The World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2013 represents the world’s largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community. This forum will provide structured opportunities to network, learn and participate in multi-stakeholder discussions and consultations on WSIS implementation. This event builds upon the tradition of annual WSIS May meetings, and its format is the result of open consultations with all WSIS Stakeholders. The WSIS Forum 2013 Open Consultation Process on the Thematic Aspects and Innovations on the Format was structured in five phases from October 2012 till April 2013. The Agenda and program of the WSIS Forum is built on the basis of the official submissions received during the Open Consultation Process.
WSIS Forum 2013 Outcome Document
The WSIS Forum 2013 was held from the 13-17 May 2013 at the ITU Headquarters in Geneva. This year the Forum attracted more than 1800 WSIS Stakeholders from more than 140 countries. Several high-level representatives of the wider WSIS Stakeholder community graced the Forum with more than 60 ministers and deputies, several ambassadors, CEOs and Civil Society leaders contributing passionately towards the programme of the Forum. On –site participation increased tremendously during the WSIS Forum 2013. Several remote participants joined the forum through remote participation facilities. • Outcome Document
WSIS Forum 2013: Statement on the WSIS+10 Visioning • Statement on the WSIS+10 Visioning
Video Highlights and Interviews from WSIS Forum 2013. • Videos
Photographs from all WSIS Forum 2013 Sessions and Events • Photos