WSIS Forum 2015

WSIS Forum 2015: Open Consultation
Process- 1st Physical Meeting
Briefing
30 January 2015 / ITU Headquarter
Draft Agenda
• 1. Welcome Remarks
• 2. Open Consultation Process: WSIS Forum 2015 |
Innovating Together: Enabling ICTs for Sustainable
Development
• 3. Thematic focus and format of event
– Action Line Facilitation Meetings (Action Line C1 to
C11), WSIS Stocktaking, Partnership on Measuring
ICTs, UNGIS, WTISD
– Format
• Remote participation
• Media outreach and partners
• Other business
WSIS Forum 2015: Open Consultation Process
Phase I
• Opening of the Open Consultations: 30 November 2014
o Online dialogues on the WSIS Knowledge Communities.
o Official Submission Form on the Thematic Aspects and
Innovative Format (ONLINE Form - DEADLINE 6th February )
Phase II
• First Physical Meeting: 30 January 2015, ITU Headquarters, Geneva
Phase III
• Submissions Deadline for the Official Submission Form: 6 February
2015
Phase IV
• Final Review Meeting: 2 March 2015
Phase V
• Final Brief: 24 April 2015
WSIS Forum 2015
Innovating Together: Enabling ICTs for Sustainable
Development
25-29 May 2015, 26-27 High Level Track
Geneva, Switzerland
ITU Headquarters and WIPO Headquarters
WSIS Forum 2015
Innovating Together: Enabling ICTs for Sustainable
Development
High Level Track
o Focusing on Innovation, Impact, Partnerships and the Link
between ICTs and the Global Sustainable Development
Agenda
WSIS Forum Track
o Provide a platform for multi-stakeholder coordination of
the implementation of the WSIS outcomes, with
involvement and participation of all WSIS action line
facilitators, other UN agencies and all WSIS stakeholders.
WSIS Forum 2015
Innovating Together: Enabling ICTs for Sustainable
Development
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Pre-Events
Opening
Segment
HL Policy
Statements
TW / AL / CW
TW / AL / CW
Pre-Events
Opening
Segment
HL Policy
Statements
TW / AL / CW
AL Facilitators
Meeting
Pre-Events
WSIS Prizes
Exhibition
Knowledge
Café
Knowledge
Café
Pre-Events
HL Policy
Statements
2 HL Dialogues
2 HL Dialogues
1 HL Dialogue
Pre-Events
HL Policy
Statements
Ministerial
Round Table
TW / AL / CW
Closing
WSIS Forum 2015: High-Level Track
• Opening Segment
• Policy Statements: by Ministers,
CEOs, Heads of UN Agencies and
Civil Society Leaders
• WSIS Project Prizes
• Ministerial Round Table
• Partnership Building Track
High Level Dialogues
• Innovating Together
• Accessibility
• Gender Empowerment and
Mainstreaming (Beijing+20)
• Sustainable Development
(Post 2015 Agenda)
• WSIS beyond 2015
(WSIS+10)
WSIS Forum 2015: Forum Track
• Exhibition
• Innovation/ Incubation
Track
• World Cafés
• Linking ICTs and the
Sustainable Development
Agenda Track
• Partnerships Track
• Thematic Workshops
• Country Workshops
• UN Regional Commission
meetings
• UNGIS (High-level and
working level meetings)
• Interactive Sessions
• Action Line Facilitation
meetings
• Action like Facilitators’
meeting
• Knowledge Exchange
WSIS Stocktaking
• Call for Updates and New Entries
• Submit Entries online: Deadline for
Submission 20 February 2015
• WSIS Stocktaking report: Launched
during the WSIS Forum 2015
WSIS Project Prizes
The first phase: Submission phase: December 2014 – 10
February 2015 (Deadline for last submission: 23:00
Geneva time)
The second phase: Nomination Phase. The Revision of
submitted projects by Expert Group that will result with a
list of nominated projects: 1 February - 27 February 2015
The third phase: Public Online Voting: 2 March – 15 April
2015 (Deadline for casting last vote: 23:00 Geneva time)
The fourth phase: Announcement of winners during the
WSIS Project Prizes 2015 Ceremony at the WSIS Forum
2015: 26 May 2015
WSIS+10 High-Level Event: Outcomes
Endorsed by the WSIS+10 High-level Event and ITU PP-14
1) WSIS+10 Statement on
Implementation of WSIS Outcomes
2) WSIS+10 Vision for WSIS Beyond 2015
under mandates of the participating agencies
Communications
• Paperless approach
• Web Presence and Social Media
– iwrite4WSIS
– [email protected]
– Twitter
– Facebook
• Presence on the ITU website
– www.wsis.org/forum
– www.wsis.org/review
WSIS Fund in Trust of ITU: Categories for
WSIS+10 High-level Event Partnership
• Strategic Partner: Platinum
• 2 Strategic Partners
(Government): Gold
• Strategic Partner (Private
Sector): Gold
• Partner for Specific Activities
WSIS Fund in Trust of ITU: Categories for
WSIS+10 High-level Event Partnership
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Congo
Poland
Intel Corporation
ICANN
ISOC
Call for Actions
• Submission of Request for Workshops
and Thematic Aspects:
Deadline 6 February 2014
• Registration : Will be available soon
• Check Availability of High-level Representatives
– Government : Minister, Head of State
– Private Sector: CEOs
– International Organizations: Head of Agency
– Civil Society Leaders
• Contribution to the WSIS Fund in Trust
Thank You
www.wsis.org/forum
www.wsis.org/stocktaking
[email protected]