WSIS Forum 2017, Geneva (Switzerland), 12-16 June 2017
In 2017 the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum will focus on “ICTs supporting the implementation of SDGs” – i.e. the United Nation’s “Sustainable Development Goals”.
The WSIS Forum 2017 represents the world's largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community. The annual WSIS Forum is a global multi-stakeholder platform facilitating the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines for advancing sustainable development.
The WSIS Forum is co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, UNDP and UNCTAD, in close collaboration with all WSIS Action Line co-/facilitators and other UN organizations (UNDESA, FAO, UNEP, WHO, UN Women, WIPO, WFP, ILO, WMO, ITC, UPU, UNODC, UNICEF and UN Regional Commissions).
The programme of the WSIS Forum is completely crowdsourced. Therefore, everybody has the possibility to participate in the Open Consultation Process on thematic aspects and innovations on the format of the WSIS Forum 2017.
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