World Summit on the Information Society

Side Event: Putting People at the Centre of the WSIS+10 Review
Side Event: Putting People at the Centre of the WSIS+10 Review 16 October 2015 APC

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC), the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), the Internet Democracy Project, and the Internet Society are co-organising a side event for non-governmental stakeholders to share and exchange their views and priorities with governments on WSIS+10 in a dynamic, interactive setting.    

WSIS+10 Review timeline by Geneva Internet Platform
WSIS+10 Review timeline by Geneva Internet Platform 13 October 2015

ABSTRACT Authoritatively generate principle-centered leadership rather than multimedia based expertise. Proactively utilize optimal intellectual capital and multifunctional paradigms. Authoritatively reconceptualize B2C interfaces via virtual opportunities.

Deborah in WSIS forum 2015
Deborah in WSIS forum 2015 06 October 2015

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APC's Comments on the WSIS+10 Non-Paper
APC's Comments on the WSIS+10 Non-Paper 02 October 2015 APC

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) welcomes the content of the WSIS+10 Review Non-Paper. With input from the APC community we have compiled the following proposals which we believe will strengthen the final document.

WSIS Gender Caucus (2002)
WSIS Gender Caucus (2002) 04 September 2015

The contribution takes as a starting point the importance of aligning the preparatory process and outcomes of WSIS with the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The importance of this alignment has been highlighted by the United Nations ICT Task Force.

The World Summit on the Information Society: An overview of follow-up
The World Summit on the Information Society: An overview of follow-up 04 September 2015 Karen Banks, Willie Currie and Anriette Esterhuysen

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process culminated in the Tunis Summit in November 2005. We are now five months into the post-WSIS implementation phase. Civil society, in its final statement on WSIS, expressed its commitment to continue “its involvement in the future mechanisms for policy debate, implementation and follow-up on Information Society issues” by building on t...

The World Summit On The Information Society (WSIS) Process And Issues Debated (2004)
The World Summit On The Information Society (WSIS) Process And Issues Debated (2004) 04 September 2015 Valeria Betancourt

This document was originally produced in Spanish February 2004 for the publication The World Summit on the Information Society: A subject for all, produced by the Third Sector Information Network (RITS) and the Heinrich Böll Foundation. The present version offers an update related to the second phase of the WSIS.

APC's Recommendations to the WSIS on Internet Governance (2005)
APC's Recommendations to the WSIS on Internet Governance (2005) 04 September 2015 APC

APC has participated extensively in the internet governance process at the World Summit on Information Society. Out of this participation and in collaboration with other partners, including members of the WSIS civil society internet governance caucus, APC has crystallized a set of recommendations with regard to internet governance ahead of the final Summit in Tunis in November 2005.

Pushing and prodding, goading and hand-holding
Pushing and prodding, goading and hand-holding 04 September 2015

Reflection from the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) at the conclusion of the World Summit on the Information Society.

APC's Input for the WSIS+10 non-paper
APC's Input for the WSIS+10 non-paper 07 August 2015 APC

Much progress been made on the vision of the people-centred, inclusive and development-oriented Information Society in the ten years since the WSIS. However, many challenges lie ahead, from adopting a sustainable development approach to advancing gender equality.

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