Tag Archives: Internet Governance Forum

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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Deeper and wider: dialogue at the Internet Governance Forum

The challenge faced by the Internet Governance Forum is a big one: to convene open multi-stakeholder dialogue on extremely diverse Internet issues in order to help shape global Internet policy and practice. Sometimes it can feel like an event of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by Mark Carvell

The final official figures are not yet in but the level of stakeholder participation in the Nairobi IGF from the world over is expected to break all records:  over 2000 in person and a further 1000 connecting via remote hubs … Continue reading

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Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by Raf Fatani

Over 2,000 participants from more than 100 countries descended on Nairobi for the 2011 United Nations Internet Governance Forum, to engage in discussions and knowledge sharing. The increasing attendance at the IGF meetings demonstrates that the Forum continues to be … Continue reading

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Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by Nigel Titley

My first impression of IGF, when I started going three years ago was one of shock and disbelief. Those of us who built the Internet and operate it on a daily basis have a tendency to see it in terms … Continue reading

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Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by Emma Lowther, IWF

There are massive differences in the international ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ of the internet world. Many workshops which focussed on improving the situations for the ‘haves’ very often migrated to the realisation that many countries and regions of the world … Continue reading

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Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by David Miles, FOSI

IGF Nairobi was the third consecutive IGF we have attended and for FOSI it was our best yet! Given our mission, it’s heartening to find that child online safety remains a dominant part of the agenda.  With more than ten … Continue reading

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Call for remote hub registration for EuroDig

The Pan-European dialogue on Internet governance (EuroDIG) will take place on 30-31 May 2011 in Belgrade, Serbia. The programme of the meeting is available here, and will discuss issues such as privacy and anonymity, freedom of speech, digital literacy and … Continue reading

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The future of the IGF

The UN Internet Governance Forum will meet in November at Sharm El Sheikh. The IGF has matured into a useful tool. But it is under threat. Stakeholders should speak up! It’s IGF season again. Representatives of key stakeholders are meeting … Continue reading

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European messages for the Internet Governance Forum

Nominet has been engaged in a European IGF process – EuroDIG (European Dialogue on Internet Governance) – as part of the process of preparing for the Internet Governance Forum in Hyderabad.  This gave an opportunity to share with European colleagues … Continue reading

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