An international summit that convenes like-minded organizations and institutions around the world, the WSIS
aims to bridge the digital gap globally by tasking member nations with the responsibility to develop institutions, infrastructure and regulations that will allow all members of the community the opportunity to partake in the information society.
With that being said, we look forward to working together throughout WSIS
Forum 2015, in the spirit of international cooperation and sustainable growth," he added.
It should be noted that WSIS
provides a platform for showcasing the success stories and models that can be easily benefited from.
The 2013 WSIS
Forum opened on May 13 to address the future of information and communication technologies (ICT).
2012 which comprises representatives from Sharjah Department of Information and eGovernment, Emirates eGovernment, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), UAE representative at ITU, Emirates Identity Authority and Ankabut, the UAE Advanced Network for Research and Education.
3-5 odds: The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) will be the one to carry on the work of the WSIS
and follow up on the recommendations emerging from the Tunis Summit.
During the first phase of WSIS
, Northern governments were noncommittal on financing the implementation of the Geneva Plan of Action or the support for a voluntary plan.
The anti-ICANN proposals in the WSIS
documents were ultimately replaced by a call for a UN working group to produce a report two years from now that defines internet governance and makes recommendations on who should carry out those functions.
He said the finalists known as WSIS
champions represent the top 90 projects selected from 492 nominated projects around the world.
The award includes eighteen categories that are directly related to the Summit's action lines of the WSIS
identified in the Geneva Plan of Action.
by ONAThe WSIS
award is one of the world's most prestigious awards to select the best services, applications and electronic content.
an international competition is organized, where the best projects in the field of technology and digitization from around the world are selected.