Global Information Society Watch 2007

By APC - 2007

This publication, the first in a series of reports covering the state of the information society on an annual basis, focuseson the theme of participation. The report has three interrelated goals: surveying the state of the field of ICTpolicy at the local and global levels; encouraging critical debate; and strengthening networking and advocacy for ajust, inclusive information society. It discusses the WSIS process and a range of international institutions, regulatoryagencies and monitoring instruments from the perspective of civil society and stakeholders in the global South.Alongside this discussion, a series of country reports are presented which examine issues of access and participationwithin a variety of national contexts. In compiling this publication, the APC and ITeM are following up on their long-term interest in the impact of civil society on governance processes and their efforts to enhance public participation in national and international forums.


By APC| 2007
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Communication rights enable all people everywhere to express themselves individually and collectively by all means of communication. They are vital to full participation in society and are, therefore, universal human rights belonging to every man, woman, and child.


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