Two major ICT events of ASEAN will be held in the Philippines

The 13th ASEAN Telecommunications and IT Senior Officials Meeting (Telsom) and the 12th ASEAN Telecommunications and IT Ministers Meeting (Telmin) will be held in Cebu, the Philippines from 12 until 16 November 2012. The ICT ministers and senior officers from the ASEAN members including dialog partners from China, Japan, India, Korean, the European Union and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) will gather in this event to discuss the region’s progress in ICT relative to the ASEAN ICT Masterplan (AIM) and map out policy directions for ASEAN’s ICT initiatives for the coming year.

There will be a signing of the Mactan Cebu Declaration, which aims to improve cooperation between ASEAN members in ICT related endeavors such as cyber security, e-commerce as well as implement strategic thrusts put forth in AIM.

by Alice Lee

Author: Terry KS

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