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Access to the Internet is a Human Right
By petecranston on 14 Apr 2014 - 22:12 | From the Internet Governance channel

60% of the world's population is not online.

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The Internet - an instrument for humanity not a tool for control: GIP launch
By petecranston on 10 Apr 2014 - 19:01 | From the Internet Governance channel

“Internet Governance is at a cross-roads.” There is, “an urgent need for the international community to address growing risks and vulnerabilities faced by Governments, corporations and citizens while still ensuring digital growth and innovation”.

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Official Launch of the Geneva Internet Platform - Tuesday 8th April
By Editor on 7 Apr 2014 - 10:29 | From the Internet Governance channel

The way the Internet is governed is of strategic importance to modern society. Yet, current Internet governance (IG) is not robust enough to address the Internet’s critical relevance. This became apparent after the Snowden revelations created a major earthquake in global digital politics.

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Webinar digest: Geneva Briefing on Internet Governance (April 2014)
By Vladimir Radunovic on 3 Apr 2014 - 18:44 | From the Internet Governance channel, By Vladimir Radunovic on 3 Apr 2014 - 18:44 | From the Webinars channel

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, off

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NETmundial: On the path to Brazil
By Editor on 2 Apr 2014 - 14:52 | From the Internet Governance channel

Preparations are under way for the NETmundial meeting, which takes place on 23-24 April in São Paolo, Brazil. Around 800 participants are expected to attend; many more will participate via remote hubs, which are being set up in regions worldwide.

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Successful completion of IG programme for MENA region
By Editor on 1 Apr 2014 - 16:43 | From the Internet Governance channel

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 - 12:37 | From the E-diplomacy channel, By petecranston on 31 Mar 2014 - 12:37 | From the Internet Governance channel

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 - 12:01 | From the Internet Governance channel

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 - 16:17 | From the E-diplomacy channel, By Editor on 18 Mar 2014 - 16:17 | From the Internet Governance channel

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 - 19:28 | From the Internet Governance channel, By Vladimir Radunovic on 16 Mar 2014 - 19:28 | From the Webinars channel

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 Br

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