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 PREPCOM-2 : WSIS RELATED EVENTS
 

Note: These events are not official part of PrepCom-2. List of events as of 8 February 2005

 Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)
 

14 – 18 February 2005, Palais des Nations, Meetings of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG), for more information please go to the WGIG website: www.wgig.org. Some of the meetings between 14 and 16 February are open to all stakeholders in the WSIS process.

 

 Parallel Events
 

14 February 2005, 14.00 – 18.15 hours, room XXII (Building E, 1st floor), Palais des Nations, "Civil Society Orientation Session" (open to all stakeholders).

17 – 25 February 2005, 8.30 – 10.00 hours, every day, room XXII (Building E, 1st floor), Palais des Nations, Plenary meetings of Civil Society. For other civil society meetings during PrepCom-2,  click here.

17 February 2005, 13.00 – 14.00 hours, room XI, Palais des Nations, "Presentation of the World Summit Contributory Conference: ICT & Creativity (Vienna, 2-3 June 2005)", organized by the Government of Austria

18 February 2005, 13.15 – 16.30 hours, room XI, Palais des Nations, Panel Session “Promoting WSIS: MDGs synergies”, organized by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, and the Global Knowledge Partnership. The study "Up-scaling pro-poor ICT-policies and practices" will be presented at the event.

18 February 2005, 13.15 – 14.45 hours, room XXII (Building E, 1st floor), Palais des Nations, "(e-)learning about sustainable development : the GEO Data Portal”, organized by UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Europe and the University of Geneva with the support of the Geneva International Academic Network. 

22 February 2005, 12.00 – 13.00 hours, room XI, Palais des Nations, "ICT for Peace”, organized by the Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland.

22 February 2005, Panel sessions: "ICT for Health Action in the Tsunami crisis" and "Telecoms for disaster relief: Tampere Convention".

  • Panel session on "ICT for Health Action in the Tsunami crisis", 13.30 - 14.45 hours, room XI, Palais des Nations, organized by WHO.
  • Panel session on "Telecoms for disaster relief: Tampere Convention", 18.15 - 19.30 hours, room XI, Palais des Nations, organized by ITU.

22 February 2005, 14.00 - 16.00 room XXII (Building E, first floor), Palais des Nations, "Advocacy for ICT for Poverty Reduction in South Asia", organized by the Bangladesh Friendship Education Society (BFES). Agenda for this event.

23 February 2005, 15.00 - 18.00 room XII, Palais des Nations, "Infopoverty Seminar", organized by OCCAM. Open to all stakeholders.

24 February 2005, 13.00 – 15.00 hours, room XI, Palais des Nations, "Communicating the MDGs", organized by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA).

 

 

 

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