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March 2013, Geneva, Switzerland


WSIS Forum 2013

WSIS Forum 2013 Registration

Registration for on-site participation at the WSIS Forum 2013 is currently open. In order to register please use the online registration system. For the WSIS Forum 2013 Invitation Letter please visit the Register page.

Registered and confirmed on-site participants will benefit from the WSIS Forum 2013 online social networking platform, imeetyouatWSISForum. Through this platform, attendees can meet other attendees, start conversations, interact with the speakers and build personal schedules of WSIS Forum 2013 sessions.

Remote participation will be an integral part of WSIS Forum 2013, registration and other details will be available soon on the WSIS Forum website.

WSIS Forum 2013 Open Consultation Process

Final Brief Meeting

16 April 2013, 15h00-18h00, Room H, ITU, Geneva

The final brief meeting of the Open Consultation Process on the Thematic Aspects and New Innovative Format of the WSIS Forum 2013 will be held on 16 April 2013 at the ITU Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland. Remote Participation will be made available for this meeting.

The open consultation process aims at ensuring the participatory and inclusive spirit of the WSIS Forum 2013, scheduled to be held from 13 to 17 May 2013 in Geneva, by actively engaging governments, civil society, the private sector and intergovernmental organizations in the preparatory process.

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WSIS Forum 2013 Draft Agenda

The draft agenda for WSIS Forum 2013 is now available.

Draft Agenda (as of 26/03/2013)pdfLogo

Please note that the draft agenda will be regularly updated, kindly refer to the WSIS Forum 2013 website for the latest revision.

For more information please visit


WSIS Stocktaking

WSIS Project Prizes 2013

The voting period for the WSIS Project Prizes 2013 ended on 15 March 2013. The WSIS Stocktaking team would like to thank all the participants for their submissions and all the voters for appreciating/voting for the projects.

More than 280 projects from 64 countries have participated in the contest.

During the voting phase, more than 3500 registered users appreciated/voted for the projects according to the rules and instructions of the contest.

The 18 winners will be announced and awarded a prize at the WSIS Prize Ceremony 2013, which will be held on 13 May 2013 during the WSIS Forum 2013. All winners will be contacted on the bilateral basis one month prior to the ceremony.


WSIS Snapshot

icon WSIS Forum 2013: Open Consultation Process

 • Final Brief Meeting, 16 April 2013, 15h00-18h00, ITU, Geneva 

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Call for Update and New Entries 2012!

The WSIS Stocktaking Report 2013 will be released at the WSIS Forum 2013

Letter: [AR]  [EN]  [ES]  [FR]  [RU]  [ZH]

Questionnaire: [EN]  [ES]  [FR]


WSIS Fund in Trust

WSIS Fund in Trust

Call for Contributions 2012-2013

Letter: [AR]  [EN]  [ES]  [FR]  [RU]  [ZH]

First WSIS+10 Review Meeting (UNESCO Headquarters, Paris)

Final Recommendations and Highlights available here.

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