WSIS Action Line Facilitators Meeting

International Telecommunication Union

Session 231

14:45–16:00, Friday, 12 April 2019 Popov Room, ITU Tower Captioning EN/FR Action Line Facilitators Meeting

Action Line Facilitators

Pursuant to Article 109 of the Tunis Agenda, the thirteenth meeting of the UN WSIS Action Line Facilitators will take place within the framework of the WSIS Forum 2019.

The purpose of the meeting is to assess the general progress made within the WSIS Action Lines, as well as to identify measures to strengthen the overall WSIS implementation process. In addition, this year’s meeting will focus on innovating trends in ICTs and the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines to facilitate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.


This session will be moderated in a dialogue style format engaging all UN WSIS Action Lines Facilitators  to identify the key priorities, opportunities and challenges for their respective WSIS Action Line towards the achievement of the SDGs, in particular in line with the theme of the High level Political Forum 2019, Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.

WSIS Action Lines

С1. The role of public governance authorities and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
С2. Information and communication infrastructure
C3. Access to information and knowledge
C4. Capacity building
C5. Building confidence and security in the use of ICTs
C6. Enabling environment
C7. ICT Applications:
C8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
C9. Media
C10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
C11. International and regional cooperation


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