FAQ

FAQ: Greening IT
FAQ: Greening IT 18 April 2016

Given the growing importance of environmental sustainability in social and economic development, much attention has been given to the role of information and communications technologies, both as tools to address sustainability imbalances and as the source of environmental challenges in themselves.

FAQ: Internet rights are human rights
FAQ: Internet rights are human rights 18 April 2016

The main focus of "Connect Your Rights! Internet rights are human rights" is on the right to freedom of expression and association. However, all rights are interconnected and no specific rights are more important than any others. All human rights depend on each other to be fully realised.  

Everything you need to know about the WSIS+10 review
Everything you need to know about the WSIS+10 review 28 January 2015

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process and its outcome documents are considered cornerstones of international norms and discourse on internet policy and governance. This year, as WSIS marks its 10th anniversary, the UN General Assembly is set to evaluate its progress and decide its future.  

Citizens guide to the airwaves
Citizens guide to the airwaves 13 June 2011

There is no simple definition of spectrum. From a technical viewpoint, spectrum is the range of electromagnetic waves that can be used to transmit information. From a practical point of view, however, the effective management of spectrum embraces not only electromagnetic waves, but the technology used to transmit those waves, as well as the economic and political aspects of what is now a valuab...