Wednesday, June 23, 2004

World Summit on the Information Society ... In Tunisia

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) is held in two phases. The first phase of WSIS took place in Geneva hosted by the Government of Switzerland from 10 to 12 December 2003. It addressed the broad range of themes concerning the Information Society and adopted a Declaration of Principles and Plan of Action. The second phase will take place in Tunis hosted by the Government of Tunisia, from 16 to 18 November 2005.
The preparatory meeting (PrepCom1) of the second phase of the WSIS, will be held at the Medina Conference Center (Centre des Congrès), Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia, on June 24-26, 2004. This meeting will address the process of implementing the Geneva plan of action, the expected results of the second phase as well as the Summit preparatory process.
There are 800 registrations to attend the WSIS PrepCom meeting up to now.
More details and information about the WSIS in Tunisia are available at the official website of the host country Tunisia : Tunis2005 where you can also register for participation and make reservations for your stay in Tunisia.
You can also read news headlines about the WSIS in Tunis in Arabic at: Aljazeera