Approval of the Agenda and other organizational matters
The third meeting of the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom-3) of the Tunis phase of the WSIS shall
be opened at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on Monday, 19 September 2005, at 10.00 am, under
the chairmanship of the President of the Preparatory Committee of the Tunis phase, Ambassador
Janis Karklins. After the opening ceremony, it is proposed that the Preparatory Committee approve,
at the outset, the draft agenda of PrepCom-3, as recommended by the Bureau (WSIS-II/PC-
A draft annotated agenda (WSIS-II/PC-3/ADM/3) and a draft time management plan (WSIS-II/PC-
3/ADM/2) setting forth inter alia the working hours, are further submitted under this agenda item,
Election of the Chairpersons of Sub-committees A and B and of the Rapporteur
The Preparatory Committee is invited to proceed with the elections of the chairpersons of
Subcommittees A and B and of a Rapporteur, in accordance with Rules 9 and 44 of the Rules of
Procedure of the Preparatory Committee (hereinafter referred to as Rules of Procedure).
Accreditation of NGOs, civil society and business entities
The Preparatory Committee will have for its consideration and approval a document and 3 Annexes
entitled Accreditation of NGOs, civil society and business sector entities (WSIS-II/PC-3/DOC/4).
Annex 1 is a list of civil society entities (including NGOs) and annex 2 is a list of business sector
entities, which requested accreditation between 7 January 2005 (the day after the closure of
accreditation for PrepCom-2 of the Tunis phase) and 8 August 2005 (closing date for accreditation
requests for PrepCom-3 and the Tunis Summit). The entities listed in Annex 1 and 2 are
recommended by the Executive Secretariat for accreditation at PrepCom-3. Annex 3 contains the
names of those entities in consultative status with ECOSOC which have expressed their interest to
participate in the WSIS process since 7 January 2005. Annex 3 is submitted for information.
Report of the Secretary General of ITU on the activities between PrepCom-2 and
The Secretary-General of ITU has prepared a report on main preparatory activities carried out since
PrepCom-2 of the Tunis phase (WSIS-II/PC-3/DOC/2). It is proposed that the Secretary-General of
the ITU present his report at the first plenary meeting.
5 September 2005
WSIS Executive Secretariat
ANNOTATED AGENDA OF PREPCOM-3 OF THE TUNIS PHASE OF THE
WORLD SUMMIT ON THE INFORMATION SOCIETY (WSIS)