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By on 16 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The last day at the WSIS Forum 2017  featured discussions of topics such as access and connectivity, emerging technologies, cybersecurity, and trust.

If used wisely, information and communications technologies (ICTs) can improve the quality and life and contribute to sustainable development.

By on 16 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

Digital divide, cybersecurity, human rights, the digital economy, and new technologies were among the main digital policy issues discussed during day 4 at WSIS Forum 2017.

By on 14 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The WSIS Forum 2017 continued today with six high-level policy sessions and several workshops, featuring discussions on issues such as the digital economy, cybersecurity, gender mainstreaming, and online extremism.

By on 13 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

Day 2 at the WSIS Forum 2017 started with the official opening of the event, and continued with eight high-level policy sessions which were mostly focused on issues related to access, the digital divide, and sustainable development.

By on 13 Jun, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The ninth edition of the WSIS Forum opened yesterday in Geneva, under the overarching theme Information and knowledge societies for the SDGs.

By on 29 Oct, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The field of artificial intelligence (AI) has seen significant advances over the past few years, in areas such as smart vehicles and smart building, medical robots, communications, and intelligent education systems. These advances are expected to have implications in several policy areas (economic, societal, education, etc.), and governments around the world are increasingly considering them.

By on 17 Sep, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

In the previous blog post, we have looked at the overall process related to the transition of the US Government (USG) stewardship role over the IANA functions, providing an overview of  the changes that will accompany the transition, and outlining the steps taken over the past several months in preparation for these changes.

By on 16 Sep, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The attention of the global Internet community is very much focused these days on the IANA stewardship transition process. The umbilical cord between the US government and ICANN is expected to be cut on 1 October; afterwards, ICANN is to function as an entity accountable to the global multistakeholder Internet community. With this date rapidly approaching, both the supporters and the opposers of the transition tend to become more and more vocal in arguing for their positions.

By on 07 Sep, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

G20 leaders had their annual summit on 4-5 September, in Hangzhou, China.

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