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Fourth Facilitation Meeting on Implementing WSIS Outcomes
Start Date: May 20, 2009
End Date: May 20, 2009
Venue: Geneva

On Wednesday, 20 May 2009, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) will convene the fourth Facilitation Meeting on implementing the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Room B2, ITU building from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Participants will exchange information and discuss progress in implementing the following 3 of the 11 WSIS Action Lines:

  • Action Line C1 - the role of public governance authorities and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICT for development;
  • Action Line C7 -  ICT applications - e-government; and 
  • Action Line C11; and international and regional cooperation

The purpose of the Fourth Facilitation Meeting, which is open to all stakeholders from the public and private sectors, civil society, and international organizations, is to:

  • Inform participants of the meetings on the respective sub group’s activities and to provide a platform to exchange information and experiences;
  • To identify the proprietary areas for implementation within the Action Lines; and
  • To create synergies among different stakeholders for more effective knowledge sharing and collaboration in order to ensure the implementation of WSIS at the international, regional and national levels.



Photos will be uploaded after the event.

Presentations (TBA)


Mr. Michael Mimicopoulos
Senior Economic Affairs Officer
Tel: +1-212-963-7565
Fax: + 1-212-963-0522
E-mail:  mimicopoulos@un.org

Ms. Rosanne Clarke
Tel: +1-212-963-6812
Fax: + 1-212-963-0522
E-mail: clarker@un.org


Created By: DPADM / UNDESA
Organizers: DPADM
Participation Requirements: Open

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