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WSIS Forum 2020 “WSIS UN Regional Commissions Meeting Round Table” UN Regional Commissions

While COVID-19 lockdowns have turned our physical lives into a virtual reality almost overnight, digital connectivity has taken on a compelling new meaning in the region. For one, countries that have managed to put digital technologies to effective use have shown signs of better combating cluster outbreaks and gaining the public’s trust by sharing credible information in a timely way.

Russian Federation wins 2019 WSIS Prizes

Three Russian IT projects - “Public Libraries of St. Petersburg”, “My Documents” and “Center for Monitoring and Responding to Computer Attacks in the Credit and Financial Sphere of the Bank of Russia” - are among the Champions of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). The award ceremony was held at the WSIS Forum, which took place in Geneva from April 8 to 12.

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