World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

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WSIS: Articulating Information at the Summit

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,581 views
The brief explores a number of moments of articulation and contradiction within the WSIS process, including gender imbalance, the politics of the inside and the outside, the space between rhetoric and action, and the lack of media coverage of a media-focussed event.

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Gender Issues at the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,963 views
The paper describes and assess the efforts to secure inclusion of gender issues at the World Summit on Information Society in Geneva.

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Preliminary Report of the Working Group on Internet Governance submitted to the Preparatory Committee of the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 2,369 views
The document is a preliminary report of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) to PrepCom-2 on the status of its work.

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Statement read to WSIS2 plenary on financing the information society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 2,220 views
The statement outlines the principles needed to form the basis of any discussion on financing the information society, as well as specific recommendations on how to hurdle the challenges of financing an equitable information society.

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Gender Perspectives in ICT

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 2,326 views
This paper presents an overview of gender and ICT issues, as well as key outcomes and recommendations from the expert group meeting on “Information and communication technologies and their impact on and use as an instrument for the advancement and empowerment of women” in 2002. It is presented to the plenary of the 47th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in March 2003.

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Women's involvement in the WSIS process (and related events) from May 2002 to December 2003

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,756 views
The table maps the many meetings - both WSIS and other - in which women have partitipated which have made - or will make - input to the 'Draft Declaration and Action Plan' for the World Summit on the Information Society.<br /><br /><br />

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Comments on WSIS Documents

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:26 | 3,598 views
The paper outlines APCWNSP's comments on the Draft declaration of Principles (Document WSIS/PCIP/DT/1-E) of the WSIS. It emphasises the need to adopt the principle of gender-mainstreaming throughout all aspects of the WSIS Declaration and Action Plan.<br />

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The Beijing Platform for Action Meets the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:25 | 3,547 views
The resource explores the different issue and areas of advocacy in the WSIS process based on the 12 critical areas of concern in the Beijing Platform for Action.

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Recommendations: Approved During The Discusion On RoundTable "Gender and WSIS"

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 3,153 views
This document outlines the recommendations to the WSIS of the Serbia and Montenegro Round Table.

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Report On The Work Of The Round Table "World Summit On The Information Society And Gender Equality"

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 3,569 views
This document reports on the Round Table discussions on strategies for gender inclusion in Serbia and Montenegro that was held on 17 October 2003.