The European Right to be Forgotten Might be a Pandora’s Box

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GIP Summary Report ICANN 50

GIP Summary Report ICANN 50

The Internet as a Critical Resource for Pacific Island States

The Internet as a critical resource for Pacific island states

Policy immersion – exposing Pacific Islands representatives to Geneva as an international hub for global policy

Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Summary

Net Neutrality in Focus

Net neutrality (NN) is gaining momentum as a debated issue on national and global levels. NN is a ‘messy’ policy issue which is difficult even to define. Brazil adopted NN in its Marco Civil Law. In the USA, Federal Communication Communiction trigerred heated debate by questioning NN princple. The European Parliament adopted  a law to protect NN. On 18 June, the Swiss National Council adopted a parliamentary motion stipulating that Switzerland must guarantee NN. Here you can join us to map the discussion field, consult background materials and follow the debate on NN.

WSIS+10 High Level Event: Summary of the Day (13/6)

The last day at WSIS+10 High-Level Event featured a series of action line facilitation meetings, thematic and country workshops, with discussion mainly focusing on capacity building, building confidence and security in the use of ICTs, creating an enabling environment, use of ICT applications (e-agriculture), media, and ethical dimensions of the information society.

WSIS+10 High-Level Event: Take-aways from the High Level Dialogue - Building Trust in Cyberspace

 

Moderator: Dr Jovan Kurbalija, Director, DiploFoundation

Panellists:

WSIS+10 High-Level Event: Summary of the day (12/6)

WSIS+10

Summary of 12 June

12 June was the day High-Level Dialogues (HLD) were held at the WSIS+10 High-Level Event.

Event Summary: The Role of Governments in Internet Governance

The WSIS+10 High Level Event taking place in Geneva this week is assessing the progress that has been made since the 2005 Tunis Agenda. One of the key outcomes of the WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) negotiations was the definition of stakeholder roles and responsibilities in the global governance of the Internet.

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The Geneva Internet Platform is an initative 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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