Geneva, 09 April 2014 – The ten-year review of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society will be the focus of the WSIS+10 High-Level Event in Geneva, 10-13 June 2014. Policy-makers, including Government Ministers and leaders from civil society, academia, business, and international organizations will address the progress made in the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), held in Geneva in 2003 and in Tunis in 2005.
WSIS+10 High-Level Event
World Summit on the Information Society ten-year follow up meeting
10-13 June 2014 (9 June: Pre-event meetings)
ITU Headquarters, Geneva
WSIS+10 High-Level Event will review progress in the implementation of the WSIS outcomes under the mandates of participating agencies, and to take stock of achievements in the last 10 years. It will also
review the WSIS Outcomes (2003 and 2005), in particular related to the Action Lines with a view to developing proposals on a new vision beyond 2015, and potentially also exploring new targets in the following outcome documents:
WSIS+10 Statement on Implementation of WSIS Outcomes
WSIS+10 Vision for WSIS Beyond 2015 under the mandates of participating agencies
Co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP, with engagement of FAO, ILO, ITC, UNDESA, UNEP, UNODC, UPU, UN Women, WMO, WHO, WFP, WIPO, UN Regional Commissions.
The WSIS+10 meeting is expected to attract high-level policy-makers, including Government ministers, civil society leaders, academics, business, and international organizations.