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April 2014 Blog Posts (8)

Stop the presses! No consensus at NetMundial!

We could see it as a victory for those advocating changes and adjustments in the system of internet governance.  Au contraire… we could consider it as the debacle of the good intentions… all ending up in not knowing if it was worth it.

I say and maintain, that the effort and the earned contributions were worth.  The final result is that ICANN should be strengthened to recognize his merits and achievements, not underestimate what this organization has accomplished in fifteen…


Added by Javier Rodriguez on April 26, 2014 at 8:05am — No Comments

What does your country/language group know about NETmundial?

I've just spent two long, tiring (my eyes are nearly worn out) but interesting days following the NETmundial meeting in Brazil. Thank you Marilia and all of the rest of the remote participation team for so efficiently making this possible.

This message is really a request. There are people belonging to this community from all over the world, and speaking many different languages. If you find commentary on the meeting in your language, in your local media, could you share it with us…


Added by Deirdre Williams on April 25, 2014 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Webinar on outcomes of NETmundial tomorrow (Friday) 11h UTC

Diplo is hosting a special webinar on the outcomes of NETmundial, tomorrow (Friday 25th) at 11h UTC/GMT. The NETmundial meeting is expected to agree on a set of common principles and values, and a roadmap for the future evolution of IG.

Diplo’s Vladimir Radunovic will discuss the outcomes of this important meeting,…


Added by Diplo IGCBP on April 24, 2014 at 5:12pm — No Comments

NETmundial starts tomorrow - stay updated!


Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on April 22, 2014 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, is going to join a global meeting on the future of the Internet Governance in Brazil

Dhaka, April 19:  Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, Information Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh  will join a global meeting on the future of the Internet Governance (NETmundial)  Sao Paulo, Brazil organized by The Brazilian Internet Steering Committee of Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil and 1Net forum from 23 -24 April, 2014.

Hasanul Haq Inu will deliver welcome remarks to opening ceremony of global multistakeholder meeting on the future of internet…


Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on April 19, 2014 at 2:40am — No Comments

Watching NETmundial -- Blog posts to data-mining

Are you following the preparatory process for the upcoming NETmundial meeting in Brazil? It is a very interesting example of 'stakeholder' (attempted multistakeholder) interaction. One of the latest, and most interesting analyses is the data-mining analysis of the 188 submissions to the draft outcome document, in a search for zones of possible agreement in the global IG process. Vladimir Radunovic wrote an excellent summary of the current evidence in his blog post:…


Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on April 18, 2014 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Privacy is your right and it's threatened. Spread the word.

Big Brother is watching you.. 

Since George Orwell’s famous novel, 1984, this famous phrase has entered the lexicon as a synonym for surveillance and censorship. Sixty-five years later, privacy matters have become increasingly prevalent.

Big Brother: the Ministry of Truth and the Fiction Department.

Through the years, we can easily match…

Added by Yosr Jouini on April 10, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

eLearning Africa Report 2013

You may find this report very timely and useful. It is available in English, French and Portuguese.


Added by Marsha Guthrie on April 2, 2014 at 2:38am — No Comments

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