The annual Internet Governance Forum is a much anticipated event by stakeholders involved in digital policy. It is also a vibrant week packed with meetings, discussions, and developments. This year, DiploFoundation and the Internet Society have team...
 5 Nov 2015

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The Zero Draft the ‘WSIS +10’ document was published on 9 October 2015. Apart from expected provisions (e.g. IGF extension, multistakeholder participation, protection of human rights), the Zero Draft introduces some new elements, as...
 12 Oct 2015

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How to improve inclusion in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) process through online resources, tools, and facilitation was one of the points of discussion at the IGF 2015 Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) meetings in Gen...
 11 Dec 2014

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To whom do we address our concerns on privacy and surveillance? Which organisation do we get in touch with if we need information about technical aspects? Where can we learn about the latest developments? ...
 7 Oct 2014

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Recent references to the dangers of “Internet balkanization” are all over the media. The term has been used to describe a variety of regulatory alternatives being considered or adopted by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), B...
 2 Oct 2014

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[Update] The webinar recording is now available here. The post-IGF webinar, which will be led by Diplo’s Vladimir Radunovic, will look at the main developments that took place during the week. While privacy, surveillance and human rights were...
 9 Sep 2014

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It’s over. The 9th IGF has come to a close and by now, most of Diplo’s team are back home or en route. It’s been a very full week with lots of interesting sessions, engaging discussions, and fruitful meetings. Old friendships were r...
 7 Sep 2014

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As the ninth meeting of the IGF continues to debate the issues around Internet governance in Istanbul this week, elsewhere in the city, the Internet Ungovernance Forum is also holding forth. This initiative is organised by Prof. Yaman Akdeniz from Bi...
 5 Sep 2014

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The highlight of Day 2 of the IGF had to be the session on net neutrality. It is one of the hottest topics for this IGF. As expected, the session was controversial, even though it managed to clarify where people agree and disagree - the latter obviou...
 4 Sep 2014

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Things have kicked off here in Istanbul at this, the 9th Internet Governance Forum. On Monday, on what’s known as the ‘Day 0’ the focus was on evaluating the NETmundial process with the output document taking centre stage. The meeting was well attend...
 3 Sep 2014

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DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) are actively engaged at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Join us for the following events. [New] Read Dr Jovan Kurbalija's speech at the High Level Leaders' Meeting here [New] Data...
 1 Sep 2014

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‘It is about digital, stupid’ is the main message from Jean-Claude Junker, the new president of the European Commission. In the Policy Guidelines for the EC delivered at the European Parliament (15 July 2014), Junker outlined the EU&rsquo...
 27 Aug 2014

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‘CIGI and Chatham House launch Global Commission on Internet Governance’ was a news headline from the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, adding to an avalanche of initiatives, panels, and events on the future of Internet governance (IG)...
 28 Jan 2014

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The 8th IGF in Bali, Indonesia, took place at a delicate time when surveillance and privacy issues were dominating most IG meeting agendas. The Snowden leaks led to a strengthening focus: the heavy air of distrust pervading online users has ...
 4 Nov 2013

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Today, on the last of a hectic few days in Bali at the IGF, the Emerging Issues session was devoted to an elephant in the room: surveillance. First broached at the High Level meeting on Day 0, it was a topic of discussion many times during the course...
 25 Oct 2013

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