ICT Minister Arrives in Switzerland for WSIS 2016

ICT Minister Arrives in Switzerland for WSIS 2016
Dr. Mahmoud Vaezi left Tehran for Switzerland, to take part in World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 2016 being held in Geneva and to meet with the Communication Ministers of other countries.

 According to the PR department of the ICT Ministry, at the commencement of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 2016, Dr. Vaezi has also travelled to the city of Switzerland to participate in the largest annual global congregation of communication and information technology policy-makers, being held in the city of Geneva.

The ICT Minister is going to present a report at the summit, of the recent progresses of Iran in the information society area, making a formal speech, and he also intends to meet with the top management of the communication ministries of the visiting countries.

This major event, which is the largest gathering of the ICT sector pioneers, is aimed at growth and development of world societies, and is held by ITU, UNESCO, UNDP, and UNCTAD.

During these past years, WSIS has proved an effective and efficient mechanism for coordinating between interested parties active in the ICT sector, creating a proper environment for exchange of information, producing science and knowledge, sharing experiences, and helping state and private ventures to achieve advanced development objectives.

One of the principle discussion topics being raised in various meetings and assemblies is the subject of internet governance. International society must carefully study all the dangers and harms that may be threatening governments, organizations, and citizens, in order to help digital growth and innovation.

Geneva is well known as the main hub for negotiation and debate, and it has the potential to transform into a digital hub.

The Geneva Internet Platform can have major achievements for the ICT sector around the globe, during its 5-day period.


May 11, 2016 20:14

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