WSIS+10: WSIS Review Process

Working together towards a multistakeholder, open and inclusive WSIS Review Process

WSIS+10 High-Level Event

WSIS+10 High-Level Event: Open Consultation Process

Compilation of submissions for the Third Physical meeting of the WSIS+10 MPP on the WSIS+10 Statement on the Implementation on WSIS Outcomes & the WSIS+10 Vision for WSIS Beyond 2015, to be considered by the Second Physical Meeting

WSIS+10 High-Level Event

WSIS+10 High-Level Event: Open Consultations - Official Submission Form #2

Official Submissions on the Thematic Aspects and Innovations on the Format for the High-Level Event

WSIS+10 High-Level Event

Invitation to submit 10-Year Country Report

ITU Member States are encouraged to submit 10-Year Country Reports on Implementation of the WSIS Outcomes based on the templates that were agreed by multistakeholder consensus during the WSIS+10 Plenary Sessions held during the WSIS Forum 2012.

WSIS+10 High-Level Event

WSIS Stocktaking: Call for update and new entries 2014

WSIS stakeholders are encouraged to continue to contribute to the WSIS Stocktaking process, undertaken in support of the WSIS Implementation and Follow-up. The principal role of the this exercise is to leverage the activities of stakeholders working on the implementation of WSIS outcomes and to share knowledge and experience of projects replicating successful models.

WSIS+10 High-Level Event

WSIS Project Prizes 2014

WSIS Project Prizes is a unique recognition for excellence in the implementation of WSIS Outcomes. The contest of WSIS Project Prizes 2014 is organized into four phases to be held from 5 September 2013 until 13 April 2014. 18 winners will be honored, recognized and presented with award during a Prize Ceremony at the WSIS+10 High-Level Event.

WSIS+10 High-Level Event

WSIS+10 Targets Questionnaire

The Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development, through the UN Regional Commissions, the OECS and UNCTAD, sent out the WSIS Targets questionnaire to WSIS focal points to collect date for the indicators identified to track the WSIS Targets. The results of this questionnaire will be used as input to the final 2014 WSIS assessment report and all countries are encouraged to respond to this questionnaire.

WSIS Forum 2013

WSIS Forum 2013 - Identifying Emerging Trends and Innovation in the ICT Ecosystem.

WSIS Forum 2013 will be held from 13 to 17 May 2013 and will provide structured opportunities to network, learn and to participate in multi-stakeholder discussions and consultations on WSIS implementation. This event builds upon the tradition of annual WSIS May meetings, and its new format is the result of open consultations with all WSIS Stakeholders.

Towards Knowledge Societies for Peace and Sustainable Development

Towards Knowledge Societies for Peace and Sustainable Development.

The WSIS+10 Review Event addressed the major challenges in building Knowledge Societies for sustainable development. This first multi-stakeholder review event took a look at the WSIS Action Lines' achievements, and analyzed recent developments as well as forecasts. Recommendations were also made to the post-2015 process.


2013 Events & Outcomes

WSIS+10 Review Process related events

Date Event Outcomes Facilitator Link sort order
JAN 2013 Inter-sessional Panel of CSTD
  • Report of the meeting
    (CSTD and its secretariat requested to take proactive action on the WSIS+10 including repetition of the exercise from 2010)

  • Follow-up on the decision on creation of the CSTD Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation to conclude by June 2014

1
FEB 2013 WSIS+10 Multi-Stakeholder Event (UNESCO)
  • Final Statement
    (Multi-stakeholder Consensus Based Text)

  • Set of Recommendations
    (Compilation of the outcomes)

2
MAY 2013 WSIS Forum 2013: WSIS+10 Visioning Track
  • WSIS+10 Visioning Challenge
    Set of recommendations developed through the multi-stakeholder and consensus based approach shaping WSIS process review requirements to be addressed during the WSIS+10 High Level Event (2014)

  • Statement on the WSIS+10 Visioning

  • WSIS Forum 2013 Outcome Document:
    Compilation of recommendations from all sessions with special focus on recommendations for WSIS+10.

