Resource Links


International Organizations & Institutions

IMF - International Monetary Fund

ISO - International Organization of Standardization

ISO / IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1 - IT)

ISO / IEC JTC 1 TAG (US Technical Advisory Group)

ITU - International Telecommunications Union

INTUG - International Telecommunication Users Group

OECD - Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

UN - United Nations

UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

UNESCO -  United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

WHO - World Health Organization

WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization

WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

WIPO Electronic Commerce & Intellectual Property

World Bank

World Bank - InfoDev

WTO - World Trade Association

International Associations & Private Sector Organizations
BIAC - Business & Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD

CDT - Center for Democracy & Technology

CERT - Computer Emergency Response Team

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility

EPIC - Electronic Privacy Information Center

GBDe - Global Business Dialogue on Electronic Commerce

GIIC - Global Information Infrastructure Commission

GIP - Global Internet Project Advisory Committee to WITSA

Hotel Technology

ICANN - The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN Domain Name Supporting Organization (DNSO)

ICANN DNSO Business Constituency (BC)

ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO)

ICANN Protocol Supporting Organization (PSO)

IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission

IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

ICC - International Chamber of Commerce

International Communications Project

Internet Alliance

IETF - Internet Engineering Task Force

IFIP - International Federation for Information Processing

ILPF - Internet Law & Policy Forum

Internet Policy Institute

ISOC - InternetSociety

Online Privacy Alliance

Open Root Server Confederation

TABD - Transatlantic Business Dialogue

WCIT 2006  - World Congress on IT 2006

WCIT 2004  - World Congress on IT 2004

WCIT 2002  - World Congress on IT 2002

WCIT 2000  - World Congress on IT 2000

W3C - World Wide Web Consortium

Regional & National
ACP - Americans for Computer Privacy
ANSI - American National Standards Institute

APEC - Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation

APEC Telecommunications Working Group

ASOCIO - Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Association

APT - Asia-Pacific Telecommunity

ADB - Asian Development Bank

BSI ( British Standards Institution)

COE - Council of Europe

COE International Conventions

Colorado Technology Alliance

Colorado Office of Innovation and Technology

CORDIS - European Community Research & Development Information Service 

EITO - European Information Technology Observatory

EICTA - European ICT Industry Association

EISA - European IT Services Association

ESI - European Software Institute

ETSI - European Telecommunications Standards Institute

EU - European Union

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA)

FTAA - Free Trade Area of the Americas

G7 Global Inventory Project

IADB - Inter-American Development Bank

OAS - Organization of American States

PECC - Pacific Economic Cooperation Council

PTC - Pacific Telecommunications Council

Summit of the Americas Information Network

U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB)

U.S. Government Electronic Commerce Policy

U.S. Library of Congress Resources

U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

U.S. White House

Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology (CIT)

Non-WITSA ICT Associations
A listing of WITSA associations is available here.

Arab Knowledge Management Society


Cámara Argentina de Bases de Datos y Servicios en Línea


VIW - Federation for the Information Industry in Austria

Austrian Association of Management Consulting and Information Technology


INSEA - INformatic SErvices Association


Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies (BAIT)

BIIA - Bulgarian Information Industry Association

Bulgarian Branch Association of Electronic Industry and Informatics

Burkina Faso:

Information Technology Association of Burkina Faso


ACTI, Information Technology Association of Chile

China, PRC

CSIA - China Software Industry Association

China Information Industry Association

China, Taipei

Taipei Computer Association (TCA)

Costa Rica:

CAPROSOFT - Cámara de Productores de Software de Costa Rica

Czech Republic:

SPIS - Association for Information Society

Czech and Moravian Electrical and Electronic Association


ITB Denmark (IT-Brancheforeningen)


Egyptian Software Association

Egyptian High Tech Association (EHITA)


Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications Companies

Estonian Information Technology Society (EITS)

Federation of Estonian Engineering Industry (FEEI)


Hungarian Federation for Electronics and Informatics

Hungarian Association of IT Companies


Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)




ISA - Irish Software Association

Telecommunications and Internet Federation


ASSINTEL (Associazone Nazionale Imprese Servizi Informatica Telematica Robotica Eidomatica)

ASSINFORM - Association on information and communication technologies

ASSODEL - Association of distributors / suppliers of electronic systems and sub-systems


int@j (the Information Technology Association of Jordan)


Latvian Electrical and Electronics Industry Association


Confederation of Lithuanian Industrialists


CAN - Computer Association of Nepal


ITF (IT-næringens forening)


Pakistan Software Houses Association (PASHA)

Computer Society of Pakistan (CSP)


Asociación Panameña de Software (APS)


Asociacion Peruana De Computacion E Informatica


PSA - Philippine Software Association 


Anetie - Associação Naconal das Empresas das Tecnologias de Informação e Electrónica


Romanian National Association of Software Companies (ANIS)


Sirius IT Association




Electronic and Electrical Engineering Association (CCI)


ZEPSR - Zväz elektrotechnického priemyslu Slvenskej republiky

Sri Lanka:

Federation of the Information Technology Industry, Sri Lanka (FITIS)


SWICO - Swiss Association of the Information, Communication, Software and Business Organization Industry and Trade

Simsa - Swiss Interactive Media and Software Association

Trinidad & Tobago:

Information Technology Professional Society (ITPS) of Trinidad and Tobago


Turkish Information Technology Association (Turkiye Bilisim Dernegi)


Ukrainian Software Association

United States:

Motion Picture Association of America

American Electronics Association (AEA)

Electronic Messaging Association (EMA)

Information Technology Association of America (ITAA)

Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)

Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)

United States Council for International Business (USCIB)


Uruguayan Chamber of Software (CUS)


VCIT - Vietnam-Canada IT Project