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The partnering organisations, One World Platform and Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina will host the first national Internet Governance Forum titled 'Internet for All - Opportunities and Challenges within Internet Governance in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 1 October 2015 .

The Forum will be held under the auspices of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, supported by Council of Europe, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), Association for Progressive Communications (APC), Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), DiploFoundation, CORE and RIPE NCC.

National Internet Government Forum represents a platform for open, inclusive and informal dialogue amongst all interested stakeholders from Bosnia and Herzegovina and neighbouring countries as well as other parties interested in sharing, shaping and contributing to development of Internet Governance.

Objectives of the Forum are to:
• Raise awareness and promote better understanding of the internet as an open platform for all stakeholders (government, business sector, civil society, technical community, academia, media);
• Contribute to a better understanding of roles and responsibilities stakeholders have in Internet Governance;
• Create a framework for a dialogue about the role of Internet in empowering the exercise of human rights and promoting the rule of law and democracy.

More information

For any additional information please contact: igfbih@oneworldplatform.net


The Geneva Internet Platform is an initiative of the Swiss authorities

 

Members of the Steering Committee are FDFA, OFCOM, Canton of Geneva, ETH-Zürich, and the University of Geneva

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