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Join the community's IGF 2014 group and share updates and announcements related to the 9th IGF. Which workshops are you interested in? What are your thoughts about main and emerging themes? Do you have important information to share about logistics (VISA, places to visit..)? Are you planning an informal meeting?...
DiploFoundation is a member of the Civil Society Coordination Group (CSCG), and I (Ginger) represent Diplo (you) in this group.
We have been asked for input into the selection of Civil Society representatives for the closing session of the IGF2014 in Istanbul. The time is short: recommendations must be made by 23:00 UTC Thursday August 21, after which the CSWG will select candidates to be submitted to the IGF Secretariat.
Candidates must be present at the IGF 2014 in…Continue
Last year in Bali the generosity and good will of the Diplo alumnae was really touching to see. In spite of the fact that none of us had funding from Diplo everyone rallied round to help.
This year I'm lucky enough to have funding to go to Istanbul, and I'm hoping that the same spirit will be there again among all of us who will be present in situ. This year my funding has specific tasks attached to it which will leave me with less free time. If you will be in Istanbul can you please…Continue
Posted by Deirdre Williams on August 15, 2014 at 5:40pm
The open and unified Internet we enjoy today started as a US government project in the late 1960’s.
The US government sponsored the development of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency Network (DARPA Net), a resilient communication resource.
Following the invention of TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) in the mid-1970’s, this network evolved into what is referred to today as the Internet.
With time, this thing we call Internet has transformed…
Posted by Bonface Witaba on August 2, 2014 at 5:42pm
Posted by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on August 1, 2014 at 7:00pm