Digital Solidarities, Communication Policy and Multi-stakeholder Global Governance

Publication date: 
décembre 2010
Author: 
Marc Raboy, Normand Landry, Jeremy Shtern
Publisher: 
Peter Lang

In 2003 and 2005, the fisrt phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) took place, taking care of information and communication issues. Although this first phase was undoubtedly important in respect to internet governance, information and communication rights, it was not enoguh to cover a phenomenon as wide and shifting as internet. In WSIS Phase II, further issues on information society and internet governance were taken into account, focusing, as before, in the role played by civil society.“Digital Solidarities, communication policy and multi stake-holder Global Governance: the legacy of the World Summit on the Information Society”, picks up where the previous volume takes off.