Summit of the Future

Inside the Digital Society: Whither digital governance?
Inside the Digital Society: Whither digital governance? 18 January 2023 David Souter

The UN Secretary-General’s proposal for a Global Digital Compact responds to the evolution of the digital environment since WSIS. Our columnist offers some thoughts on the Compact's value, challenges and how to improve its chances of better outcomes.

Inside the Digital Society: Children and the internet - How to implement a General Comment
Inside the Digital Society: Children and the internet - How to implement a General Comment 08 December 2022 David Souter

Our columnist writes about how advocates for children’s rights online can build leverage in the digital community and in the United Nations. This post is derived from a presentation at the 2022 conference of The Association of Internet Researchers, and is co-published with the LSE Media and Communications blog.

Inside the Digital Society: What’s all this about digital cooperation?
Inside the Digital Society: What’s all this about digital cooperation? 18 April 2022 David Souter

Digital cooperation will be crucial if we want ICTs to focus on the public good, and this column outlines some opportunities, threats, and paths forward for this.

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