Meeting: WSIS Action Line C3 (Access) and C7
18 May 2009, 14:30 -
ITU Headquarters, Room B
session will focus more specifically on
opening access to scientific data and
knowledge, building on the prior
discussions of the High-Level Panel on
well recognized that science and
technology are pillars of socio economic
development and “knowledge societies”
are societies that are scientifically
informed. However, few universities and
research institutions, particularly in
developing countries, have full access
to research, even if it was publicly
session will examine the role of open
access to scientific knowledge in
contributing to sustainable development
and will discuss avenues for ongoing and
future action in this field.
addition, a short presentation of the
newly launched WSIS community platform
will share ways on how the Action Lines
can best continue their discussions and
work in between face-to-face meetings.
information, please contact Miriam
Director of UNESCO’s Information Society
English-French interpretation is offered
for this meeting.
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