|The first part of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) took place from 10 to 12 December 2003 in Geneva, Switzerland.|
Heads of state and government from all over the world have approved a summit declaration and a plan of action there.
Besides this official programme, there were almost 200 parallel events, from the "World Electronic Media Forum" or the "World Forum on Communication Rights" to Demonstrations and a counter summit of critical media activists. Altogether, about 14 000 people participated in the summit or the related events.
Official and unofficial summit outcomes
Schedule from December and more information
Reports from the Summit
The "Community Media Forum" at the WSIS
How was the summit? "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Summit"
A helpful list in case your friends (or any reporters) ask you
First phase of WSIS Summit concluded
Governments adopt Declaration and Action Plan
Video stream intervention into WSIS eventsTunisia Censored Terra Viva Newspaper
High Noon around the globe
Thousands of copies disappeared from various sites at WSIS
Direct Action around WSIS
WIPO is looking for Mermaid
"Between Today's Realities and Tomorrow's Expectations"
Wolfgang Kleinwächter on the two declarations and civil society's involvement
ICT4D exhibition: African Village brings life to WSIS market-place
Summit Opens with High-Level Participation
Nice speeches, but is there true will?
Media Debates at WSIS
World Electronic Media Forum celebrates and reflects - media activists expose "Infowar"
Finance / final negotiations ended with consensus
Digital Solidarity Fund postponed until 2005
Media Laboratory closed by police
Swiss Police bring Digital Divide to Geneva
Summit Preparations Closer to Agreement
Only finance still open
"More interesting than the summit"