The World Summit on the Information Society. UPDATES: March 11, 2002. by Eun-Ju Kim, Ph.D. Senior Advisor for Asia and the Pacific. Agenda. Updates of Background & Progress Objectives with Expected Results Structures & Processes of the WSIS Who should participate in ?
The World Summit on the Information Society
UPDATES: March 11, 2002
Eun-Ju Kim, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor for Asia and the Pacific
“To provide a global platform
where key players from various stakeholders
will come together to develop a common vision &
understanding of the information society &
to adopt a declaration & a plan of action”
Geneva 10-12 Dec.
High Level Summit Organizing committee
Heads of UN Agencies
NGOs & Civil Society
PrepCom 1, Geneva
1-5 Jul. 2002
e.g., Japan, 2003 ?
e.g, Thematic Prep
1st Ph. WSIS, Geneva
2nd Ph. WSIS, Tunis
Q. STRUCTURE: A focal point or team ?
Q. STAKEHOLERS: Identified & integrated potential stakeholders ?
Q. HOST(S): For the ministerial and/or thematic regional conferences ?
Q. PLANNING & TIMING: For the relevant meetings and coordination ?
Q. MECHANISMS: For identifying regional constraints/successful practices and integrating them to the PrepComs etc.
Integrating inputs from all the regional meetings
Planning, coordinating & preparing for regional meetings
Latest Developments:Regional Preparatory Meetings
Mr. Yoshio Utsumi