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By on 05 Dec, 2019 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Internet Governance

For our November 2019 Internet governance (IG) briefing, we looked at digital policy updates from the month, including the 2019 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which was underway during the briefing.

By Ilona Stadnik on 02 Dec, 2019 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Internet Governance

DiploFoundation, with the support of Microsoft, organised the Cyber-diplomacy web discussion: Norms and confidence building measures (CBMs): Are we there yet? This webinar was the fourth in a series of cyber-diplomacy web discussions, following the web discussions: Cyber-armament: A heavy impact on peace, economic development, and human rights; Applicability of international law to cyberspace: Do we know the rules of the road?; and, Traceability and attribution of cyber-attacks: How confidently can we point a finge

By on 24 Nov, 2019 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

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 I try to link the IGF discussion to social, cultural, and historical dynamics of the host city and country. This year, that choice was simple - it is the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus movement. 
Just a 20 minute drive from the Estrel Center - the venue of the IGF - is the Bauhaus Archive.  As digital policymakers start constructing a ‘digital home’ for humanity, Bauhaus - which literally means ‘constructing house’ - could be a substantial source of inspiration.

By on 22 Nov, 2019 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Diplomacy, E-Diplomacy, Internet Governance

Nine students have just graduated Master in Contemporary Diplomacy from the University of Malta and DiploFoundation. Four of the students undertook a specialisation in Internet governance.

The graduates and their research topics were: 

By on 21 Nov, 2019 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Internet Governance

DiploFoundation, with the support of Microsoft, organised the Cyber-diplomacy web discussion: Traceability and attribution of cyber-attacks: Who did it? This webinar was the third in a series of cyber-diplomacy web discussions, following the web discussions: Cyber-armament: A heavy impact on peace, economic development, and human rights and Applicability of international law to cyberspace: Do we know the rules of the road?

By on 12 Nov, 2019 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Internet Governance

DiploFoundation, with the support of Microsoft, organised the web discussion: Applicability of international law to cyberspace: Do we know the rules of the road?  This webinar was the second in the series of cyber-diplomacy web discussions, following the web discussion, Cyber-armament: A heavy impact on peace, economic development, and human rights.

By on 12 Nov, 2019 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, E-Learning, Internet Governance

No single global entity regulates the Internet. Digital policies are in constant flux as the spread of technology and culture have repercussions around the world. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has caused the rest of the world to re-strategise privacy protections.

By on 05 Nov, 2019 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Internet Governance

Renewed call from governments for back door access and new tools being used for surveillance; facial recognition technology (FRT) facing regulation; and Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project facing more scrutiny and setbacks were among the main digital policy trends in October 2019.

By on 04 Nov, 2019 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Internet Governance

DiploFoundation, with the support of Microsoft, organised the web discussion: Cyber-armament: A heavy impact on peace, economic development, and human rights. This webinar was the first in the series of cyber-diplomacy web discussions which aim to map trends; introduce challenges; clarify open issues on the negotiation table; outline processes where discussions are happening; and explain how all of us can get involved.

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