Event Wrap: WSIS+10 United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting

By on 24 Dec 2015

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APNIC attended the General Assembly High-Level Meeting that reviewed the implementation of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) outcomes from 15 to 16 December at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Watch archived video footage of each four sessions of the meeting I II III IV

The meeting concluded with consensus of an Outcome Document as part of a Draft Resolution submitted by the President of the General Assembly. This Outcome Document, agreed to during an inter-governmental process, included references to the multistakeholder model and also extended the mandate of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) for another 10 years.

APNIC activities included:

  • Pablo Hinojosa attended the High-Level Meeting and side events organized by different stakeholder groups. This participation allowed APNIC to fully understand the Outcome Document and to better anticipate and plan next steps with regard to the WSIS process.
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