Background and Objectives
The workshop objective is to contribute to the ITU's
process that will prepare its inputs and position vis-Ó-vis
the United Nations working group to be
established on Internet governance, resulting from the Declaration
of Principles and Action
Plan adopted on 12 December 2003 at the first
phase of the World
Summit on the Information Society.
The workshop will provide a forum for invited
to exchange views and make analytical studies on
definitions, viewpoints and visions on Internet
governance from several aspects, including legal,
technological, administration and commercial issues.
The format is one of the ITU
Strategy and Policy Unit's New Initiatives
workshops held since 1999 in line with ITU Council Decision 496. These workshops have limited space
availability and are intended to foster efficient and
effective discussion among experts on specific topics.
To this purpose, individual experts in Internet governance have been invited
from a wide spectrum of
backgrounds and views, including from the ITU's
Keeping in mind that the event is an experts
workshop, with limited space availability, ITU
Members with an interest in participation should contact
Strategy and Policy Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org, with specific reference to their
individual background in Internet governance issues.
All discussions and results from the workshop will be
compiled into a report and communicated to the entire
ITU Membership and submitted to the appropriate ITU
decision-making bodies for their further consideration.
For additional information, see the related links
or contact the ITU
Strategy and Policy Unit at email@example.com.