#Road2IGF: Data, Sovereignty, Democracy and an African Perspective

25 Nov 2019 20:00h

Berlin, Germany

The UN Association of Germany and the Global Innovation Gathering are jointly hosting a warm up event to the UN Internet Governance Forum (UN IGF) on 25 November 2019.

Leading experts in digital development, data and Internet regulation, and civic tech are going to share insights into their research and work. Together they will debate what legal frameworks are necessary to ensure the use of data for public good, individual data sovereignty, and strategies for harnessing data for development. They will discuss the role of digital civil society actors in policy-making processes, ways to strengthen participatory processes, and their expectations to this year´s UN IGF which will start in Berlin on the following day in the presence of UN Secretary-General António Guterres.

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