Working Group on WSIS
fourth meeting of the Council Working Group on WSIS will be held in Madeira,
Portugal, on 10 and 11 September 2003, following
the CEPT Plenary Assembly. More information about the meeting and the venue will
be posted soon.
instructing the Secretary General and the Directors of the Bureaux to perform
a “stock-taking exercise” and prepare an analysis paper, to show how ITU’s
current work programme contributes to the fulfillment of the objectives outlined
in the WSIS draft action plan. The paper is now available here.
Working Group held its third meeting on 14-15 April 2003 in
Geneva, Switzerland. The Report
of the Chairman on the Third Meeting of the Council WG-WSIS and
the Report by
the Chairman to Council
are now available online.
Working Group held its second meeting on 11-13 December 2002 in Lisbon. The invitation letter
(ref. DM-1287) was sent to ITU Member States and Sector Members on 27 November 2002.
At the Plenipotentiary Conference, the fundamental role of
ITU in providing a global perspective in regard to the information
society was recognized by Member States, which also stressed the importance
of ITU as an active and relevant contributor to the WSIS process (Res.
The Plenipotentiary Conference invited the Council Working
Group on WSIS to see to it that ITU makes a contribution to the second meeting
of WSIS PrepCom in February 2003 comprising proposals for ITU
substantive input, including to the WSIS declaration of principles and
action plan (Dec.
The Working Group held its first
meeting on 21 September 2002 and adopted a report that was submitted to the last
meeting of the 2002 Council in Marrakesh.
The Council noted the Working Group Chairman's report and
requested that it be presented to the ITU Plenipotentiary
2002) and serve as a basis for an in-depth discussion on ITU's substantive
contribution to WSIS.