most