India is poised to play a leadership role in global digital revolution: Union Minister at World Summit of Information Society(WSIS) 2022

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The Minister of State for Communications has attended the opening ceremony of the World Summit of Information Society (WSIS) 2022 held in Geneva, Switzerland.

What is the World Summit of the Information Society (WSIS) 2022?

​​The World Summit on the Information Society(WSIS) 2022 represents the world’s largest annual gathering of Information and communications technology(ICT) for the development community.

Organized by: International Telecommunication Union(ITU), UNESCO, UNDP and UNCTAD in close collaboration with all WSIS Action Line facilitators.

Objective: To provide a platform for multi-stakeholder cooperation, and information exchange to ensure that ICTs remain a key enabler in achieving the globally agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The theme for 2022: “ICTs for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: WSIS Cooperation for Accelerating Progress on the SDGs”.

Source: The post is based on the article “India is poised to play a leadership role in global digital revolution: Union Minister at World Summit of Information Society(WSIS) 2022published in PIB on 31st May 2022.

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