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[Briefing] Internet governance in January 2016

26 January 2016 -

Geneva and online

Event description

What were the main Internet governance updates in January, and how will they shape future developments? How will last year’s updates influence the developments in upcoming months? What can we expect? Join us for our next monthly briefing, on Tuesday, 26th January, for a round-up of the major global IG and digital policies developments.

[Update] The recording, digest, and presentation using during the briefing are now available.
[Update] View the IG Barometer for January to compare the prominence of IG issues in January with the previous month. Read Dr Jovan Kurbalija’s predictions for 2016: Slow politics for fast digital developments. Read also about our methodology for forecasting digital policy developments.
[Update] As of this month, local hubs worldwide will join the briefing to share regional perspectives on digital policy. In January, colleagues from the Rio de Janeiro hub, hosted by the Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation School of Law will join remotely. Join the Rio hub at Praia de Botafogo, 190, Room 1329, 13th floor; e-mail the hub to join. Plans are also under way for hubs in Belgrade and Jakarta to join the briefing. Let us know if you’re interested in setting up a local hub in your community.

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Every last Tuesday of the month, the Internet governance briefings provide a ‘zoomed-out’ update of the major global IG and digital policies developments. They are delivered live from Geneva (WMO Building, 2nd floor, 7 bis Avenue de la Paix), and broadcast online.

The Internet governance in January 2016 briefing takes place on Tuesday, 26 January, at 13:00 CET (12:00 UTC). Join us online, or in Geneva; fill in the registration form to reserve your place.

The monthly briefings are organised by the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP), a Swiss initiative run by DiploFoundation. To keep up-to-date with GIP events, subscribe to our mailing list. More information at