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WSIS Stocktaking process was launched in 2004. WSIS Stocktaking process provides information on ICT-related initiatives and projects with reference to the 11 WSIS Action Lines (Geneva Plan of Action) …

WSIS Stocktaking process was launched in 2004. WSIS Stocktaking process provides information on ICT-related initiatives and projects with reference to the 11 WSIS Action Lines (Geneva Plan of Action) carried out by governments, international organizations, the business sector, civil society and other entities. To this end, in accordance with §120 of the Tunis Agenda for the Information Society adopted by the Summit, WSIS Stocktaking Database was further maintained as a publicly accessible system under the stewardship of ITU to assist with the WSIS Follow-up, beyond the conclusion of the Tunis phase of the Summit.
The principal role of the WSIS Stocktaking exercise is to collect information, share knowledge and experiences and leverage the activities of stakeholders working on the implementation of WSIS outcomes and. In this context, WSIS Stocktaking process provides a portal of best practices for stakeholders seeking updated information on the progress of implementation of WSIS outcomes (see Geneva Plan of Action, §28.e).
Since the WSIS Stocktaking Process was established, five editions of Global WSIS Stocktaking report were prepared; each of them included latest information on WSIS related activities contributed by stakeholders. This exercise provided stakeholders with the platform to have an overall picture of and a sharper insight into latest WSIS activities undertaken toward achieving WSIS goals. The 6th edition of the WSIS Stocktaking report is under preparation and will be released and presented at WSIS +10 High Level Event. Other editions of the report for the following years 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2013 will also contribute to the WSIS+10 High-Level Event.

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  • 1. WSIS Stocktaking • The WSIS Stocktaking Process was launched in October 2004. Its aim is to provide a register of activities carried out by governments, international organizations, the private sector, civil society and other entities. To this end, in accordance with §120 of the Tunis Agenda for the Information Society adopted by the Summit, ITU has been maintaining the WSIS Stocktaking Database as a publicly accessible system providing information on ICT-related initiatives and projects with reference to the 11 WSIS Action Lines (Geneva Plan of Action). WSIS Stocktaking process provides a portal of best practices for stakeholders seeking updated information on the progress of implementation of WSIS outcomes (§28.e. Geneva Plan of Action). • Web 2.0 Platform serves as a mechanism for sharing experiences on WSIS related activities among its 20000 stakeholders representing governments, the private sector, international organizations, civil society and others. As a result, it has become the biggest ICT for development (ICT4D) online platform.
  • 2. WSIS Stocktaking • Since 2004, the stakeholders were contributing to the WSIS Stocktaking exercise
  • 3. Contribution by regions
  • 4. Call for update and new entries All stakeholders are invited to provide their input trough www.wsis.org/stocktaking The sixth edition of the WSIS Stocktaking Report will serve as • Input document for ITU-D study Groups in the elaboration of Output Report • Contribution to WTDC 2014 • Contribution to WSIS+10 High-Level Event 2014 • Contribution to the 17th session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) • Deadline: 1st December 2013
  • 5. Regional Reports for 4 years • The propose of regional reports is to serve as the information document for ITU-D Regional Development Forums and Regional Preparatory Meeting • The regional reports are based on the contributions to the WSIS Stocktaking exercise, collected since the 2010 World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-10). • Every report is open for comments or additional inputs to be submitted through the online platform at www.wsis.org/stocktaking until the 1st December 2013. Submitted inputs on activities will be reflected in the global WSIS Stocktaking Report 2014
  • 6. WSIS Project Prizes This initiative is a part of WSIS Stocktaking Process. It comes as an immediate response to the requests expressed by WSIS stakeholders to create a mechanism to evaluate and reward stakeholders for their efforts on the implementation of WSIS outcomes. www.wsis.org/prizes
  • 7. WSIS Project Prizes Respond to United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) resolution 2012/5 United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) resolution 2012/5 “Assessment of the progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society” reiterates the importance of sharing the best practices at the global level, and while recognizing excellence in the implementation of the projects and initiatives which further the WSIS goals, encourages all stakeholders to nominate their projects to the annual WSIS Project Prizes, as an integral part of the WSIS Stocktaking process, while noting the report on the WSIS Success Stories.
  • 8. WSIS Project Prizes 2014 The contest of WSIS Project Prizes 2014 was launched on 5th September 2013. It is a platform to • identify and showcase success stories and models that could be easily replicated; • empower communities at the local level; • give a chance to all stakeholders working on WSIS to participate in the contest, • and particularly recognize the efforts of stakeholders for their added value to the society and commitment towards achieving WSIS goals. • Deadline:1st November 2013! www.wsis.org/prizes
  • 9. Success Stories Extended descriptions of the winning projects are reflected in “WSIS Stocktaking: Success Stories” WSIS Stocktaking: Success Stories 2014 will be released at WSIS+10 High-Level Event 2014
  • 10. WSIS Stocktaking We expect your active participation and looking forward to receive your submission for WSIS Stocktaking Reporting and WSIS Project Prizes www.wsis.org/stocktaking www.wsis.org/prizes