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G7/8 Summit Compliance Data Sets by Issue, 1985-2013:
Information and Communications Technologies

G8 Research Group, April 17, 2015

  Commitment Commitment Text Canada France Germany Italy Japan Russia United Kingdom United States European Union Total
  Average (N=14) +0.79 +0.57 +0.64 +0.69 +0.79 +0.23 +0.79 +0.79 +1.00 +0.69
1 1996-94 "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." +1 0 0   +1   +1 +1   +0.67
2 2000-16 "We will set up a Digital Opportunities Task Force (dot force), which will be asked to report to our next meeting its findings and recommendations on global action to bridge the international information and knowledge divide." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
3 2000-53 "We shall strive to promote the digitalization of cultural heritage through, for example, fostering international links between national museum systems, with a view to enhancing public access. +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
4 2001-38 "We will continue to support the process and encourage all stakeholders to demonstrate ownership, to mobilise expertise and resources and to build on this successful co-operation." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 -1 +1 +1   +0.75
5 2001-39 "We will review the implementation of the Genoa Plan of Action at our next Summit on the basis of a report by the G8 Presidency." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 -1 +1 +1   +0.75
6 2001-40 "We also encourage development of an Action Plan on how e-Government can strengthen democracy and the rule of law by empowering citizens and making the provision of essential government services more efficient." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 -1 +1 +1   +0.75
7 2006-191 "We will share information about qualification systems in our countries to increase understanding of national academic practices and traditions." 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 +1 +1 +0.33
8 2007-21 "In partnership with certain developing countries we agree to launch technical assistance pilot plans with a view to building the capacity necessary to combat trade in counterfeited and pirated goods to strengthen intellectual property enforcement." 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 +1 +1 +0.33
9 2008-38 "We will advance existing anti-counterfeiting and piracy initiatives through, inter alia, promoting information exchange systems amongst our authorities, as well as developing non-binding Standards to be Employed by Customs for Uniform Rights Enforcement (SECURE) at the World Customs Organization." +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 0 +1 +1 +0.78
10 2009-21 "We commit to vigorously pursue the work necessary to ensure global financial stability and an international level playing field, including on compensation structures, definition of capital and the appropriate incentives for risk management of securitisation, accounting and prudential standards, regulation and oversight of systemically important hedge funds, standardisation and resilience of OTC derivative markets, establishment of central clearing counterparties for these products, and regulation and transparency of credit rating agencies." +1 +1 +1 -1 +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +0.67
11 2009-40 "We will work to reverse the recent decline in FDI, by fostering an open, receptive climate for foreign investment, especially in emerging and in developing countries." +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +0.89
12 2009-119 "The financial crisis makes it doubly important that we improve the
effectiveness of our aid. We are firmly committed to implement the Paris Declaration and the Accra Agenda for Action (AAA), to ensure development effectiveness."
+1 0 0 0 0 0 +1 0 +1 +0.33
13 2011-120 "For our part, we stand ready to offer additional support through, inter alia, improved mutual market access opportunities to encourage integration into the global economy through increased trade and inward investment in the region, for countries undertaking reforms to open their economies and create competitive conditions." +1 +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 0 +1 +0.78
14 2013-115 G8 members will, by the end of this year, develop action plans, with a view to implementation of the Charter and technical annex by the end of 2015 at the latest.  0 +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 0 +1 +0.67
 
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