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The World Summit on The Information Society: Asian Civil Society Response. About WSIS and Asia Pacific Regional Conference NGO/Civil Society Participation Discussion paper “The World Summit on the Information Society: an Asian Response” ACSF: Our Contribution.

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The world summit on the information society asian civil society response
The World Summit on The Information Society: Asian Civil Society Response

  • About WSIS and Asia Pacific Regional Conference

  • NGO/Civil Society Participation

  • Discussion paper “The World Summit on the Information Society: an Asian Response”

  • ACSF: Our Contribution

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


The world summit on the information society asian civil society response1
The World Summit on The Information Society: Asian Civil Society Response

  • Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM), International University of Japan

    • Academic research institute and NGO; information society, ICTs and public policy

    • http://www.glocom.ac.jp & http://www.glocom.org

  • Japanese non-profit sector representative to the (Digital Opportunities Task) DOT Force

  • Coordination (not represent) for Asian NGOs/Civil Society for participation in WSIS Asia/Pacific

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


World summit on the information society wsis
World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Society Response

  • Proposed by delegates to the ITU Plenipotentiary Meeting in 1998

  • Endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly as a multi-sectoral approach

  • UN global summit under the high patronage of the Secretary General

  • Two-Phase:

    • Geneva in December 2003 will adopt a Declaration of Principles and Action Plan

    • Tunis in 2005 will assess progress and refine the Action Plan with a focus on development

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


World summit on the information society wsis1
World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Society Response

"To develop a common vision and understanding of the Information Society, to better understand its scope and dimensions and to draw up a strategic plan of action for successfully adapting to the new society"

  • Proposed themes for WSIS:

    • Access to ICTs for all

    • ICTs as tools for social and economic development

    • Confidence and security in the use of ICTs

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Wsis meeting timeline
WSIS Meeting Timeline Society Response

  • Preparatory Committees

    • PrepCom 1 – Geneva 1-5 July 2002

    • PrepCom 2 – Geneva, 17-28 February 2003

    • PrepCom 3 – Geneva, September 2003 (tentative)

  • 2002-2003, Regional Preparations

    • African – Bamako (Mali) 28-30 May 2002

    • Pan European – Bucharest (Romania) 7-9 November 2002

    • Asian – Tokyo (Japan) 13-15 January 2003

    • LA & C – Bávaro (Dominican Republic) 29-31 January 2003

  • 2003: December 10-12, WSIS (1) Geneva

  • 2004-2005: PrepComs

  • 2005: WSIS (2) Tunis

  • http://www.itu.int/wsis/

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Wsis asia regional meeting tokyo january 11 15 2003
WSIS Asia Regional Meeting. Tokyo, January 11-15, 2003 Society Response

  • Pre-meeting “side events”, January 11-12

  • January 13: Opening and panel discussions

  • January 14: Statements and reporting & comment session

  • January 15: Reports and adoption of output (half-day)

  • January is a busy month!

  • http://www.wsis-japan.jp/

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Civil society participation and contribution
Civil Society Participation and Contribution Society Response

  • CS Input welcomed

    • Conference reports will be accepted as input to the regional meeting (formal process this week)

    • Declaration - specific suggestions and recommendations

    • Action plan - specific suggestions and recommendations (tangibles, more than talk)

  • Organizers want your help - recognizing CS is hard

  • Write to [email protected]

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Logistics and process issues
Logistics and Process Issues Society Response

  • www.wsis-japan.jp/

    • Register by December 13

      www.wsis-japan.jp/conference/registration.html

  • infoDev, UNDP/ADB/ Govt. of Japan. Fellowships are available and cover airfare and accommodation for developing nation; NGOs; Caucus groups; Pacific Islands; SE Asian LDCs

  • Registration process: open, web-based, no accreditation but details required

    • If you need a fellowship you must say so

    • Hurry, visas take time

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Agenda
Agenda Society Response

  • Note “to be fixed” = an opportunity

  • Day 1: Opening and panel discussions

  • Day 2: Statements and reporting & comment session

  • Day 3: Reports and adoption of output (half-day)

  • Pre-meeting “side events”, January 11-12

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Agenda january 13 panel discussions
Agenda January 13: Panel Discussions Society Response

  • Opening sessions – launch the conference

  • Keynote speech

  • Sessions are responsibility of the “organizer” taking multi-sectoral approach

    • Cultural Linguistic Diversity (UNESCO)

    • Development and ICT (UNDP)

    • Future of e-economy (Private sector)

  • NGO panel – to be confirmed and discussed

  • “to be fixed” think of it as an opportunity to contribute, first via [email protected]

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Agenda january 14
Agenda January 14 Society Response

  • Keynote speeches

  • Statements

    • Government, International Organization, Private Sector, Civil Society

  • Wrap Up Session

    • Input from pre-conferences

    • Input from Tokyo side events

    • Reports from day 1

    • Intervention from floor

  • Drafting group - CS representative(s) ?

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Agenda january 15
Agenda January 15 Society Response

  • Report from the organizer

  • Speech by Japanese PM (TBC)

  • Adoption of “Declaration” (output of the meeting)

  • NGO next steps meeting (possible) ?

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Side events january 11 12
Side Events: January 11 & 12 Society Response

  • Organized by the United Nations University, http://www.unu.edu/wsis/

    • (closing date by 27 December, 2002)

  • Gender: Beijing JAC (Japan Accountability Caucus)

  • Youth: GKP/Youth Forum

  • Pacific Islands:PIF, GKP/FDC, PIDO

  • NGO Forum: (proposed) Communication rights as human rights and human security

  • Your issue?

  • Coordinating plenary for Asian civil society

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Acsf contribution to wsis asia
ACSF contribution to WSIS Asia Society Response

  • Proposal, use “The World Summit on the Information Society: an Asian Response” report as an organic working paper

  • Over the next few days produce an ACSF statement from this working paper

  • Continued discussion this evening at the Royal Princess Hotel, 7F: 6:30 pm (until you want to finish…)

  • Report back to the Plenary, Friday morning

  • Friday the Thirteenth (What’s next?)

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Contacts
Contacts Society Response

  • WSIS Asia;

    • http://www.wsis-japan.jp/

    • NGO Contact point: [email protected]

    • General Email: [email protected]

  • Izumi Aizu: [email protected]

  • Adam Peake: [email protected]

  • Thank You

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


Contacts1
Contacts Society Response

  • WSIS Asia;

    • Main information point: http://www.wsis-japan.jp/

    • NGO Contact point: [email protected]

    • General Email: [email protected]

    • Side Events: http://www.unu.edu/wsis/

  • WSIS: http://www.itu.int/wsis/

  • Izumi Aizu: [email protected]

  • Adam Peake: [email protected]

Izumi Aizu & Adam Peake: CONGO/ACSF, Bangkok, December 10, 2002


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