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The Director-General

Director-General Represents UN Secretary-General at Opening of WSIS Forum 2012

14 May 2012

The Director-General participated in the opening of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2012 and delivered the statement of the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the occasion, who urged the Forum to find better ways for the world to use information and communications technologies to protect people and the planet. Following, the Director-General stressed that these technologies bring the potential for profound societal change and noted the role of Geneva in serving as a platform for capitalizing on this potential for the common good and enabling the benefits to be shared equally.