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UNESCO Observatory on the Information Society

New information and communication technologies brought about major repercussions on all aspects of life. This prompted UNESCO’s Member States to mandate the Organization in November 1997 to keep them abreast with these new ethical, legal and societal challenges by establishing a permanent international monitoring mechanism.

The Observatory initial objective was to provide updated information on the evolution of the following issues in different parts of the world :

  • access to information in public domain
  • electronic commerce
  • privacy and confidentiality in cyberspace
  • violence in cyberspace

Since then the UNESCO online Observatory underwent many structural changes and was further developed into an Internet-based gateway to online resources on ethical, legal, socio-cultural and policy issues of the Information Society.

Address : 1 rue Miollis
75015 Paris
Phone : (+33) 1 45 68 43 27
Fax : (+33) 1 45 68 55 83
Contact : Natasha Denissova
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