The World Summit on the Information Society

Dispatch from Tunis: The Civil Society Summit That Wasn�t Today as a global summit on the got underway, the Tunisian government did all it could to smother a local summit on the same topic. One might think that a world conference on improving global access represents a prime chance for the government to reverse its reputation for intolerance of dissent, but the day�s events proved it to be an opportunity missed.
Alongside a world summit, the police ban a gathering of international and Tunisian associations and foreign associations to hold a meeting in order to prepare an event within the World Summit on the Information Society this morning.