In line with the UN General Assembly Overall Review on the implementation of the World Submit for Information Society (WSIS) outcomes (UNGA Resolution 70/125), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in collaboration with the UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP is holding the WSIS Forum on an annual basis to better align the WSIS Action lines with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
As a member state to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Royal Government of Bhutan would be participating in this very important World Submit for Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2021. During the ongoing WSIS Forum 2021, the ITU is holding a series of workshops and interview to highlight the efforts put in by countries to combat the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition, the ITU is also inaugurating a special track titled ICT for Well-being and Happiness.
For the ongoing WSIS Forum 2021, the ITU will hold a live Facebook interview to highlight the efforts and challenges faced by Bhutan in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. For this meeting, the Hon’ble Member Kesang C. Doree, Hon’ble Eminent Member to the National Council of Bhutan, Dr. Tshokey, Member to the Technical Advisory Group to the Ministry of Health and Director Jigme Tenzing, Director to the Department of Information Technology and Telecom would be participating.
Day:10th of March 2021
Contact Person:Mr. Thinley Dorji