More than 2,500 information and communication technology (ICT) experts from around the world took part from the 12th to the 16th of June 2017 in the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2017, where they exchanged knowledge and experiences to achieve the United Nations Sustainable...
The World Summit on the Information Society Forum ran from 12 to 16 of June 2017, in Geneva - Switzerland. WSIS Forum 2017 is an annual event, and this year's edition called for a closed alignment of WSIS and the SDG process. Therefore, the WSIS Forum 2017 served as a platform for discussing how...
Latvias's Rural Support Service Electronic Application System was named Action Line C7 E-agriculture winner at WSIS 2017. The prize winners of the 18 different categories are a result of an online consultation resulting of more than 1.1 million votes casted.
The Rural Support Service is responsible...
Dear Fellow Colleagues,
Greetings from Bangladesh, Trust all are doing well.
We are glad to share that BIID will host a session titled eKrishok: Making ICT Works for Agricultural Sector to Empower Farmers and Agro-SMEs during the WSIS Forum Meeting 2017 to be held during June 12-16, 2017 at...
UNESCO Chair in ICT4D session at WSIS Forum 2017
Friday 16th June 2017
WSIS Forum 2017 Geneva
The key premise of the workshop is that the global spread of ICTs has increased inequality, and that the poorest and most marginalised have therefore failed sufficiently to...
The e-Agriculture Team announces the 2nd Newsletter in 2017. This issue provides a quick update of the planned e-Agriculture Capacity Development activities.
In the coming months the e-Agriculture team will develop several capacity development activities mearnt to increase the knowledge of ICTs to...
The World Summit Awards announced its 40 winners of 2016 selected out of 451 submissions. The different winners represent a diversity of innovating mobile applications from around the world and accross different sectors: health, education, refugees, culture and of course agriculture.
Deadline: 15 February 2017
Do you think your ICT for Development or ICT for Agriculture project deserves global recognition? Do you have a success story to share? Participate in the contest for the WSIS Prizes 2017 and submit your project before the 15th of February 2017. Maybe your project will...
The WSIS Forum 2016 was held from the 2-6 May 2016 at the ITU Headquarters in Geneva. This year the Forum attracted more than 1800 WSIS Stakeholders from more than 150 countries. Several high-level representatives of the wider WSIS Stakeholder community graced the Forum with more than 85 ministers...
The WSIS Forum 2016 will be held from 2–6 May 2016 in Geneva Switzerland. This event builds upon the tradition of annual WSIS May meetings, and its new format is the result of open consultations with all WSIS Stakeholders. Registration is necessary for WSIS Stakeholders intending to participate in...
WSIS Prizes 2016 will be awarded to the projects that collected the most votes. The awards will be given to the selected projets during the WSIS Forum 2016 that will be held from the 2nd till the 6th of May in Geneva.
This year, additional projects are selected as WSIS Champions, and SWALIM is one...
Go now to the WSIS Platform and cast a vote for you favourite ICT4D Projects !!!!
You can participate in the voting phase up till March 10th 2016.
Don't forget category 13 - e-agriculture!
UPDATE: The General Assembly adopted the WSIS+10 Outcome Document - read the press release
The General Assembly High-level Meeting on the overall review of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society will take place on 15-16 December 2015 at the UN...
Following the outcomes of the WSIS Action Line Facilitators meetings held since 2006, and the exchange of views amongst several WSIS stakeholders, the organizers of the WSIS Forum, ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP are pleased to announce herewith the Open Consultation Process on thematic aspects and...
The president of the United Nations General Assembly, Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, summarized the contributions made during the informal interactive consultation with stakeholders on the WSIS+10 overall review on 19 October 2015.
The issues presneted reflect what e-agriculture presented in its 10 year...
Last year CTA Ardyis won the WSIS Project Prize 2015 for the e-agriculture Action Line.
Who will win this prestigeous prize this year?
You can submit your project now until the 5th of December. Convince the jury by explaining how your ICT for agriculture project will contribute to the...
News from WSIS Flash August 2015
The General Assembly, in its resolution 68/302 on the modalities for the overall review by the Assembly of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), decided that that the overall review will be concluded by a two-day...
From 22 to 24 June, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the Gödöllõ Agricultural University and International Telecommunications Union co-organize a three-day Regional Capacity Development Workshop on National e-Agriculture Strategies in Europe and Central Asia. Held in...
The WSIS Stocktaking process is one of the outcomes of the WSIS Summit. For more than ten years, the WSIS Stocktaking process has been serving as a global repository for collecting and reporting on ICT-related projects fostering implementation of the WSIS outcomes. Stocktaking reports have so...
The WSIS Forum 2015 was held from the 25–29 May 2015 at the ITU Headquarters in Geneva. This year the Forum attracted more than 1800 WSIS Stakeholders from more than 140 countries. Several high-level representatives of the wider WSIS Stakeholder community graced the Forum with more than 60...