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Inside the Information Society: Fifteen years in fifteen minutes
Inside the Information Society: Fifteen years in fifteen minutes 14 February 2019 David Souter

David Souter's blog returns from its winter break with a review of the fifteen years since the World Summit on the Information Society - and how it should be viewed in future. Starting with this instalment, the Information Society will be published twice a month.  

Community networks recognised as an emerging topic in UN resolution on WSIS follow-up
Community networks recognised as an emerging topic in UN resolution on WSIS follow-up 04 September 2018 APCNews

The need to include community networks as a solution to access gaps in the World Summit on the Information Society follow-up and implementation process was the main focus of APC’s participation at this year’s Commission on Science and Technology for Development session. 

APC input for the CSTD WSIS Progress Report 2016
APC input for the CSTD WSIS Progress Report 2016 25 January 2017 APC

APC's inputs towards the elaboration of the annual report to the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) on the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

Looking back to move ahead: A recap of the WSIS+10 Overall Review
Looking back to move ahead: A recap of the WSIS+10 Overall Review 23 July 2015 Deborah Brown

The 2005 UN World Summit on the Information Society set the tone for global discussions on internet and society that continue to dominate the sector. At the end of 2015, the UN General Assembly is holding a high-level meeting to review the WSIS, which again will profoundly shape the debate in the short and long term.

Statement on the occasion of the 18th session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development
Statement on the occasion of the 18th session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development 06 May 2015 International Federation of Library Associations, Internet Democracy Project, and Association for Progressive Communications

As civil society organisations, we remain strongly committed to the central WSIS goal of a “people-centred, inclusive and development-oriented Information Society where everyone can create, access, utilize and share information and knowledge, enabling individuals, communities and peoples to achieve their full potential in promoting their sustainable development and improving their quality...

Statement: "We remain strongly committed to the goal of a people-centred, inclusive and development-oriented Information Society"
Statement: "We remain strongly committed to the goal of a people-centred, inclusive and development-oriented Information Society" 06 May 2015 APC

As civil society organisations committed to the goal of a “people-centred, inclusive and development-oriented Information Society”, APC, the International Federation of Library Associations and the Internet Democracy Project have released a statement to highlight this central goal of the World Summit on the Information Society.

Joint statement on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society
Joint statement on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society 05 December 2014 APC

The Association for Progressive Communications, the International Federation of Library Associations and the Internet Democracy Project welcome the Commission on Science and Technology for Development Secretariat’s report on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society and issued the following statement on the occasi...

Carlos Afonso delivers the opening speech at CSTD 16th session
Carlos Afonso delivers the opening speech at CSTD 16th session 06 June 2013

Carlos Afonso of APC’s member organisation in Brazil, Núcleo de Pesquisas, Estudos e Formação (Nupef), delivers a compelling opening speech at the 16th session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) in Geneva, 3-7 June 2013.

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