WSIS TalkX (World Summit on the Information Society Conversations)
World Summit on the Information Society Stakeholders
The WSIS TalkX is a platform, both virtual and physical, dedicated to sharing experiences and inspirational stories about ICTs for development. It is a part of special initiatives of the World Summit on the Information Society process and discusses the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines by stakeholders all over the world. The WSIS TalkX was initiated during the WSIS Forum 2019 and at the request of stakeholders as a continuous virtual series since April 2020. More than 50 physical and virtual sessions have been conducted so far, and are being adapted to podcasts and available to listen and download. Since April 2020, the WSIS TalkX have been conducted in a virtual format where WSIS stakeholders have highlighted their linkages with the WSIS Action Lines and SDGs, in particular, in relation to the global response to COVID-19. The interactive talk series is also an opportunity to hear from the globally recognized WSIS Prizes awardees, as well as from the partners of the WSIS Forum.