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By on 19 Mar, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Internet Governance

Liberal trade has been challenged by a surge of protectionist measures in many parts of the world, including the United States and Europe.

By on 31 Jan, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Internet Governance

In recent years the e-commerce agenda has become more complex and has revealed a growing convergence between the areas of trade and digital policy. Diplomats involved in e-commerce talks at the WTO, for example, have been required to discuss the trade implications of a broad range of issues, such as paperless trade, e-payments, data localisation, cybersecurity, encryption and network neutrality.

By on 25 Oct, 2017 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Internet Governance

The 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will take place in December, in Buenos Aires. As discussed in a previous blog post, one of the main topics under consideration in preparation for MC11 is e-commerce.

By on 25 Aug, 2017 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Internet Governance

DiploFoundation has become a member of the eTrade for All initiative, launched during the 2017 UNCTAD E-commerce Week. The initiative aims to expand the positive impact of e-commerce on development. It provides a hub for actors to find information, offer resources, build partnerships and receive the support they need to strengthen digital trade.

By on 30 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Internet Governance

Member countries of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) are preparing for the next Ministerial Conference (MC11) to take place in December, in Buenos Aires. E-commerce is high on the organisation’s thematic priorities. Member states have started producing draft texts, despite the lack of a unified view on how to move discussions forward, aiming to shape the agenda for the Ministerial.

 

Preparatory discussions for the WTO MC11

By on 11 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Internet Governance

The 9th International Conference on Cyber Conflict (CyCon) took place from 30 May to 2 June, in Tallinn, Estonia. The conference is annually organised by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) and brings together decision-makers and experts from government, military and industry fields.

By on 24 Mar, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The 58th meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) took place from 11 to 16 March in Copenhagen, Denmark.

By Marissa Wilkinson on 28 Nov, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Internet Governance

By the year 2030, the United Nations hopes to realise their 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These are concrete objectives that are simple to understand albeit challenging to achieve. The eighth SDG is about promoting “Decent Work and Economic Growth”.

By on 17 Nov, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Internet Governance

Some takeaways from the Internet & Jurisdiction Conference, held in Paris, France, from 14 to 16 November 2016

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