During Phase 2 of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), to
be held in Tunis November 16-18 2005, LACNIC will be participating with
the Number Resource Organization (NRO) in the "Internet Pavilion" at the
The Internet Pavilion, on stand 1323, http://www.nro.net/archive/news/WSIS-leaflet11.pdf brings together a number of the key organizations responsible for both day-to-day management and policy development in the Internet sphere. Co-exhibitors include the NRO, the Internet Society, IAB, IETF, ICANN, CENTR and LINX.
The purpose of the Internet Pavilion is to help the participants of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) understand how the existing governance mechanisms work and how these mechanisms relate to the findings of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) Final Report and the WSIS principles in general.
The Internet Pavilion will facilitate an understanding of why a collaborative and cooperative governance model is essential to the success of the Internet and the roll out of the Information Society in the future.
The Internet Pavilion will act as a medium through which the co-exhibitors and invited guests will reinforce the very important role that the Internet has in promoting education, economic development, knowledge transfer, etc.
The exhibition will take place from 15-19 November at the Kram PalExpo.
For more information, see:
A Joint Press Release published today, is available from the NRO web site at: