Open Consultations

Open Consultation Process on the Thematic Aspects and Innovations on the Format

Following the outcomes of the WSIS Action Line Facilitators meetings during the WSIS Forum 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012; and the exchange of views amongst several WSIS Stakeholders; the organizers of the WSIS Forum, ITU, UNESCO,UNCTAD and UNDP are pleased to announce the Open Consultation Process on the thematic aspects and innovations on the format of the WSIS Forum 2013.

This consultation process aims at ensuring the participatory and inclusive spirit of the WSIS Forum 2013, scheduled to be held from 13 to 17 May 2013 in Geneva, by actively engaging governments, civil society, the private sector and intergovernmental organizations in the preparatory process.

 • Invitation to contribute to the Open Consultation Process

The Open Consultation Process for the WSIS Forum 2013 is structured in five phases.

Phase I - 8 October 2012

Phase II - 16 November 2012

Phase III - 21 January 2013

Phase IV - 15 February 2013

Phase V - 16 April 2013