Tag Archives: multi-stakeholder

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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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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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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Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by Dr Louise Bennett

My main take away impressions of the 6th IGF were: That the European view, as expressed by the Council of Europe via EuroDIG, that puts human rights and net neutrality, as absolutes, at the top of the agenda, without due … Continue reading

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Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by David Souter

The sixth IGF, and the sixth that I’ve attended.  How does it compare? I thought it followed the positive trend of the last four meetings.  Participants from different stakeholder groups are now very comfortable with one another and with the … 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 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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