IP3 to participate in World Summit for Information Society (WSIS) 2020

World Summit for Information Society 2010

The forum was postponed from April to August 2020 due to the outbreak of COVID-19 but was later canceled and replaced with a virtual event (run on the Zoom platform).

The opening ceremony was held on 22 June 2020 and is followed by three Thematic Workshops scheduled each day until 11 September 2020.

The high-Level dialogues and other plenaries will take place from 27 July to 11 September 2020. Click here for the full agenda.  IFIP will be participating in the High-Level Policy Session: Ethical Dimensions of Information and Knowledge Societies to be held on Tuesday 28 July 2020 from 14:00 to 15:00 (CET). Click here for more information on this High-Level session and to register. Please join the audience to hear what various players, including  Governments, International Organisations, Civil Society, and Business are doing to support Ethics. IFIP will be on the panel of this High-Level Session.

As we have done since 2012, IFIP IP3 will be presenting a Thematic Workshop on 15 July 2020 from 12:00 to 13:00 (CET). “Living the standard – how can the Information and Knowledge Society live to an ethical and FAIR Standard and leave nobody behind?”

  • What role does a Codes of Ethics play?
  • The role of Law and Regulation in complementing Codes of Ethics to improve the public’s trust in goods and services that use technologies including AI.
  • How can we create Trust in Digital?
  • Does a digitally skilled citizenry drive economic growth in all countries?

For more information visit https://www.ipthree.org/newsroom/ip3-at-world-summit-for-information-society-2020/

To register https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2020/Agenda/Session/131 

We hope you will join us for this important discussion.


Chair IP3 Vice President IFIP