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May 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

WSIS+10 High-Level Event

Final Briefing

The Final Briefing on the WSIS+10 High-Level Event will be held on 19 May 2014 in Room K at the ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The purpose of this briefing is to present in detail the Agenda that has been developed in collaboration with all stakeholders, building on the contributions made during the Open Consultation process that began in June 2013. The meeting will also inform all participants about the programme for the High-Level representatives, the Ministerial Round Table and other organizational details. Remoter participation will be available for this meeting.

9h00 - 12h00, Room K
Monday, 19 May 2014
International Telecommunication Union
Place des Nations
1211 Geneva 20

Fifth Physical Meeting (MPP)

The Fifth Physical Meeting of the Open Consultation on WSIS+10 High-Level Event will be held on 28-31 May 2014 in the WIPO Conference Room at the WIPO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Remote Participation will be an integral component of this meeting.

28-31 May 2014
WIPO Conference Room
WIPO Headquarters
Geneva, Switzerland

WSIS+10 High-Level Event
10-13 June 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

(9 June pre-events)

The WSIS+10 High-Level Event will be held on 10-13 June 2014 in Geneva Switzerland, a series of pre-event meetings will also be held on 9 June 2014. The event will be hosted by the ITU and will take place at the ITU Headquarters. Registration is necessary for WSIS Stakeholders intending to participate in this event

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ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP are pleased to invite you to the WSIS+10 High-Level Event which will be an extended version of the WSIS Forum and is expected to endorse the “WSIS+10 Statement on Implementation of WSIS Outcomes” and the “WSIS+10 Vision for WSIS Beyond 2015”.

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


Registration for the WSIS+10 High-Level Event 2014 is now open. For further details on registration and for the online registration form please visit the registration page on the event website.


The draft agenda for the WSIS+10 High-Level Event 2014 is now available. The agenda and program of the WSIS+10 High-Level Event is built on the basis of official submissions received during the Open Consultation Process. Visit the agenda page on the event website to view the latest agenda.


For the WSIS+10 High-Level Event the following partnership categories are available:

  • WSIS+10 High-Level Event Strategic Partner: Gold (Government):
    United Arab Emirates
  • WSIS+10 High-Level Event Strategic Partner: Gold (Private Sector):
    Intel Corporation
  • WSIS+10 High-Level Event Partner for Specific Activities:  
    Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland
  • WSIS+10 High-Level Event Contributing Partners:

The organizers of the WSIS+10 High-Level Event would like to thank the Strategic Partners Gold, Partners for Specific Activities and Contributing Partners for their significant contribution towards strengthening all activities related to the event.

WSIS+10 High-Level Event Open Consultations

WSIS+10 High-Level Event: Open Consultation Process

Multistakeholder Preparatory Platform:

Invitation Letter: Invitation to Contribute to the Open Consultation Process

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The preparatory process is an open and inclusive consultation among WSIS Stakeholders (governments, private sector, civil society, international organizations and relevant regional organizations) focused on: developing multistakeholder consensus on two draft Outcome Documents, to be developed during the open consultation process and submitted for consideration by the WSIS+10 High-Level Event; the thematic aspects and innovations on the format of the Event.

The Chair of the WSIS+10 MPP Process is the Russian Federation and the Vice Chairs are Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland. The process is structured in six phases as follows:

WSIS Stocktaking

WSIS Stocktaking Session: 10 Years Landmark
The Repository of Case Studies on the Implementation of WSIS Outcomes

09 June 2014, Room H1, ITU Montbrillant Building
@ the WSIS+10 High-Level Event

Governments and other stakeholders are doing a lot of efforts to build Information Society together and provide citizens with affordable services. With evolution of technologies, ICTs are playing more important and prominent role in all sectors. Case studies are proving excellent means to share information and lessons learnt among stakeholders. Reporting mechanism of case studies as WSIS Stocktaking was established in 2004 to track and share information on activities implemented by stakeholders to serve as the repository of best practices from all over the world. WSIS Stocktaking process is structured by WSIS Action Lines and driven by multi-stakeholder community from all over the world. WSIS Stocktaking Report 2014 will be released at the session followed by short presentation about stakeholders examples in achieving MDGs and WSIS goals. The session will also provide information about overview of activities implemented globally and trends identified for 10 years period based on reporting submitted by stakeholders to the WSIS Stocktaking Process. Invited speakers will demonstrate 10 years achievements in WSIS and highlight case studies to public about how certain projects could be replicated in other countries.

Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development

The Partnership on measuring ICT for development will be celebrating it's 10 Year anniversary during the WSIS+10 High-Level Event.

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The Partnership on measuring ICT for development, under the leadership of ITU is currently preparing a final quantitative assessment report, which will analyze and discuss the achievements made on each one of the ten WSIS targets. The report will be launched at the WSIS+10 high-level event.

United Nations Group on the Information Society

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ITU is the Chair of UNGIS this year and will be working closely with all UN Agencies to draw up a work plan for the implementation of UN system-wide coordination on matters concerning ICTs.

ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition 2014

ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition

The first challenge of The ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition 2014 has been announced. The challenge, sponsored by Ooredoo, is looking for the most promising tech start-ups inspiring the creation, aggregation or digitization of dynamic local content, particularly in non-Latin scripts. The challenge offers 18-30 year old entrepreneurs the chance to win up to USD 10,000 in seed funding, take part in workshops on entrepreneurial skills, opportunities to meet and network with leading ICT players, and to showcase their projects at ITU Telecom World, December 7-10 in Doha, Qatar.

Interested young people should apply at:

Call For Action

 • Register for the WSIS+10 High-Level Event

 • Register for the Final Briefing on WSIS+10 HLE, 19 May 2014

 • Register for the Fifth Physical Meeting of WSIS+10 HLE MPP, 28-31 May 2014

 • Contribute to the WSIS Fund in Trust

WSIS Fund in Trust

WSIS Fund in Trust

WSIS Fund in Trust

Call for Contributions 2014

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Global Events Calendar

WSIS+10 High-Level Final Briefing

19 May 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

WSIS+10 High-Level Event OCP: Fifth Physical Meeting

28-31 May 2014, Geneva, Switzerland


Global Repository

WSIS Stocktaking Report 2014

WSIS Stocktaking Report 2014

We would like to thank all submissions contributed to the WSIS Stocktaking Report 2014. The report will be released at the WSIS+10 High-Level Event.
Access to the electronic database of all submissions is available at

ITU Contribution to the WSIS Implementation Report 2013

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WSIS Stocktaking Report 2013

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Measuring the Information Society Report 2013


Regional WSIS Stocktaking Reporting


Regional WSIS Stocktaking Reporting for Africa

Regional WSIS Stocktaking Reporting for Latin America

Regional WSIS Stocktaking Reporting for Arab States

Regional WSIS Stocktaking Reporting for Europe and CIS
















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