Internet governance (IG) is about the rules, policies, standards, and practices that determine how cyberspace is governed. It goes beyond technical and infrastructural considerations, and addresses the legal, economic, developmental, sociocultural, a...
 12 Nov 2020

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TheInternet Governance Forum (IGF) 2020will be held online, under the overarching theme 'Internet for human resilience and solidarity' with a programme developed around four main thematic tracks: data, environment, inclusion, and trust. ...
 9 Nov 2020

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Discussions on IGF reform are almost as old as the forum itself. This year, the UN Secretary-General’s Road Map on Digital Cooperation included a number of recommendations for the adaptation and reform of the IGF, known as IGF+. The suggestions build...
 3 Nov 2020

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As many of us return from Berlin and others return from Thanksgiving with our families, join us for a roundtable discussion on the key takeaways from the IGF 2019. This will be an opportunity to share experiences, thoughts and questions from this yea...
 11 Dec 2019

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This week (26-29 November), thousands of diplomats, tech experts, parliamentarians, and NGO activists will gather in Berlin for the 14th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). As a part of terroire digitale approach, I try to link the...
 24 Nov 2019

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The challenges in the digital sphere are met with a multitude of calls for action and declarations worldwide. In this spirit, EuroDIG 2019 has sent a strong signal on the need for stakeholders to strengthen their co-operation within the digital ecosy...
 26 Jul 2019

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Populism is spreading. The global economy is more fragile. A trade war between the USA and China is under way. And tech companies are arousing growing angst. This is how The Economist has described the start of 2019. The digital realm is mirroring...
 5 Feb 2019

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WHEN Sep. 27, 2018 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST WHERE New America 740 15th St NW #900 Washington, D.C. 20005 From the physical infrastructure to the services that run on top of it, the Internet has become a major focal point o...
 27 Sep 2018

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An underlying theme of the discussion during the visit to Diplo’s CreativeLab in Belgrade by students from the Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD) was on how: ‘Digital art and digital policy are disciplines that deal with the same issues from ...
 21 Apr 2017

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Collective decision making is not alien to African culture. In many traditional societies, decisions were made by a council after listening to the views of different age groups and other societal groupings. In Kenya for example, bodies such as the Bu...
 19 Dec 2016

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The IGF, like any other ecosystem, has its own demography. As can be seen in the illustration, the IGF ecosystem radiates both ways from the centre that steers the process and from edges that provide new ideas and inputs. Each circle in the IG...
 6 Dec 2016

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Internet governance (IG) may be more important to you than you realise. Have you been reading and worrying about cybersecurity threats? Does online surveillance concern you and your colleagues? These are important IG issues. Learning more about IG...

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DiploFoundation is supporting the organisation of SEEDIG, and will be co-moderating a panel on Discussing cyber(SEE)curity: global issues in regional context. A number of Diplo alumni and associates will be taking part in the dialogue. Diplo will als...
 22 Apr 2016

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We generally take Internet governance discussions very seriously, especially when it comes to determining events such as the WSIS+10 review process and the future of the Internet Governance Forum, which will be decided in New York next month. Luckil...
 25 Nov 2015

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Once again this year, DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) are actively engaged at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), both in situ at João Pessoa in Brazil, and online. 1. IGF REPORT DiploFoundation and the Internet Socie...
 10 Nov 2015

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