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CSTD 2012-2013 Inter-sessional Panel
07 - 09 January 2013
Ministry of Foreign Relations (Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores)
Lima, Peru

Key Issues

The panel will address the following two priority themes:

Theme I, which is related to the Commission´s mandate to assist the Economic and Social Council in the follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS):

• Internet broadband for an inclusive digital society

Theme II, which is related to the Commission’s traditional mandate on science and technology:

• Science, technology and innovation for sustainable cities and peri-urban communities

In addition, the panel will address the follow-up to WSIS.

Findings and recommendations of the panel will be considered at the 16th session of the CSTD, to be held in June 2013.



​In order to register for the intersessional panel, participants are invited to fill in the attached registration form (both English and Spanish versions are available). Participants may also choose to fill in the online version of the registration form.

Link to view the event via live streaming on the Internet (available in both English and Spanish):


User name: CSTD
Password: lima2013


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