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[Webinar] Is Brazil leading a new revolution in global digital policy?

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[Webinar] Is Brazil leading a new revolution in global digital policy?

Time: September 26, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: Online
Website or Map: http://www.diplomacy.edu/cale…
Event Type: online, webinar
Latest Activity: Sep 25, 2013

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Brazil is playing an increasingly important role in global digital policy. Recent events continue to shape Brazil’s position on many issues, including political developments in reaction to the NSA leaks, its bilateral relations with the United States, news about the deployment of a BRICS-only undersea cable, and its renewed ability to influence the global Internet governance (IG) regime. Is Brazil then leading a new revolution?

Join us for our just-in-time webinar on Thursday 26th September at 13:00 GMT (register here) when Marília Maciel, director of the Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV of Brazil), and Diego Canabarro, doctoral student in IG at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and visiting researcher at the University of Massachusetts, explore whether Brazil is leading a new revolution in global digital policy.

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DiploFoundation and the Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation of Brazil will present a just-in-time webinar addressing the latest development in digital politics. Our speakers, Marília Maciel and Diego Canabarro, who will explore among other issues:

  • Whether the Brazilian president’s cancelled US visit is a sign of dissatisfaction? Will this impinge on Brazil's bilateral relations with the USA?
  • How will the NSA disclosures impact Brazil’s political and regulatory landscape?
  • Will the latest developments influence Brazil’s strong support of multistakeholderism? How will it influence global digital policy?
  • What developments can we expect from initiatives in South America, and joint initiatives with Russia, India, China, and South Africa?

Join us on Thursday, 26th September, at 13:00 GMT for our not-to-be-missed September IG webinar. Webinar participants will be able to discuss the topic with our speaker. Other special guests may be invited to the webinar. Attendance is free; registration is required. Please register here.

Read the background note at http://www.diplomacy.edu/calendar/webinar-brazil-leading-new-revolution-global-digital-policy

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