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 WSIS Preparatory Committee Meetings (PrepComs)

The Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) is responsible for the preparations for WSIS. An intergovernmental Bureau gives guidance to the Preparatory Committee on procedural matters.

go PrepCom-1: 24-26 June 2004, Hammamet (Tunisia)


go PrepCom-2 : 17-25 February 2005, Geneva (Switzerland)


go PrepCom-3: 19-30 September 2005, Geneva (Switzerland) and 13-15 November 2005, Tunis (Tunisia)


 WSIS Working Groups

go Group of Friends of the Chair (GFC)

go Task Force on Financial Mechanisms (TFFM)

go Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)


 WSIS Regional Conferences

go Asia-Pacific: 31 May - 2 June 2005, Tehran (The Islamic Republic of Iran). [Proxy site]

go Western Asia: 22-23 November 2004, Damascus (Syria)

go Africa: 2-4 February 2005, Accra (Ghana)

go Latin America and the Caribbean: 8-10 June 2005, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). [Proxy site]

go Subregional Conferences:

go Outcomes of the Regional and Thematic Meetings


 WSIS Thematic Meetings

The WSIS Executive Secretariat maintains a list of WSIS Thematic Meetings and WSIS related meetings. This list is updated on a regularly basis, with extracts and links received from the organizers of the event. 

go List of WSIS Thematic Meetings

go Outcomes of the Regional and Thematic Meetings


 Other related events

go 2-3 March 2004, Tunis (Tunisia) - Government of Tunisia and ITU - Brainstorming Meeting on WSIS: 

go 26-27 February 2004, Geneva (Switzerland) - ITU - Workshop on Internet Governance:
  • Chairman's report. pdf [english] (160 kB)




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