UNESCO with its unique mandate to promote the free exchange of ideas and knowledge has played a key role in WSIS. UNESCO’s contribution incorporated the ethical, legal and sociocultural dimensions of the Information Society and helped to grasp the opportunities offered by the ICTs by placing the individual at its centre.
UNESCO plays its threefold role in the post-WSIS process as coordinator, facilitator and implementer:
Purpose of the platform is to facilitate information gathering and exchange, and common development of ideas and projects among the multi-stakeholder team for each Action Line through collaborative and community oriented online tools. >> Visit the platform