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Global Information Society - Score: +1

"We will support public and private efforts to increase the use of information and communication technologies for development and encourage international organizations to assess the appropriate role which they can play."

February 1996: the Information Society Initiative was launched by the British Government. 6 November 1996: The Information Society initiative is launched across the whole government. The Information Society initiative includes the involvement of 10 government ministries and two agencies, including the Cabinet Office. Britain is a partner with Canada in the G7 Government On-line pilot project.

On December 3, 1996 the government announced funding for the ISI for projects in conjunction with the private sector.

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