The ten groups are already deep in discussion over current Internet governance issues, including the recent events in the Arab region, IPv4 to IPv6 transition, and negotiation aspects of IG, raising awareness in developing countries, and other issues.
The calls closed on 12 February, with 562 applications from 90 countries. The selection team is now facing the difficult job of selecting final participants and fellowship recipients from this excellent group of candidates.
The executive summaries of a number of research papers on IG and ICT Policy issues have just been published. The research is being undertaken by European participants of the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme 2010.
When European and Asian leaders will meet in Brussels on Monday, 4th October 2010, for the 8th ASEM (Asia-Europe meeting), they will face a challenging reality: in today's global world, the capacity of the European Union to answer challenging questions and put forward ambitious proposals is fading by the day.
What is e-diplomacy? The term 'e-diplomacy' describes new methods and modes of conducting diplomacy and international relations with the help of the Internet and information and communication technologies (ICTs).