The World Summit on the Information Society

In Archive by Fredy Ore

The World Summit on the Information Society – Geneva 2003 is the first of two world gatherings by Head of States, Executive heads from United Nations agencies, industry leaders, national delegates, non-governmental organizations, media representatives and civil society to provide a high-level understanding of the global accelerating convergence between telecommunications, broadcasting multimedia and information and communication technologies (ICTs).

The anticipated outcome of the Summit is to develop and foster a clear statement and concrete plan of action for achieving global goals of the Information Society, while fully reflecting on all different interests involved.

The official Geneva website also contains useful information about the event. The 2nd gathering is to be held in Tunis in 2005.