The IG blog is the online companion to An Introduction to Internet Governance, which provides a comprehensive overview of the main Internet governance issues and actors. Now in its fourth edition in English, the book has been translated into Serbian/BCS, French, and Armenian. Translated versions of the book Internet governance: Issues, Actors and Divides (an earlier version of An Introduction to Internet Governance) are available in French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, and Portuguese.



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Successful completion of IG programme for MENA region
By Editor on 1 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme for participants from the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), organised by Hivos in collaboration with DiploFoundation and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), has successfully concluded.

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Twitter bans, Facebook drones, public or private networks: e-Diplomacy futures
By petecranston on 31 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Twitter use in Turkey dropped when a ban on the platform was introduced. This simple fact was obscured by the excitement and celebration that in the days immediately after the ban Twitter traffic increased as people found ways around the block.

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Europe’s role in shaping the future of the Internet
By Editor on 26 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The European Commission is undoubtedly a very active player in the Internet governance (IG) process.

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‘Yes, we scan’: Internet politics, placebos, antibiotics, and homeopathy
By Editor on 18 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Diplo’s Dr Jovan Kurbalija attended the Panel on cyber surveillance ‘Yes We Scan’ on the 14th of March at the Geneva International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights...

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Webinar digest: Geneva Briefing on Internet Governance (March 2014)
By Vladimir Radunovic on 16 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

To assist diplomats in grasping the complexity of this multidisciplinary and  multistakeholder political environment, and to bring them up to speed on what to follow, when to follow it, and how to follow it, the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP), hosted by DiploFoundation, offers a monthly Geneva...

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Welcome to the IG Restaurant
By Jovan Kurbalija on 10 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The Internet Governance Restaurant is a metaphoric answer to two key questions in the current debate echoing also in many of the 182 submissions for the forthcoming NETmundial: How to make Internet governance (IG) legitimate?

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Information overload?
By Stephanie on 7 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Dougald Hine has definitely got some facts right: our mobile devices are bringing us more words than any of us could ever read, more music than we could ever listen to, more video than we could ever...

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Save the Internet
By Mary on 28 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The minutes I spend on Facebook each day take more energy than a 10 km run (were I of fit enough mind and body to undertake such an endeavor). I seem to spend my time dodging calls to action and skimming over worthy posts exhorting me to be a better person.

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Webinar digest: Geneva Briefing on Internet Governance (February 2014)
By Vladimir Radunovic on 24 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

WSIS+10, IGF, ICANN HLPGICGM, /1net, CSTD WGEC, #NETmundial, GICI, GIPO, FOC... What might seem as commands of a programming code for a machine are in fact becoming a must-know for diplomats - especially those placed in Geneva.

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The EU on Internet governance: Strong on description – Weak on prescription
By Jovan Kurbalija on 20 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Last week,  the EC Communication on Internet Policy and Governance brought the long awaited EU approach to Internet governance, ahead of a decisive period in global digital...

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