Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic from 8 to 10 October 2008 – UNITAR, in cooperation with CIFAL Bilbao, organized a workshop on “Digital Local Agenda – A Strategy for Building the Information Society” in the capital of Dominican Republic, hosted by Oficina Presidencial de Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación (OPTIC) of Dominican Republic. This is a part of a series of workshops on the Digital Local Agenda (DLA) initiated by CIFAL Bilbao and UNITAR.

The participants came not only from the central government and municipalities in Dominican Republic but also from Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. The objectives of the workshop were to raise awareness of the DLA and to help local authorities in designing their own DLA.

The next workshop in this series is planed to take place in Tallinn, Estonia from 24 to 26 of November 2008.