Stocktaking Session for the overall review by the General Assembly of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)
10-11 June, 2015 - United Nations Headquarters, Trusteeship Council Chamber
Co-facilitators, Ambassador Jānis Mažeiks, Ambassador of Latvia and Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, who are tasked to lead an intergovernmental negotiation process on the overall review of the implementation of the outcomes of the WSIS will organize the first stocktaking session to take place on 10-11 June 2015. This first meeting of the overall process will focus on the negotiation process leading up to the high-level meeting that is planned to be convened at the highest possible level, in December 2015, in accordance with the rules of procedure of the General Assembly”. At this meeting, an overview of the WSIS process to-date will be presented, and delegations will have the opportunity to provide their views on the proposed road map of the overall review. Reports by UN agencies, ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD, will also presented on the various WSIS+10 reviews that have taken place to date. The hosts of the 2003 and 2005 WSIS summits, Switzerland and Tunisia respectively, will also give an overview of the previous summits.