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[Briefing #31] Internet governance in January 2017

31 January 2017 -

Geneva, Switzerland; local hubs; and online

Event description

What were the main Internet governance updates in January, and how will they shape future developments? What can we expect in February? Join us for our next monthly briefing, on Tuesday, 31th January. While we look at the main Internet governance updates in January, and how they will shape future developments, we will also discuss last year’s updates and the forecast for 2017. How will last year‘s updates influence the developments in upcoming months? What are the main predictions for the coming year?

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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 policy 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 2017 briefing takes place on Tuesday, 31st January, at 12:00 UTC (13:00 CET). Join us online, or in Geneva, or from any of the hubs; fill in the registration form to reserve your place.

Regional perspectives

Local hubs in Indonesia, Brazil, Tunis and South Eastern Europe will share their regional perspectives:

  • The South Eastern European hub is organised in collaboration with the South Eastern European Dialogue on Internet Governance (SEEDIG), and will be hosted at Diplo Centar, Branicevska 12a/12, Belgrade, Serbia.  A summary of January developments and activities related to Internet governance and digital policy in South Eastern Europe is available. The recording of the South Eastern Europe hub meeting is also available:
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  • The Tunis hub organised by Hivos iGmena, will be hosted Tunisian Internet Agency (ATI) at the 404 Lab 13 Jugurtha Street, Mutuelle Ville, Tunis. A video of regional updates and perspectives from iGmena are now available:
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  • Rio de Janeiro hub will be hosted by Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation. Registrations closed. A video of regional updates and perspectives from Brazil are now available:
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The monthly Internet governance briefings are organised by the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP), a Swiss initiative run by DiploFoundation. Learn more about our monthly briefings and local hubs. To keep up-to-date with GIP events, subscribe to our mailing list. More information at