Calendar of WSIS Gender Caucus Events

Panel 2: Towards an Action Plan for an Equitable Information Society



Event 2 of 12

When: Tuesday 9 December, 1000-1200

Where: Conference Room 7, Hall 4, Palexpo, Geneva


This high-level panel focuses on presenting the advocacy recommendations of the WSIS Gender Caucus to the WSIS stakeholders. It presents a bold and ambitious vision for ensuring fair and equitable participation in the Information Society for women, and makes recommendations on how to achieve this through the WSIS process. The panel will provide an opportunity for interaction between gender advocates and government decision makers.



Lyndall Shope-Mafole, Chairperson of the Presidential National Commission on ICTs for Development, South Africa, HE Mamadou Diop Decroix (Minister for Information and Communication Technologies and pan-African Co-operation, Senegal), Rogerio Santana (Head, Secretariat of Information Logistics and Technology, Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management, Brazil), Willie Jensen (Head, Telecommunications Regulatory Body, Norway), Noeleen Heyzer (Executive Director, UNIFEM), Shafika Isaacs (SchoolNetAfrica/WSIS Gender Caucus)


2003 WSIS Gender Caucus