ICANN CEO, Rod Beckstrom stressed the importance of a Multi-Stakeholder Model for Internet Governance at IGF11.
He expressed his delight at this year’s theme “ Internet as a Catalyst for Change,” and offered that the Multi-Stakeholder model was an important Catalyst for the Internet itself. He attributed it for the Advancement:
• The Technology
• Global governance structures
Beckstrom thanked participants for being here to… Continue
The ICANN Studienkreis is an open network of individuals from different Internet constituencies from the private sector, the academia,
the civil society, the media and the government.
Established in 1999, the ICANN Studienkreis organizes annual high level expert seminars on
subjects, related to Internet Governance and the… Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 22, 2010 at 11:00pm —
TOKYO (Diplo) - Rafik Dammak (IGCBP 2007) has been appointed to serve as Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG) representatives on the new Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council as decided at the 30 September Board meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors.
Rafik is a research student in Interdisciplinary Information Studies at Sakamura… Continue
If you have taken a Diplo online course before, you are familiar with the HyperText feature that allows us to comment on specific parts of text, facilitating conversation and the learning process.
By now this is only available for Diplo Alumni. For the future, we want to expand other uses for this feature, allowing public HyperText annotations. So for the time being your remarks and questions are welcome in the format of blog comments. What are the impressions you have about specific… Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on October 8, 2009 at 9:19am —
DiploFoundation and ICANN Participate in the First Thematic Workshop for Net-Aman on Internet Governance
On August 18th, 2009, the first thematic workshop on Internet governance took place for Net-Aman, the Cyber Peace Initiative’s Youth Internet Safety Focus Group. The workshop was organized under the Empowerment Program of the CPI aiming at building the capacity of… Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on September 27, 2009 at 9:00am —
Following the interview with Maja Lubarda, we have now Tatiana Chirev, who was also recently interviewed on the ICANN Newsletter. Tatiana is also coming to Geneva for the EuroDig and shares her experience in the Moldova Internet scene.
DIPLO IGCBP: Tatiana, can you share with us…Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on September 7, 2009 at 9:00am —
Today I have an interview with my friend Andrés Piazza, from Argentina. He has been doing a lot of interesting work on Internet governance and is a great person to follow on Twitter and other social media channels in case you are looking forward to be engaged on Latin American issues.
SEIITI: Andrés, there was a recent meeting in Rio on the LAC preparatory meeting for the IGF. Can you choose one specific issue that was discussed and share with us?…
On the same panel with Andrei Mikheyev, Ivan Zassurski, from the Lomonossow University Moscow, Faculty of Journalism, made an interesting presentation on the IDNs in Russia. Below is a copy-paste of my original notes.
View from the conference venue
I am uploading the video of this presentation and will edit this blog post soon with the link.
Older people are unlikely to catch up due… Continue
Added by Seiiti on September 24, 2008 at 4:00pm —
The full text of the book An Introduction to Internet Governance is available here. The translated versions in Serbian/BCS (4th ed.), as well as first editions in French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, and Portuguese are also available for download.