WTDC-14 Highlights: Issue N°9, 8 April 2014: WSIS+10 High-level Event

Forthcoming WSIS+10 High-level Event highlighted in Dubai

The event expected to endorse statement on implementation of WSIS and a post-2015 blueprint  

ITU Deputy Secretary-General Houlin Zhao has praised the “open and inclusive” nature of the preparatory process for the forthcoming WSIS+10 High-level Event scheduled to take place in Geneva from 10 to 13 June (including planned pre-events on 09 June).

At an information session in Dubai on the sidelines of WTDC-14, Mr Zhao said that the WSIS+10 High-Level Event is expected to endorse a Statement on Implementation of the WSIS Outcomes and a Document outlining the WSIS+10 Vision Beyond 2015 and will be an extended version of the WSIS Forum. “The Outcome Documents are, at present, being developed in an open and inclusive WSIS+10 Multi-stakeholder Preparatory Platform” established along the lines proposed by the 2013 ITU Council session, he said.

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