First published by the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development in 2010, the first three editions of the ICTD Briefing Note Series have been translated into Uzbek language by UNDP in Uzbekistan's ICTP Project.
Each Briefing Note of the Series provides concise, detailed policy reports and recommendations on ICT topics and related issues. The Briefing Note Series is intended to help policymakers and development stakeholders from the Commonwealth of Independent States and Russian-speaking Countries obtain a better awareness of ICT for development issues and provide them with insight to the ways ICT can be leveraged to facilitate the impact of socio-economic development in their countries.
Briefing Note 1, The Linkage between ICT Applications and Meaningful Development, explores the various dimensions of applications in key sectors of development in Asia Pacific countries. The Briefing Note also highlights key issues and decision points, from policy to implementation, in the use of ICTs to meet development needs.
ICT for Development Policy, Process and Governance, is the title of Briefing Note 2 and focuses on ICTD policy-making and governance, and provides critical information about aspects of national policies, strategies and frameworks that promote ICTD. It discusses key ICTD policy and governance issues, and shows how governments can measure their progress and benchmark that progress against those of other countries.
Briefing Note 3, e-Government Applications provides an overview of e-government, including key elements and concepts, principles and types of applications. It discusses how an e-government system is built by providing detailed analysis of exemplar systems and identifying design considerations.