About: World Summit on Information Society

Technology 21-11-2005

Developing world hungers for information technology

After a last-minute compromise on the hot issue of internet governance, the focus of the Tunis World Summit on the Information Society, which ended on 18 November 2005, lay on development issues. 
17-07-2003

Science in the information society: Leading scientists call for action

The International Council for Science (ICSU) has released an agenda for action on science in the information society for preparation of the World Summit on Information Society to be held in December 2003.

Commission defines objectives for World Summit on Information Society

In a Communication adopted on 22 May, the Commission set out the EU's key objectives for the 10-12 December 2003 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
Enlargement 15-10-2002

Romania organises global information society meeting

A Ministerial pan-European Conference in preparation of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) will take place in Bucharest (Romania) from 7-9 November 2002.
26-05-2000

No agreement in copyrights debate

Yesterday's Internal Market Council did not reach a political agreement on the amended proposal for a Directive on copyright and related rights in the Information society
25-05-2000

Internal Market Council debates copyright

The 15 are split over the issue of copyright and related rights in the Information Society