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Report on the WSIS Stocktaking 2014

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The WSIS outcome documents and UNGA Resolution 60/252 resolved to conduct an overall review of the implementation of the Summit outcomes in 2015. In this context, building upon the outcomes of the United Nations Group on the Information Society (UNGIS) open consultations on WSIS+10, including the UNGIS Plan of Action for WSIS+10, as well as the multistakeholder guidance provided at the WSIS Forum 2012 and 2013, ITU’s membership, through Resolution 172 (Guadalajara, 2010) of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference and ITU Council Resolution 1334 (Mod. 2013), resolved to hold an ITU-coordinated WSIS+10 High-Level Event in 2014 and to establish a preparatory process based on the open and inclusive WSIS+10 Multistakeholder Preparatory Platform (WSIS+10 MPP). WSIS+10 MPP is a preparatory process for the WSIS+10 High-Level Event involving open and inclusive consultation among WSIS stakeholders (governments, private sector, civil society, international organizations and relevant regional organizations). The WSIS Stocktaking Database continues to be a global repository of projects and initiatives relating to the use of ICTs for development purposes. This repository constitutes a register of ICT activities carried out by governments, civil society, international organizations, the private sector and other entities.

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Foreword by the ITU Secretary-General, Dr Hamadoun I. Touré

It is my honour to release the sixth (2014) edition of the WSIS Stocktaking Report.

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