14 Sep 2005

World Summit on the Information Society. Tunisia

INTRODUCTION

On 14 September 2005, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a postage stamp with the title World Summit on the Information Society. Tunisia. The issue comprises one stamp, with an associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Vitaliu Pogolşa. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.

ABOUT THE THEME

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) was a pair of United Nations-sponsored conferences about information, communication and, in broad terms, the information society that took place in 2003 in Geneva and in 2005 in Tunis. One of its chief aims was to bridge the so-called global digital divide separating rich countries from poor countries by spreading access to the Internet in the developing world. The conferences established 17 May as World Information Society Day. Read more..
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ISSUE DETAILS

POSTAGE STAMPS

Emblem and Globe
№ 520 | Emblem and Globe

Emblem and Globe

  • Michel Catalogue No: 520
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14.50:14
  • Size: 27.50 x 46.00 mm
  • Face Value: 4.4 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 20,000
  

FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)

Cachet: Allegory of Global Communications
№ 520 FDC | Allegory of Global Communications
 

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