In 2025 the United Nations General Assembly will review what's happened since the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and what should happen next. Our columnist takes a look back and outlines six areas that the WSIS+20 review should take into account.
Our columnist examines the discussions at UNESCO's recent conference on platform accountability and the issues that need to be addressed in moving forward.
Work on the project to define Internet Universality Indicators was led for UNESCO by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) on behalf of the Internet Indicators Consortium, which included, apart from APC, ict Development Associates, Research ICT Africa and LIRNEasia.
These indicators will help governments and other stakeholders to assess their own national internet environments and to promote the values associated with Internet Universality. The work on the project to define Internet Universality Indicators is being led for UNESCO by the Association for Progressive Communications, and the draft Internet Universality Indicators will be finalised by the end o...
Internet Universality Indicators: What are they? How are they going to be used? Will they be able to influence policy? On 19 October, 2017, we discussed #InternetUniversality with Guy Berger, director of freedom of expression of UNESCO, in a Twitter-interview.
Join us on Twitter on 19 October from 12:00 to 13:00 UTC to discuss Internet Universality Indicators with Guy Berger, Director of Freedom of Expression and Media Development at UNESCO.
Work on a project to define Internet Universality indicators is being led for UNESCO by APC on behalf of a consortium which also includes ict Development Associates, Research ICT Africa and LIRNEasia. Please participate in this first stage of the online consultation!
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.