Welcome to the Council of Regional Organisations of the Pacific (CROP) Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Working Group (WG) Website and Portal.
The Pacific region faces unprecedented threats revolving around climate change, natural disaster, food security and increasing crime rates. Global economic challenges continue to impact trade and aid to the region. However, the Pacific in the midst of these challenges possess the capacity to convert these threats into opportunities. World leaders have expressed their commitment to propel the world forward in their commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ICT, unequivocally is an enabler for sustainable development growth in any country.
The Council of Regional Organisations of the Pacific (CROP) has a series of Sectoral Working Groups. These Working Groups are responsible for collaboratively working on various regional projects and policy initiatives. The primary objective of having Working Groups is to enhance sectoral coordination and development initiatives to strengthen integration, encourage synergy, and collaboration for the purposes of advancing sustainable development.Read More
1. Generic/Common Objectives for all CROP Working Groups
2. Specific Objectives
1. Tasks under Common Objectives
2. Tasks under Specific Objective
The CROP ICT Working Group will have two categories (i) Members; and (ii) Observers. The CROP ICT Working Group can also invite others as and when required dealing with a particular issue in ICT. The members include the current members, other CROP agencies and representatives of partner agencies who are directly involved with the main facet of ICTRead More