Participation of Azerbaijan at WSIS events

Details of the organization
Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: No
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: No

Information about the project
Participation of Azerbaijan at WSIS events
Working Group on WSIS PrepCom 1 events 1. PrepCom 1 of the Tunis phase of WSIS held in Hammamet, Tunis (June 24-26, 2004) 2. Consultations on the Establishment of Working Group on Internet Governance held in Geneva (September 20-21, 2004) Based on this broad framework, it was agreed that the focus of the preparatory process to the Tunis phase should be two-pronged: it should provide solutions on how to implement and follow up the Geneva decisions (Declaration of Principles and Plan of Action) by stakeholders at national, regional and international levels with particular attention to the challenges facing the Least Developed Countries and it should complete the unfinished business in Geneva on Internet Governance and Financing. Azerbaijan made its contribution to WSIS funding. Consultations on the setting up of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) was held at the United Nations in Geneva on 20 and 21 September 2004. The establishment of the WGIG was requested last December by the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). Aim of the consultations was to develop a common understanding of structure and functioning of the Working Group. Discussions focused on the scope and working methods of the Working Group, as well as the profile, qualities and characteristics of its members.
International implementation
Completed from to 

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* Media
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
* International and regional cooperation
  • Participation at WSIS events
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No