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IGF Platform for related activities

This Web site introduces a platform for announcing IGF related activities by interested entities. Any entity taking part in the Athens meeting may use this Web site to showcase its activities. Please send your contribution to [email protected]. (All contributions are posted in the form that they are received).

 


Global Internet Governance Academic Network 3rd Annual Symposium Hyderabad, 02.12.2008


The Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) is organizing its 3rd Annual Symposium in Hyderabad, on 2 December 2008, prior to the 2nd meeting of the IGF. The GigaNet Annual Symposium is an opportunity to showcase some of the best current research on Internet Governance from around the world and provides a venue for scholars to discuss and debate these crucial issues. Previous Symposia were held in Athens in 2006 and in Rio de Janeiro in 2007.

Deadline for proposals submission: 15 July 2008.

For information regarding the Third Annual GigaNet Symposium Program, please contact the program committee Chair, Meryem Marzouki at [email protected].

For information regarding GigaNet, please contact the Chair, Nanette Levinson at [email protected].

 

ICANN Meetings in San Juan, Puerto Rico 


The Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) discussed the IGF at its meeting in San  Juan, Puerto Rico on 28 June 2007.  Click here to read the real-time transcription of the session.



Council of
Europe steps up international co-operation in the fight against cybercrime


Stepping up international co-operation to combat cybercrime will be the focus of a conference organised by the Council of Europe on 11 and 12 June in Strasbourg (France). The conference will bring together experts from all over the world and representatives of governments, police and the private sector (including Microsoft).

For further information on the conference and the Council of Europe's action in this field, go to www.coe.int/cybercrime and www.coe.int/t/dc/files/themes/cybercrime/default_EN.asp



Digital Social Responsibility: Searching for Ethics on the Internet
Thursday, June 7, 2007 from 2:00 to 6:00 PM


This seminar will feature keynote speaker Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist.org and will bring together experts in search engine technology, online business, internet-enabled social networking, and internet privacy to discuss the ethical and social challenges in the for- and not-for-profit sectors triggered by the rapid diffusion of digital technology and the ubiquity of internet protocol. Topics of discussion will include:

  • Future accessibility and democratization of the Internet
  • The creation and support of a borderless, end-user-driven Internet, in Japan, the United States, China and elsewhere
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Striking the balance between protecting personal freedoms and squelching fraudulent online activity

For more information please visit the event Web site.


Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) Second Annual Symposium - Call for Proposals


Each year, GigaNet organizes a research symposium. The first was held October 2006 in Athens, Greece, a day prior to the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The second GigaNet symposium also will be held on site prior to the 2nd IGF meeting, on November 11, 2007 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Attendance at the symposium will be open to all and free of charge.... [pdf]


Briefing / informal consultation organised by the CSTD Secretariat on the up coming 10th CSTD session and on the CSTD Multi-year programme of work and working methods.


There will be a briefing / informal consultation organised by the CSTD Secretariat on the up coming10th CSTD session and on the CSTD Multi-year programme of work and working methods, open to CS and PS entities. On Tuesday 13 February 2006.13:30-15:00.

The room still has to be confirmed by the CSTD Secretariat. More information is available here

ICANN Meetings in São Paulo, Brazil


The Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) discussed the IGF at its meeting in São Paulo, Brazil on 2 - 8 December. The discussion took place in the ICANN Public Forum Part 1 session held on 4 December 2006. Click here to read the relevant excerpt from the real-time transcription of the session.



 

 


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