Final WSIS Targets Review: Achievements, Challenges and the Way Forward.
Final WSIS Targets Review: Achievements, Challenges and the Way Forward was launched at the occasion of the WSIS+10 High Level Event, in Geneva, Switzerland.
- The launch took place on 10 June 2014 at the WSIS+10 High-Level Opening Segment, in Room 1 of the CICG.
- The results of the report will be discussed during a thematic session on Monitoring the WSIS Targets on 12 June 2014, from 15.00-16.30
(Room H, Montbrillant Building at ITU Headquarters).
The Report provides a comprehensive evaluation of the achievements made towards the WSIS Targets that governments agreed upon at the World Summit on the Information Society, and:
- Reviews progress made on each one of the WSIS Targets, which range from connecting villages, schools and health centres to developing content and providing people with ICT access
- Draws attention to the availability (and lack) of data to track progress today, and over time
- Makes recommendations on policies that are most relevant in impacting the WSIS Targets
- Reviews the relevance of targets and indicators to track the information society
- Highlights lessons learnt and makes recommendations on a possible future (post-2015) ICT measurement framework
- Links a possible post-2015 ICT monitoring framework to the post-2015 Development Agenda
Download the separate parts of the report (pdf format): Cover-Forewords-Acknowledgements-ToC, Introduction, Target 1, Target 2, Target 3, Target 4, Target 5, Target 6, Target 7, Target 8, Target 9, Target 10, Target 11, Conclusions
The report was produced by the
Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development
, under the coordination of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The lead agencies contributing to the report were ITU, the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS), the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the United Nations University (UNU). Many other organisations and representatives of civil society also contributed.