#WSISForum2016 underway in Geneva – remote participation details #wsis #netgov

WSISThis week May 2–6 2016 ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP host the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland. The WSIS Forum serves the UN as a mechanism for coordination of multi-stakeholder implementation activities, information exchange, creation of knowledge, sharing of best practices and continues to provide assistance in developing multi-stakeholder and public/private partnerships to advance development goals, building on the UN General Assembly Overall Review of the implementation of the WSIS outcomes which recognized the necessity of holding this Forum on an annual basis, and called for a close alignment between WSIS and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) processes. Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda (USA) will serve as Chairman Designate of the WSIS Forum 2016 High-Level Track. The Policy Sessions will be moderated by High-Level Track Facilitators (HLTF) nominated and identified by Civil Society, Private Sector, Technical Community and Academia stakeholders. Remote participation is available through both Adobe Connect and live webcast. Geneva time is CEST, 6 hours ahead of NYC.

What: WSIS Forum 2016
Where: ITU Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland
When: May 2–6 2016
Program: https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2016/Agenda/
Webcast: https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2016/Media/RP/Webcast/Live/
Adobe Connect: https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2016/Media/RP/AdobeConnect
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