Report on the WSIS Stocktaking 2016

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The eighth edition of the WSIS Stocktaking Report Series, focuses on contributions by stakeholders worldwide to WSIS and Sustainable Development Goals. It emphasizes achievements, highlights trends and draws conclusions consistent with the action lines referenced in the Geneva Plan of Action. This Report provides key findings on emerging trends in the development of the information society, and references major activities being implemented in the eighteen areas covered by the eleven WSIS Action Lines.



Introduction to the WSIS stocktaking report 2016

The 2016 edition of the WSIS Stocktaking Report is the continuation of the WSIS Stocktaking Report series. This eighth edition in the series reflects around 350 activities relating to ICTs for development, submitted to the WSIS Stocktaking Platform for the period March 2015-March 2016, each one highlighting the efforts deployed by stakeholders involved in implementation of the SDGs. The eighth edition offers a considerable number of examples of emerging trends in actions designed to decrease the digital divide and build an inclusive information society. The report is based on the multistakeholder approach, including input from stakeholders from all over the world responding to ITU’s official call in 2015 for stocktaking updates and new entries. The inputs from WSIS action line facilitators and co-facilitators also contributed to the present report.


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