WSIS Flash
WSIS Forum WSIS Stocktaking Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development UNGIS: United Nations Group on the Information Society

Special Issue: October 2015

Overall Review of the Implementation of WSIS Outcomes by UNGA


WSIS+10 UNGA High-Level Meeting

Comments on the Zero-draft are now accepted


Comments on the zero-draft are now invited from member states and observer states and all relevant stakeholders. Please click here to download the submission form. Deadline for comments is Friday, 15 October 2015.




WSIS+10 Review: Zero-draft is now available


The WSIS+10 Review: Co-facilitators of the General Assembly's review of outcomes from the WSIS have released the Zero-draft. Please click here to see the zero-draft and here to see the letter of the President of the General Assembly to all Permanent Representatives and Permanent Observers to the United Nations.




Informal Interactive WSIS Stakeholder Consultation on the Overall Review by the General Assembly of the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society

19 October 2015, ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York


In accordance with General Assembly resolution 68/302, the President of the UN General Assembly will organize second informal interactive consultations on 19 October 2015 with all relevant stakeholders of the World Summit on the Information Society, to collect their inputs on the zero draft. This precedes the second preparatory meeting by Member States that will take place on 20-22 October 2015.


Objective and Outcome


The consultation will provide all relevant WSIS stakeholders an opportunity to contribute their views on the zero draft in a day of interactive panel discussions with Member States and representatives from various multi-stakeholders.


Format


The one-day consultation will be divided into an opening segment, three interactive panels and a closing segment. The provisional themes for the three panel discussions are i) ICTs for Development ii) Internet Governance iii) Human Rights and Building Confidence and Security in the of ICTs".




For more information about the United Nations General Assembly's overall review of the implementation of WSIS outcomes, please visit: unpan3.un.org/wsis10/


ITU - WSIS Flash