DOT-COM Activity: Global - E-Transactions Policy Manual (Pilot project)
Short Description: This PowerPoint-based tool, created by ARD, Inc., provides developing countries with an IT policy "roadmap" for a legal foundation that defines, informs, and illustrates central policy objectives concerning economic growth through the development and stimulation of e-transactions.
Phase/Type of Activity: Pilot Status: Completed
Start date: March 01, 2002 End Date: February 02, 2003
Sarah Tisch, Ph.D. , Chief-of-Party
dot-GOV , Internews Network Email: Tel: 202 833-5740 x 203
Full Description: This sub grant to ARD, Inc. outlined an e-transactions policy guide, e.g. an IT policy "roadmap" that defines, informs, and illustrates central policy objectives concerning economic growth through the development and stimulation of e-transactions. The outline is organized by policy goal and includes telecom liberalization needs, electronic authentication and security, financial services, intellectual property protection, data protection and privacy, customs and taxation, dispute resolution, and cyber crime.
Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Infrastructure and Engineering (EGAT/OI&E), Office of Education (EGAT/ED), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.