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World Summit on the Information Society

 
26.02.2013
ITU advises that media accreditation is now open for WTPF and WSIS Forum 2013
Two important events taking place in Geneva during the week of 13-17 May...
08.10.2012
Open consultation process for WSIS Forum 2013 now open
ITU champions bottom-up, multi-stakeholder approach to building an inclusive, innovative Information Society...
15.05.2012
WSIS Stocktaking Report reveals innovation, dedication in global commitment to connect the world
The 2012 edition of the WSIS Stocktaking Report has been released today at the WSIS Forum 2012...
14.05.2012
WSIS Forum 2012 launches 10-year review to measure goals set at UN World Summit on the Information Society
Stakeholders from government, civil society and the private sector are meeting in Geneva this week to agree on an effective and meaningful review process ...
14.05.2012
WSIS Forum 2012 recognizes outstanding achievements in getting the world connected
ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun Touré today announced the winners of 18 WSIS Project Prizes, as part of the Opening Ceremony of the WSIS Forum 2012...
08.05.2012
World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2012
Launching the WSIS 10-year Review Process (WSIS +10) ...
22.02.2012
World Summit on the Information Society Forum and World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2012
Towards the WSIS+10 Review...
13.10.2011
ITU launches World Summit on the Information Society Project prizes
The International Telecommunication Union has launched a series of prizes recognizing excellence in the implementation of projects and initiatives which...
16.05.2011
WSIS Forum 2011 unites governments with grassroots to re-energize the development agenda
World leaders are gathering in Geneva this week to work on strategies to more effectively harness the power and reach of information and communication technologies...
16.05.2011
ICT services getting more affordable worldwide
Broadband prices drop by more than 50%; high-income economies of Europe and Asia-Pacific are most affordable markets; fast Internet still out of reach in developing world ...
14.03.2011
World Summit on the Information Society Forum and World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2011
Harnessing technology to accelerate progress towards the MDGs ...
12.05.2010
WSIS Stocktaking report: Tracking progress towards the WSIS targets and the MDGs
For the first time, report looks at the impact of social media on development...
10.05.2010
WSIS Forum 2010 puts the spotlight on ICTs for development
At the half-way mark between the 2005 WSIS targets and the Millennium Development Goals, is access to technology making a difference?...
29.04.2010
WSIS Forum 2010: Top level debate meets grassroots action
Can technology bridge the development gap and accelerate progress towards the MDGs?...
24.03.2010
WSIS Forum 2010: new challenges for a new decade
At the half-way point between the 2005 WSIS Tunis Commitment and the MDGs, how can technology revive the flagging global development agenda?...
05.02.2010
ITU upgrades stocktaking platform to measure information society
Interactive database effective tool to achieve World Summit on the Information Society goals...
28.01.2010
Arab States define key ICT development priorities
Broadband, digital broadcasting, open source software, Arab digital content and cybersecurity are main objectives...
03.11.2009
ITU Council addresses global issues
ICTs proposed as tools to combat climate change...
06.10.2009
Digital Inclusion: laptops for children in Kingdom of Bhutan through ITU, One Laptop Per Child and UNICEF partnership

15.06.2009
President Lula of Brazil receives ITU Award
World Telecommunication and Information Society Award for protecting children online...
18.05.2009
ITU World Telecommunication & Information Society Award goes to President Lula of Brazil, Rob Conway and Deborah Tate - Queen Silvia of Sweden supports protecting children in cyberspace

08.05.2009
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2009 aims to protect children in cyberspace

08.05.2009
Annual Forum follows up on World Summit on the Information Society

13.11.2008
ITU launches initiative to protect children online - Children are the most vulnerable users of the Internet

21.07.2008
ITU TELECOM ASIA Forum to address cybersecurity - Discussion to focus on security, privacy and trust

16.06.2008
ITU calls for harmonized global child helpline number: 116 111 - Children around the world can more easily call for support, counselling and intervention

23.05.2008
Information Society on the move - ITU issues WSIS stocktaking report

13.05.2008
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day ceremony

12.05.2008
From Kigali to Tomorrow - ITU TELECOM AFRICA Press Conference on Connect Africa Summit Follow up

08.05.2008
Cybersecurity high on international agenda - ITU takes lead in enhancing security and confidence in ICT

28.04.2008
ITU TELECOM AFRICA Forum focus on cybersecurity - Strengthening confidence in networks

24.04.2008
ITU TELECOM AFRICA 2008 to focus on ICT connectivity in Africa

15.04.2008
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2008 - Focus on Connecting Persons with Disabilities - Global celebration in Cairo during ITU TELECOM AFRICA, 15 May 2008

17.12.2007
ITU and European Commission to create investment environment for ICT

13.11.2007
Steps taken for multilingual Internet - ITU, UNESCO and ICANN collaborate at Internet Governance Forum

29.10.2007
ITU and Microsoft launch online platform to track ICT development - Support for ICT infrastructure and capacity building pledged at Connect Africa Summit

