Belarus proposal to create state-run juridical information systems using information and communication technologies received approval of the World Summit on Information Society in Tunis. The information was released by Sergei Aleynik, Belarus Standing Representative at the UNO Office and other international organisations in Geneva while he commented on the forum results. In his words, such a step will expand people’s access to legal information. “The proposal is included in the Summit’s political document”, stressed the diplomat.
Belarus together with Azerbaijan, Moldova, and Russia also introduced several proposals on states’ participation in running the Internet, the leading role of the UNO organisations, in particular, the International Electric Communication Union.
The World Summit on Information Society gathered over 19,000 representatives of 174 nations. The final result of the meeting was adoption of two documents: Tunis Obligation and Tunis Obligation for Information Society.