[WSIS CS-Plenary] more on WSIS stocktaking
bendrath at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Sat Sep 11 22:51:22 BST 2004
I was able to gather some info on the August 31st meeting from
not-to-be-disclosed sources. Here you go:
What is the state of the information society?
WSIS-Stocktaking process launched in Geneva
11 September 2004. The first phase of the world summit on the
information society focused on the underlying values and principles.
Though by far not perfect and therefore criticised by civil society
groups, the summit declaration and action plan set a number of goals.
Some of them even got deadlines, like connecting every school in the
world with ICTs by 2015. But how can these objectives be met? And what
is the current state of the information society? And what is already
going on everywhere that might help or hinder going in the agreed
directions? An informal WSIS meeting in Geneva last week tried to
provide some answers. The WSIS secretariat is seeking further input
until 14 September. More...
Full article with links on http://www.worldsummit2005.org
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