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Seventh Facilitation Meeting on Implementing WSIS Outcomes Related to Action Lines C1, C7eGov, and C
Start Date: May 17, 2012
End Date: May 17, 2012
Venue: Room III, Conference Centre of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva
Description:

On Thursday, 17 May 2012, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) will convene the Seventh Facilitation Meeting on Implementing the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Room III, Conference Centre of the International Labour Organization (ILO) from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
 
Participants will exchange information and discuss progress in implementing 3 of the 11 WSIS Action Lines:

  • C1. The role of public governance authorities and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • C7. ICT applications - eGovernment
  • C11. International and regional cooperation

The purpose of the Seventh 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.

Documents:
Executive Summary
Agenda
List of Participants

Presentations: (TBA)


UNDESA CONTACTS:

Mr. Slava Cherkasov
Sr. Governance and Public Administration Officer
DMB/DPADM/DESA
Tel:+1-212-963-5097
Fax:+1-212-963-9681
E-mail: cherkasov@un.org

Ms. Stella Simpas
DMB/DPADM/UNDESA
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/UNDESA and ITU
Participation Requirements: Open

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