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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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The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Stocktaking Report 2014 highlights projects and initiatives aimed at implementation of the WSIS outcomes, for the period May 2013-May 2014, details of which were provided in response to ITU’s official call for updates and new entries. The WSIS Stocktaking Report 2014 has been prepared on the occasion of the WSIS+10 High-Level Event. It bears witness to the magnitude of the efforts made by numerous stakeholders, including governments, the private sector, civil society and international organizations, towards building the information society and bridging the digital divide. In many cases, governments facilitated the collection of information on implementation of the WSIS outcomes at the national level. The progress made has been achieved thanks to multistakeholder collaboration – such solidarity among all members of society being crucial towards achieving the WSIS goals.

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