UNGIS Side Event at the African Internet Governance Forum 2022

WSIS Action Lines for Achieving the SDGs

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As the Vice-chair of the UNGIS and Chair of the WSIS Regional Commission Group for 2022-2023, the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in collaboration with the current chair ITU and the vice-chairs UNESCO, UNCTAD  and UNDP will organize a session at the African Internet governance forum (AFIGF) to discuss:

  1. UNGIS Action Plan 2022-2023 implementation progress. Highlight each agency's diverse contributions to achieving SDGs through ICT and toward the common agenda.
  2. What role can this body play in coordinating outcomes from Multi-stakeholder processes like WSIS and IGF to accelerate and shape the Global Digital Compact principles through tapping into our respective resources
  3. Ensure participation and involvement of the UNGIS’s members in the preparation of several events (IGF 2022, Africa WSIS Forum 2022 Regional Review meeting, etc.)

18 July from 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm (EAT) | Recording

UNGIS Side Event @ HLPF 2022

ICTs for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: WSIS Cooperation for Accelerating Progress on the SDGs

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Highlighting the theme of the WSIS Forum 2022, this session will focus on how the ICTs and the WSIS Action Lines can help accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), learning from the COVID-19 experience to build an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable societies and economies. It is important to strengthen partnerships and digital cooperation towards achieving goals and targets across the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  

Organized by UNGIS/WSIS, this side event took place on: 
7 July 2022, 08:00-09:00 New York time / 14:00-15:00 CEST | Recording

UNGIS Focus 2022-2023

UNGIS Activities for the Year: 2022-2023

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Chair: ITU

Vice-Chairs: UNCTAD, UNDP, UNESCO, UN ECA

  • Annual meeting at WSIS Forum 2023
    • High-Level Breakfast Meeting
    • Working Level Meeting
  • High-Level Political Forum 2022
    • UNGIS Input to the United Nations High-level Political Forum 2022
    • UNGIS side event

UNGIS Side Event @ HLPF 2021

ICTs for Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable Societies and Economies (WSIS Cooperation for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals)

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As one of the Group’s contributions to the HLPF process, this session, organised by the UNGIS co-vice chairs, will focus on how ICTs and the WSIS Action Lines can help accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), learning from the COVID-19 experience to build more inclusive, resilient, and sustainable societies and economies and to strengthen partnerships and digital cooperation towards achieving the goals and targets across the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

Organised UNGIS/WSIS/Russian Federation, this side event will take place on:
9 July 2021, 08:00-09:00 New York time / 14:00-15:00 CEST