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How do you explain to lawyers the meaning of botnet? In short, botnets are the…Continue
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ICANN’s soul-searching continues: from the implementation of the management reform, the introduction of new gTLDs, and its new CEO, ICANN is moving closer to stakeholders in an effort to make the organisation relevant to its stakeholders around the globe.…
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Please find below a call for papers for the next GigaNet Regional Workshop, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, on 17-18 May 2013 on:
"The Governance of the Internet: Intergovernmentalism, Multistakeholderism and Networks".
The two-day event will include multistakeholder roundtables and academic presentations. Due to the short timespan,…
Added by Roxana Radu on February 21, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments
UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD), a subsidiary of ECOSOC, has one of the leading roles in the WSIS follow up process (besides the ITU and the UNESCO) - and thus the Internet Governance as well.
CSTD has been mandated to create a Working Group (WG) on the Improvements of the Internet Governance Forum and prepared the report. Unlike most other UN bodies, the WG…Continue
Added by Vladimir Radunovic on January 29, 2013 at 3:38pm — No Comments
Last year ended in Dubai, with concern about the start of an Internet governance ice age. Was the outcome of the WCIT in Dubai the first sign of the digital cold war? Our upcoming webinar will reflect on the major developments in 2012, and discuss the 'weather' forecast for 2013. This year, several important events are lined up. What's in store for 2013? Which issues are likely to take centre stage?…Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on January 25, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
WCIT from the perspective of an open Internet and freedoms
Governments vs Governance
Thinking about WCIT from the freedoms perspectives, it looks like a battle between “governments” and “governance”: if we would like to keep the Internet open and free, should we change traditional (ITU) governance model, or should we (try to) change the…Continue
Would you like to develop analytical skills in challenging Information and communication technology (ICT) and Internet governance (IG) topics that have strategy and development dimensions? Would you like to learn how to write a research proposal, with the help of expert tutors and a qualified editor?
The Policy Research Methodology course offers you this, and much more. The course is an intensive 8-week online programme…Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on August 27, 2012 at 11:44am — No Comments
We are at the end of the first six months of a very eventful year in Internet governance. What were the main developments, and what can we expect during the next six months?…Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on June 25, 2012 at 4:32pm — No Comments
There's less than 48h left to apply for the Advanced Courses in Internet Governance! The upcoming courses are:Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on May 14, 2012 at 7:53pm — No Comments
Over the last few weeks, I have been exploring on my blog, ICT Pulse, cybercrime and security across the Caribbean. The springboard for the discussion were reports that a major telecoms provider in the region had a Dedicated Denial of Service (DDoS) attack which affected network performance. Moreover, tech experts have claimed that we the Caribbean might not appreciate the extent to which we are subject to cyber threats.
As a staring point the discussion, I have engaged in a series of…Continue
Added by Michele Marius on April 6, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments
Once again, many companies in the telecoms and information and communications technology (ICT) sector are facing the spectre of …… the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)) regulating critically important aspects of the internet........
….in December 2012, the ITU will be holding a major treaty-writing conference in Dubai......(World Conference on International Telecommunications…Continue
Added by Mwende Njiraini on December 2, 2011 at 7:03am — No Comments
It was like a dream come true…… the 6th Internet Governance Forum (IGF11) was held in my home town, Nairobi!
The relaxed space that is the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) facilities, offered speakers and participants a serene environment for rather hurried discussions on access, development, freedoms and innovation at time-limited…Continue
As the IGF continues with yet another year of remote participation, remote panellists were also prominent. Some even participated by phone. This year an ether pad platform allowed those attending and participating remotely to write notes, and share principles and guidelines at an e-participation workshop. This…Continue
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Dear friends, you may be interested to know that DiploFoundation is currently accepting applications for course participants for the 2011 Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (IGCBP11).
This online programme is designed to improve IG-related knowledge and skills for participants from both developed and
developing countries and assist them to participate in the global decision-shaping debates on IG. The programme also facilitates community building among…
Added by Diplo IGCBP on January 19, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
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This is only a summary of some of the main points highlighted on Cloud Computing at the IGF 2010.
Main session - Emerging Issues – Cloud Computing…
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A beautiful rendition of ‘What a Wonderful World’ opened this year’s IGF in Vilnius, Lithuania. It was acknowledged as ‘one of the biggest events that has ever been launched in Vilnius’ and ‘the greatest event in the field of information technologies by Mr.…Continue
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