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Visions for a better world, Volume 1

A compendium of extracts from statements of Heads of State and Government at the World Summit on the Information Society, Geneva, 10 - 12 December 2003

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A compendium of extracts from statements of Heads of State and Government at the World Summit on the Information Society, Geneva, 10-12 December 2003. This publication provides extracts from statements by Heads of State and Government at the first phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) that took place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 10–12 December 2003. It is intended as a historical resource and as a vehicle to carry the messages of world leaders to a wider public.

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These are not times for illusions nor for echoing rhetoric meaningless to the peoples of the world. To seriously speak of “the information society”, the conquest of a world free of hunger, ignorance, illness, discrimination and exclusion is a prerequisite. For this phrase to be more than a deceitful slogan, it has to be placed in the context of true humanity and solidarity.

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