We generally take Internet governance discussions very seriously, especially when it comes to determining events such as the WSIS+10 review process and the future of the Internet Governance Forum, which will be decided in New York next month.
The annual Internet Governance Forum is a much anticipated event by stakeholders involved in digital policy. It is also a vibrant week packed with meetings, discussions, and developments.
Many digital policy areas increased in relevance in October when compared to previous months.
Radiocommunication Diplomacy - Historical Context
The Zero Draft the ‘WSIS +10’ document was published on 9 October 2015. Apart from expected provisions (e.g.
The digital policy developments in September were dominated by the UN Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda, and the USA-China meeting from which a cyber arms deal emerged.
[Geneva, 28 September 2015] The Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) and the Internet Society (ISOC) today announced the launch of the Digital Watch, a new online tool to empower diplomats and other Internet policy participants by providing a concise overvi
Managing complex governance arrangements in the absence of trust is the new million dollar (bitcoin?) question.
On 28 and 29 August, 30 diplomats gathered in Bangkok to learn about and discuss cyber diplomacy, a practice that is vital to avoid conflict and miscommunication in global Internet policy-making.
Cybersecurity, the global IG architecture, the IANA transition process, privacy and data protection, and the responsibility of Internet intermediaries ranked high on the digital policy agenda during the summer months, the IG Barometer for July and August revealed.