Access to information and knowledge (C3)

© Aleksey Buzuk

Universal access to information and knowledge is fundamental to the development of inclusive Knowledge Societies.  In the past, information and knowledge have too often been the preserve of powerful social or economic groups.  Inclusive Knowledge Societies are those in which everyone has access to the information that s/he needs and to the skills required to turn that information into knowledge that is of practical use in her/his life.

>> Read Full text about this action line (ITU website)

Related UNESCO programmes and activities:

UNESCO event during the WSIS Forum 2017:

  • Is Software the key to Access to knowledge in the Digital age?
    Thursday, 15 June 2017, Geneva, Switzerland
    (Prep. Conference of Preservation of software’s source code as part of human heritage”, Paris, September, 2017)
    >> Link to programme and remote participation information

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