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Fifth Facilitation Meeting on Implementing WSIS Outcomes
Start Date: May 12, 2010
End Date: May 12, 2010
Venue: Geneva

On Wednesday, 12 May 2010, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) will convene the Fifth Facilitation Meeting on Implementing the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Room H, ITU Building from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 


Participants will exchange information and discuss progress in implementing 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 – eGovernment; and,
  • Action Line C11. International and regional cooperation

The purpose of the Fifth 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





Mr. Slava Cherkasov

Governance and Public Administration Officer                          




E-mail: cherkasov@un.org                   

Stella Simpas


Tel: +1-212-963-3896
Fax: +1-212-963-9681
E-mail: simpas@un.org


Website: http://www.itu.int/wsis/implementation/2010/forum/geneva/
Created By: DPADM / UNDESA
Organizers: DPADM and ITU
Participation Requirements: Open

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