ITU’s Contribution to the Implementation of the WSIS Outcomes 2018 is a comprehensive report on the ITU activities in context of WSIS carried out by the Union in 2018. The Report provides detailed information on the key WSIS related initiatives and activities carried out by the three sectors of the Union (Standardization, Radiocommunication and the Development Sector) and the General Secretariat. The Report provides updates on the tasks carried out by the ITU at the operational and policy level, covering all assigned mandates with reference to the WSIS Process, in particular:
Lead facilitator (along with UNESCO and UNDP) in coordinating the multistakeholder implementation of the
Geneva Plan of Action.
Facilitator of Action Lines C2 (Information and communication infrastructure) and C5 (Building confidence and security in the use of ICTs); upon the UNDP’s request the ITU accepted to play the role of the Facilitator of Action Line C6 (Enabling environment).
Co-facilitator of Action Lines C1, C3, C4, C7 and C11; and partner for Action Lines C8 and C9.
Rotating Chair of the United Nations Group on Information Society (UNGIS).
Steering committee member of the Partnership on Measuring ICT for Measurement.
Facilitator of the WSIS Stocktaking Process.
Initiator and facilitator of the WSIS Project Prize.
Implementation of other WSIS outcomes.
The annual reports will also be considered as the official submissions from ITU for different internal and external WSIS process related meetings like the WG-WSIS, Council, CSTD.