Post-2015 Development Agenda
2015 is a turning point year. Members States are about to adopt a new Sustainable Development Agenda that will guide development work over the next 15 years. The implementation of WSIS Action Lines can contribute substantially to achieving the future Sustainable Development Goals. Ideas on how UNESCO’s Action Line could contribute are outlined in the attached document.
The United Nations Group on the Information Society (UNGIS’) Joint Statement is a collective contribution of 30 Intergovernmental Organizations to the dialogue on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
Joint Statement: English ǀ French ǀ Arabic
- Commission on Science and Technology for Development
4-8 May 2015
- WSIS Forum 2015
25-29 May 2015
- Internet Governance Forum 2015
10-13 November 2015
João Pessoa, Brazil
- UNGA High-level Meeting on Overall WSIS+10 Review
15 December 2015
New York, United States
UNESCO and WSIS Action Lines
The Geneva Plan of Action, which was agreed at the first WSIS Summit in 2003, identified eighteen areas of activity in which governments, civil society entities, businesses and international organizations could work together to achieve the potential of ICTs for development.
UNESCO is responsible for six of Action Lines as listed below:
Outcomes - First WSIS+10 Review Event
Towards Knowledge Societies for Peace and Sustainable Development