An expert in remote participation, Mr Arvin Kamberi heads up Diplo’s Webinar Team. Based in Belgrade, he has been working on webinars and other web-based remote participation since 2011. Arvin has been part of the remote participation team for many i...

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Born (and currently residing) in the United States, Ms Virginia (Ginger) Paque lived in Venezuela for more than 35 years. An educator and administrator by profession, she has 25 years’ experience in business and manufacturing systems consulting. As a...

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The critical Internet infrastructure is no longer a dry tech-geek topic. It has drawn attention from the wider Internet community through discussions on Internet names and numbers (domain names such as .amazon, .wine), the Internet of Things (sel...
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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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Observation and participation are two different things. With the emergence of television in late 50’s people were mesmerized with this new technology which allowed them to observe things that had been unreachable so far in their lifetimes. O...
 3 Mar 2016

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It doesn’t take a genius to figure that one out. Of course in situ gatherings, including both meetings and kids’ games, came first, probably around campsites and campfires. Interesting to note, then, that the 2015 World Championship Leagu...
 11 Dec 2015

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The conference will build on the successful co-operation between the Republic and State of Geneva, and DiploFoundation, on the E-participation Day organised on 19 June 2013 and on the e-participation session at the 2014 Geneva Internet Conference. T...
 27 Jan 2016

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This is a recent interview withAnders Norsker, Chief, Information Services Department, International Telecommunication Union. Anderswill be speaking at the forthcoming E-Participation day on 19 June. Anders, how ...
 13 Jun 2013

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E-participation is a buzzword right now, on everybody's mind and agenda, it seems. Those who know me will not be surprised to read the following statement: Remote participation embodies the best of e-participation, and when remote participation is no...
 5 Jun 2013

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Our February webinar will focus on some of the most important evolving RP principles, including RP as a model for e-participation, and as a tool for inclusion of previously unheard voices, in global policy processes. Our hosts, Diplo's Virginia (...
 26 Feb 2013

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The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is leading the field when it comes to e-participation. It has used remote participation in 1000+ meetings with more than 5000 delegates in attendance. Anders Norsker, Chief of the Information Services ...
 20 Nov 2012

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Like many others who will be attending the 7th IGF, we are in the midst of preparations to attend the Baku meeting and to take part in the discussions, workshops and other events that will take place during the IGF week. Diplo will be co-organis...
 1 Nov 2012

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DiploFoundation will once again be organising several activities during the 7th Internet Governance Forum. These include: 1. Workshops A number of workshops are being organised. The community is warmly invited to attend, either physically or rem...
 5 Nov 2012

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Deirdre Williams writes: For at least the last twenty years I have been aware of people talking about 'paradigms' and 'paradigm shifts'. A paradigm is essentially a pattern, 'A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices ...
 10 Sep 2012

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Almost 50 years ago (7 October 1963), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organized the first e-participation session in multilateral diplomacy. The ITU “walked the talk” by opening the first conference on satellite communicat...
 1 Jun 2012

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This report describes the evolution of remote participation in EuroDIG and provides an assessment of the current situation, focusing on the issue of inclusiveness by direct remote interaction. It also provides steps to improve and put in greater perspective the effectiveness and reach of remote participation hubs, as well as outlining further directions research can take regarding the networks of people and organisations mobilised in the process.

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Internet governance research paper
 Alexandre Hannud Abdo , 2010
 
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If you are unable to attend the 6th IGF in Kenya in September, there is no excuse! You can still participate remotely: follow the discussions, watch the webcast of the event and participate through video or chat. Remote participation, and specifical...
 15 Jul 2011

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