WSIS

AcronymDefinition
WSISWorld Summit on the Information Society
WSISWho Should I Start? (fantasy football)
WSISWaste Stream Information Sheet
WSISWhite Smoke Identification System (US Navy)
WSISWorkplace Safety and Insurance System (Canada)
WSISWhiplash Shaken Infant Syndrome (child neurology)
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Include women as leaders and decision-makers in all planning processes for the WSIS.
Speaking on behalf of the UAE, HE Mohamed Nasser Al Ghanim, TRA Director General and Chairman of the WSIS National Committee for the country commented on its strategic partnership, "The UAE has proven its dedication to the objectives of the WSIS through its second consecutive strategic partnership of this summit.
WSIS 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.
The new WSIS Project Prizes are now an integral part of the WSIS
The first area is to review the work of the UN Working group on Internet governance and development of these issues within WSIS.
Capacity building activities, promoting ICT-based entrepreneurship, promotion of a multilingual, diverse and culturally appropriate content on the Internet, access for women, marginalized and vulnerable groups, internet governance including intellectual property rights and financing mechanisms to bridge the digital divide have been at the forefront of WSIS discussions and debates.
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.
The WSIS needs to place as its core mission addressing the fundamental socio-economic and political inequities globally, through a process of consensus-building.
Mohamed Nasser Al Ghanim at the WSIS Forum 2011 (Photo: Business Wire)
Tender notice number : F WSIS to Pothanur DO T2 CE CBE 2015 Dated 7 9 15 ID:2015_TWAD_52162_1
Commenting on the Sultanate's participation at WSIS Forum 2013, Shariffa Mohammad Al Meskary, Director of International Relations and Information Department at the Information Technology Authority (ITA) said: "The Information Technology Authority will participate this year alongside the participation of some other government entities.
WSIS 2011 will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 16th to 20th May, 2011, and will provide structured opportunities to learn, network and participate in multi-stakeholder discussions and consultations on WSIS implementation.