Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/213959
Authors: 
Musiani, Francesca
Year of Publication: 
2013
Citation: 
[Journal:] Internet Policy Review [ISSN:] 2197-6775 [Volume:] 2 [Year:] 2013 [Issue:] 2 [Pages:] 1-7
Abstract: 
The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), two United Nations-sponsored conferences about information, communication and the establishment of a 21st century 'information society', took place in 2003 in Geneva and in 2005 in Tunis, setting the foundations for a 'multi-stakeholder' approach to global governance of information and communication technologies (ICTs). In February 2013, the Paris WSIS+10 review meeting has provided an occasion for scholars of internet governance actors to assess the present state of what was ten years ago – and still is – a set of experimental formats, procedures and processes for the governance of ICTs, seeking to reunite the private sector, governments and inter-governmental institutions and, civil society, under the auspices of 'multi-stakeholderism'. This article provides such an assessment and calls for a realistic and thorough assessment of multi-stakeholderism in ICT governance.
Subjects: 
Internet governance
WSIS+10
Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)
Knowledge society
Multi-stakeholderism
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Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/de/legalcode
Document Type: 
Article

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