  • Identifying Emerging Trends and a WSIS Beyond 2015
    2013 Edition

3
MAY 2013 ITU Council Working Group on WSIS
  • Chairman's Report

4
JUNE 2013 16th Session of the CSTD
  • Draft ECOSOC Resolution on WSIS

5
JUNE 2013 ITU Council Working Group on WSIS
  • Addendum to the Chairman's Report on WG-WSIS

6
JUNE 2013 ITU Council
  • Update of the Resolution 1334 on the ITU's Role in the Overall Review of the Implementation of the Outcome Documents

  • Modalities and Rules of Participation

  • Definition of expected outcomes from the WSIS+10 High Level Event: Statement and Vision for WSIS beyond 2015

  • 10 Year Country Reporting (Template already Available)

  • 10 Year WSIS Action Line Reporting (Template already Available)

7
JUL 2013 WSIS+10 Open Consultation: Initiation of the open consultation process
  • Official submissions as inputs to the preparatory process

8
OCT 2013 WSIS+10 Open Consultation: First Physical Meeting
  • First Review of the Draft Document and Additional Inputs

9
NOV 2013 ICT4ALL Forum and Exhibition
  • WSIS+10 High Level Panel Conclusions

10
DEC 2013 UN General Assembly
  • Resolution on WSIS+10

  • Resolution on ICT4D

11
DEC 2013 TDAG (BDT)
  • Overall Report on the WSIS+10 Related Outcomes of the Regional Meetings (RDF/RPM)

12
DEC 2013 WSIS+10 Open Consultation: Second Physical Meeting
  • Second Review of the Draft Document and Additional Inputs

13

WSIS+10 related regional events

Date Location Event Facilitator Link sort order
19-21 February 2013 Moldova

WTDC Regional preparatory meeting for CIS (RPM-CIS) (ITU Focus)

ITU Led Meetings 1
18 February 2013 Moldova

Regional Development Forum for CIS (RDF-CIS) (Multi-stakeholder approach)

ITU Led Meetings 2
30 April - 2 May 2013 Cambodia

WTDC Regional preparatory meeting for Asia and the Pacific (RPM-ASP) (ITU Focus)

ITU Led Meetings 3
29 April 2013 Cambodia

Regional Development Forum for ASP (RDF-ASP) (Multi-stakeholder approach)

ITU Led Meetings 4
20-22 August 2013 Uruguay

WTDC Regional preparatory meeting for Americas (RPM-AMS) (ITU Focus)

ITU Led Meetings 6
19 August 2013 Uruguay

Regional Development Forum for AMS (RDF-AMS) (Multi-stakeholder approach)

ITU Led Meetings 5
2-4 October 2013 Ghana

WTDC Regional preparatory meeting for Africa (RPM-AFR) (ITU Focus)

ITU Led Meetings 8
1 October 2013 Ghana

Regional Development Forum for AFR (RDF-AFR) (Multi-stakeholder approach)

ITU Led Meetings 7
29-31 October 2013 Bahrain

WTDC Regional preparatory meeting for the Arab region (RPM-ARB) (ITU Focus)

ITU Led Meetings 9
28 October 2013 Bahrain

Regional Development Forum for ARB (RDF-ARB) (Multi-stakeholder approach)

ITU Led Meetings 10
26-28 November 2013 Serbia

WTDC Regional preparatory meeting for Europe (RPM-EUR) (ITU focus)

ITU Led Meetings 11
25 November 2013 Serbia

Regional Development Forum for EUR (RDF-EUR) (Multi-stakeholder approach)

ITU Led Meetings 12
12 March 2013 ECA Ethiopia

Follow-up Workshop on the Implementation of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

Meetings Led by the Regional Economic Commissions and Others 13
3-5 April 2013 ECLAC Uruguay

IV Ministerial Conference on Information Society in Latin America

Meetings Led by the Regional Economic Commissions and Others 14
11-14 November 2013 Tunisia

ICT4All Forum and Exhibition
WSIS+10 Workshops with focus on Africa and Arab States

Meetings Led by the Regional Economic Commissions and Others 15

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