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 are under heavy s … [Read more...] about Internet governance principles in a changing international environment session at 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 be seeking to reinforce. The panel was drawn from … [Read more...] about Chair’s summary of the Seoul Cyberspace Planning session at the UK IGF 2013
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. Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, … [Read more...] about UK-IGF 2013 announced
Videos from this year's Parliament & Internet (P&I) conference are now available on Youtube: Mark Carvell speaking during the UK-IGF workshop slot: http://youtu.be/jgAQK0UP_g4 Eric Joyce MP reporting back on the workshop: http://youtu.be/84ps7M7x96k Ed Vaizey speech: h … [Read more...] about UK-IGF videos from P&I
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 of the mechanics: of bits and bytes, bandwidth and BGP, domains and DNS. Deep down we know there are … [Read more...] about Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by Nigel Titley
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 do not even have access to the internet. … [Read more...] about Thoughts on IGF Nairobi by Emma Lowther, IWF
Nominet is sponsoring the apComms Parliament & Internet conference on 13th October and will be running a workshop session on behalf of the UK-IGF. This workshop is intended to share messages from the recent Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Nairobi and look ahead to the 2012 IGF in … [Read more...] about The Internet Governance Forum – lessons from Nairobi, plans for Baku.
We have mentioned at previous UK IGF events that Nominet was planning to launch some work on scenario planning. We are pleased to be able to tell you that we have now selected SAMI (St Andrew’s Management Institute) to help us with this work. The main objective of this work is to help us u … [Read more...] about UK IGF Scenario Work