Internet governance

APC's thoughts on the IGF

MONTEVIDEO 7 July 2008 (LC and AE for APC)

Following the IGF, APC has taken some time to reflect on its involvement at the IGF, improvements and problematic areas of the event in general, and areas APC should work on for future events.

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European-wide, open-ended, multi-stakeholder dialogue and exchange on fostering security, privacy and openness on the Internet

Date and time: 
Oct 20 2008 - Oct 21 2008

Venue

Country: 
France

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
Council of Europe

European-wide, open-ended, multi-stakeholder dialogue and exchange on the main thematic discussions and workshop proposals for the IGF, in particular on fostering security, privacy and openness on the

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Location: 
Agora Building, Council of Europe

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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ailing: Extended profile and contact details

Organisation
Institute for Global Communications (IGC)
Job title
Web & Multimedia Creative Director 多媒体,网络和未来媒体创意总监
Bio
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

Date and time: 
May 23 2008

Venue

Country: 
Switzerland

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

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

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Location: 
Room C2 – International Telecommunications Union Headquarteers, Geneva.

LACNIC XI and ISOC LAC meeting

Date and time: 
May 26 2008 - May 30 2008

Venue

Country: 
Brasil
Related projects: 
Africa ICT Policy Monitor
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Location: 
Salvador

IGF Advisory Group closed meeting

Date and time: 
May 14 2008 - May 15 2008

Venue

Country: 
Switzerland

14 May: AM – Advisory Group members only

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Location: 
Palais des Nations, Room XXVII

IGF Open Consultations

Date and time: 
May 13 2008

Venue

Country: 
Switzerland
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Location: 
Palais des Nations, Room XIX

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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