The countries participating in the World
Summit on the Information Society (WSIS+10) reaffirmed their commitment to
using Information and Communications Technology as an essential tool for
achieving the New Objectives of Sustainable Development at a High-level Meeting in the United Nations General
The General Assembly adopted the final
document on the review of the implementation of results of the World Summit on the Information Society after
a two-day meeting for the discussion
of the next ten years.
This final document highlights the digital gaps that must be addressed
through enabling policy environments and international cooperation to improve
costs, access, education, capacity building, multilingualism, cultural
preservation, investment and appropriate funding.
In this document, the General Assembly extended the mandate of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) for
another 10 years, acknowledging the fact that during this period, the IGF must
continue to demonstrate progress in the work patterns and participation of
stakeholders from developing countries.
Finally, in a forward-looking decision of the final document, UN member
states called for a closer alignment between the WSIS process and the Agenda
for Sustainable Development 2030, emphasizing the cross-cutting
contribution of ICTs to the Sustainable Development Goals and poverty
Consult the document here: https://publicadministration.un.org/wsis10/