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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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Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by Nick Thorne

From the talking shop we created at WSIS in 2005, the Forum has developed into a really useful platform both for the practical exchange/dissemination of ideas and a sounding board for all parties in the overall governance debate.  We still … Continue reading

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Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by John Carr

I think of the IGF increasingly as being like going back to University for a week. I love it. Sometimes I’m giving a lecture, at others I’m listening and learning. But I’m afraid I rarely come away feeling that I … 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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As Sharm el Sheikh approaches

The internet has brought with it very many wonders and joys, but by common consent there have also been a number of unintended, unforeseen and unwanted consequences. Some of the debates taking place about the future of the internet are, … Continue reading

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