Internet governance

APC's executive director to address OECD ministers in Seoul

SEOUL 15 June 2008 (Karen Higgs for APCNews)

Anriette Esterhuysen, executive director of the APC, is one of the speakers at an OECD ministerial meeting on the future of the internet being held in South Korea on June 17-18. Over thirty ministers have confirmed they will attend the Ministerial, along with leaders from international government organisations, business, organised labour, the internet’s technical community and civil society.

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Institute for Global Communications (IGC)
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Web & Multimedia Creative Director 多媒体,网络和未来媒体创意总监
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www.ailingcai.com Born in China, Shanghai. Award-winning design specialist, artist, and leader with diverse portfolio of success spanning website, multimedia, and user interface design. Intrinsic creative talent and keen eye for quality design and document/Web site layout. Fluent in English, Chinese, and Italian.

Stakeholder consultation on public participation in internet governance

Location: 
Room C2 – International Telecommunications Union Headquarteers, Geneva.
Date and time: 
May 23 2008 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Stakeholder Consultation on Public Participation in Internet Governance will discuss the results of the exploratory research into a “Code of good practice on public participation, access to inf

LACNIC XI and ISOC LAC meeting

Location: 
Salvador
Date and time: 
May 26 2008 (All day) - May 30 2008 (All day)

IGF Advisory Group closed meeting

Location: 
Palais des Nations, Room XXVII
Date and time: 
May 14 2008 (All day) - May 15 2008 (All day)

14 May: AM – Advisory Group members only

IGF Open Consultations

Location: 
Palais des Nations, Room XIX
Date and time: 
May 13 2008 (All day)

Whose Summit? Whose Information Society?

By David Souter (January 2007, APC )

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) has been roundly criticised in the past and this new study from APC concludes that the summit “is not the best starting point for new action.” So, what is the point of looking at how developing country delegations and civil society fared at the summit? Because, says the author “it is always important to learn from experience – particularly where it did not deliver up to expectations”.

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IGF Open Consultation

Location: 
Geneva
Date and time: 
Feb 26 2008 (All day) - Feb 28 2008 (All day)

Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2008

Location: 
Hyderabad International Convention Center (HICC)
Date and time: 
Dec 3 2008 (All day) - Dec 6 2008 (All day)

At the first Internet Governance Forum (IGF), “access to the internet” emerged as an issue of common concern and priority to all stakeholders.

Internet Governance Forum: APC makes recommendations on themes and structure

GENEVA 3 March 2008 (APC)

The first preparatory meeting for the next Internet Governance Forum (scheduled for December 2008 in India) was held in Geneva on 26 February 2008. APC issued a statement recommending the implementation of regional and national IGFs, using sustainable development as a key theme and advising on the format of working groups to address and follow up on key issues. APC also submitted a paper that identifies and documents the main areas of discussions and ‘recommendations’ that were generated under the access theme at the second IGF, held in Rio de Janeiro in November 2007.

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