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WSIS Stocktaking

Success Stories 2012

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This year’s case studies were selected through a contest of WSIS Project Prizes 2012, open to all stakeholders from submission to voting and served as the basis for WSIS Stocktaking 2012: Success Stories. The announcement of WSIS Project Prizes came in response to requests from participants at the WSIS Forum 2011 for a mechanism to evaluate and reward stakeholders for the success of their efforts in implementing development-oriented strategies that leverage the power of information and communication technologies. The new WSIS Project Prizes is now an integral part of the WSIS Stocktaking Process established in 2004. Prior to the identification of the winners, the WSIS Project Prizes 2012 contest went through several phases, namely, submission and appreciation. The contest had a multi-stakeholder character involving the participation of governments, international organizations, civil society, private sector and others.The 2012 success stories are in accordance with the mandate of the WSIS Stocktaking set in paragraph 120 of the Tunis Agenda on the Information Society and the Resolution 2011/16 on “Assessment of the progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society” which encouraged all stakeholders to continue contributing to the WSIS Stocktaking database.

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Building confidence and security in the use of ICTs: Building a safer Internet for educational institutions (Ukraine)

The increasing ubiquity of information society fostered by legislative acts, national task programs and grants for equipping educational institutions and student accommodations with computers has given the Internet community a new challenge: to ensure secure access to information for pupils and students. The Internet is in its major part practically unregulated and filled with content ranging from scientific journals to promotion of violence, to content with inappropriate language or openly pornographic. Under these conditions, preserving moral values of societies becomes an increasingly difficult task.

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