04.09.2007
Next-generation networks set to transform communications - ITU issues guide for Regulators to foster investment and access

17.05.2007
Three Major announcements made to curb cybercrime, connect Africa and connect the young

16.05.2007
World Information Society Day focuses on the younger generation - ITU announces awards to three laureates

03.05.2007
Experts to push information society agenda - Cluster of events in Geneva 14-25 May 2007 organized around World Information Society Day

07.02.2007
Delivering real benefits to industry and consumers including cost reduction and innovative new services

08.12.2006
ITU Announces Honorary Patrons to help ‘Connect the World’

10.11.2006
ITU Secretary-General, Deputy Secretary-General elected today by Plenipotentiary Conference - Landslide majority obtained

06.11.2006
Turkish Prime Minister opens ITU Plenipotentiary Conference

28.09.2006
Setting the course for the future of telecommunications and ICT - ITU prepares for 17th Plenipotentiary Conference

20.07.2006
International steps taken to build global Information Society

18.05.2006
Promoting Global Cybersecurity - ITU announces results of global survey and launches cybersecurity gateway on World Telecommunication Day 2006

09.05.2006
First World Information Society Day focuses on WSIS implementation

15.03.2006
World Telecommunication Development Conference sets agenda to connect the world by 2015

06.03.2006
World Telecommunication Development Conference opens in Doha, Qatar, 7 March 2006

28.02.2006
The "Golden Book": commitments made during the Tunis Phase of WSIS

24.01.2006
World Telecommunication Development Conference 2006 to agree on telecommunication development priorities to bridge the digital divide

03.10.2005
ITU TELECOM AMERICAS 2005: Gets "Moving to a Latin Beat!"

27.09.2005
ITU TELECOM AMERICAS Forum Session "2015: Transition to the Information Society"

25.07.2005
ITU and infoDev Launch New Online Regulation Toolkit

16.06.2005
ITU Launches New Development Initiative to Bridge the Digital Divide

17.05.2005
ITU Highlights Progress Towards Bridging the Digital Divide - World Telecommunication Day celebrates 140 years of telecommunication

12.01.2005
World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-06) to be held in Qatar

15.11.2004
ITU holds e-Government and Internet Protocol Symposium in Dubai (UAE)

09.07.2004
Wave of optimism as ITU WSIS meeting on countering spam closes: Priority actions identified to curb spam

22.06.2004
ITU and Republic of Korea Build Digital Bridges

15.06.2004
First ICT Global Forum for Least Developed Countries (LDC) to take place in Mauritius

07.06.2004
First Preparatory Meeting for Second Phase of WSIS, 24-26 June 2004, Hammamet, Tunisia

01.06.2004
ITU to Hold Meeting on Countering Spam

17.05.2004
'Global' Support for Information Society Targets

08.05.2004
ITU TELECOM AFRICA 2004 focuses on the Changing Face of African Telecommunications

05.05.2004
Forum concluding session at ITU TELECOM AFRICA to debate achievements of the first phase of WSIS

20.04.2004
Advantage Africa: Forum at ITU TELECOM AFRICA 2004 to Highlight Areas Central to Region’s ICT Growth

13.04.2004
Global Survey on WSIS Targets

11.12.2003
ITU Brokers Powerful Partnerships at World Information Society Summit

09.12.2003
Competitive Markets Required to Bridge Digital Divide

04.12.2003
ITU World Telecommunication Development Report 2003

19.11.2003
ITU Digital Access Index: World’s First Global ICT Ranking

18.11.2003
Chief Technology Officers Provide Their Outline of ICT Future

17.11.2003
ITU Launches First Digital Access Index

16.10.2003
WSIS: Special Session of the ITU TELECOM WORLD 2003 Forum

04.09.2003
Future global decision-makers attending ITU TELECOM WORLD 2003

25.03.2003
WSIS: Draft declaration and action plan now available for public comment

28.02.2003
Towards an Information Society for All: Declaration and Action Plan outlined

14.02.2003
World Summit on the Information Society Preparatory Committee 17-28 February

01.10.2002
Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General Elected for Second Term

09.09.2002
ITU to convene 16th Plenipotentiary Conference in Marrakesh

05.07.2002
Global Strategy for the Information Society Takes Successful First Steps

28.06.2002
World Summit on the Information Society Preparatory Meeting to Begin

14.06.2002
World Summit on the Information Society Preparatory Meeting

16.05.2002
ITU Council Concludes: Preparation for World Summit on the Information Society and Plenipotentiary Conference at Centre of ITU Work Plan

19.02.2002
World Telecommunication Development Conference to Tackle Challenges Posed by the Digital Divide

04.02.2002
Guy-Olivier Segond appointed Special Ambassador for the World Summit on the Information Society

09.01.2002
United Nations adopts Resolution on the World Summit on the Information Society

12.10.2001
President of Romania visits ITU

08.06.2001
Framework and venue of the World Summit on the Information Society announced

 

 

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