Author Archives: Laura Hutchison

Call for information from Ambassador Janis Karklins

Ambassador Janis Karklins (the new interim MAG Chair who has taken over from Markus Kummer) has issued the following call for information: “The Internet Governance Forum was created by the World Summit on the Information Society as a multistakeholder discussion … Continue reading

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Report from the plenary session at UKIGF 2013 on “What do we want from the IGF?”

Panel: Dr Vicki Nash, Oxford Internet Institute (Moderator) Mark Carvell, DCMS Lesley Cowley OBE, Nominet Andrew Puddephatt, Global Partners & Associates Kate Russell, freelance journalist The moderator opened the session with a brief overview of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) … Continue reading

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Internet governance principles in a changing international environment session at UK IGF 2013

This panel session looked at the role of Internet governance principles in maintaining the multistakeholder model. With the global IGF and other international fora all looking at what some are calling “constitutional” issues surrounding the Internet, existing and proposed principles … Continue reading

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Call for nominations for the IGF Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) for 2014

Under-Secretary-General Mr. Wu Hongbo of UNDESA has issued a statement requesting nominations for the IGF Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) for 2014. The hard deadline for the submission of names is 1 December 2013.    The statement and full details of how to nominate … Continue reading

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Report from IPv6 Session at UK-IGF 2013

The IPv6 Matrix project checks for IPv6 connectivity of the 1 million most popular Web sites worldwide. A fair number of them are based in the UK. However, the UK server pool is poorly connected to IPv6: whilst the figure … Continue reading

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Chair’s summary of the Seoul Cyberspace Planning session at the UK IGF 2013

The purpose of this panel was to provide an update on planning for the Seoul Conference on Cyberspace, scheduled to take place on 17th-18th October, and to seek views from UK-IGF members on what specific outcomes and deliverables we should … Continue reading

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Report from UK-IGF Identity & Trust Workshop – 10th September 2013

UK-IGF Identity & Trust Workshop – 10th September 2013 This workshop was presented by the BCS and covered a number of areas related to the work of the BCS Identity Assurance Working Group. The speakers were: Andy Smith BCS John … Continue reading

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UK-IGF 2013 announced

How important is trust on the internet?  Are our online identities safe? These are just some of the questions likely to come up at the 2013 UK Internet Governance Forum which takes place on Tuesday 10th September in Central London. … Continue reading

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UK-IGF workshop reports

The reports from the UK-IGF workshops at the recent Nominet Annual Internet Policy Forum have been added to the Resources section of the UK-IGF website.

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IGF Open Consultations and MAG meeting

The next IGF Open Consultations and MAG meeting will be held from 14-16 February 2012 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The IGF have issued a call for contributions.  Stakeholders are invited to submit comments and inputs in … Continue reading

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