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Council Working Group on WSIS & SDGs


​The WG-WSIS was created in 20​02 (see Resolution 1196). In November 2006, PP-06 endorsed the relevant work already undertaken and/or to be carried out by ITU in implementing the WSIS outcomes, under the aegis of the Council Working Group on WSIS (WG-WSIS), requesting the Council to maintain the WG-WSIS in order to facilitate member​​ship input and guidance on the ITU implementation of relevant WSIS outcomes and to elaborate proposals to the Council that may be necessary for adapting ITU to its role in building the information society. (Res. 140​).​​​

Terms of Reference ​

  1. to facilitate inputs from membership on the ITU implementation of relevant WSIS outcomes, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, through its regular meetings and circular letters, questionnaires or other appropriate methods of query; 
  2. to oversee, consider and discuss ITU's implementation of the WSIS outcomes and achievement of the SDGs and related ITU activities, and, within the financial limits set by the Plenipotentiary Conference, to make resources available as appropriate;
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​​​More information on the meetings of the (former) Dedicated Group on international Internet-related public policy issues as well as the newly established CWG-Internet is available here​.​​​​


Meetings and Documents