Issue 20 of the GIP Digital Watch newsletter, published 30 April, features the main trends in digital policy in April, an analysis of Microsoft's latest documents related to the proposed Geneva Digital Convention, and thematic summary of the discussions at UNCTAD's E-commerce Week, and a look at the European Parliament's concerns over the Privacy Shield. Plus: updates from the observatory, and events in International Geneva. Download your copy!!
Reporting from E-commerce Week
The Geneva Internet Platform team reported from UNCTAD's E-commerce Week 2017
(24-28 April in Geneva). Several topics were in focus, including e-commerce
and trade, digital rights, inclusive development, data flows, and cybercrime
and cybersecurity. Read our just-in-time reports, at dig.watch/unctad17
Thematic reports from ICANN's 58th meeting
The GIP team was on the ground in Copenhagen for the 58th meeting. Unlike previous meetings, in which discussions focused on the IANA stewardship transition and the strengthening of ICANN’s accountability, ICANN58 was marked by a re-focus on ICANN’s policy development processes. Read our thematic reports from the meeting.
Top digital policy developments in 2016
Our latest report, Top Digital Policy Developments in 2016: A Year in Review, sums up the top 20 digital policy developments for 2016. The GIP Head's forecast, Digital Politics in 2017: Unsettled Weather, Stormy at Times, with Sunny Spells, predicts the ten main developments for 2017. Download the reports.
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