[Briefing] Internet governance in June 2016

28 Jun 2016
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Geneva, Switzerland; local hubs; and online

[Update] The IG Barometer for June is now available.

[Update] Listen to the briefing recording. We also invite you to download and read Issue 12 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter, which rounds up the developments for June.

[Update] Registrations for the August briefing are now open.

In what is seen as a particularly busy month for digital policy, several developments are likely to have a far-reaching impact. The FCC’s net neutrality rules are upheld in US courts; the UK Parliament votes in the Snoopers’ Charter, while a Russian bill aims to make encryption backdoors mandatory in messenger apps. The Special Rapporteur’s report highlights the role of the private sector, while the EU issues guidelines on the sharing economy.  What other Internet governance updates took place in June, and how will they shape future developments? What can we expect in the coming weeks? Join us for our next monthly briefing, on Tuesday, 28th June, for a round-up of the major global IG and digital policy developments.

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Every last Tuesday of the month, the Internet governance briefings provide a 'zoomed-out' update of the major global IG and digital policy developments. They are delivered live from Geneva (WMO Building, 2nd floor, 7 bis Avenue de la Paix), and broadcasted online.

Local hubs in Rio de Janeiro, Jakarta, and Tunis will share their regional perspectives:

The Rio hub will be hosted by the Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation School of Law, at Praia de Botafogo, 190, 13th floor. The Jakarta hub will be hosted at the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Ruang Serbaguna, Gd. Utama Kemkominfo, Jl, Medan Merdeka Barat no.9, Jakarta Pusat 10110. The Tunis hub will be hosted by Tunisian Internet Agency (ATI) at the 404 Lab 13 Jugurtha Street, Mutuelle Ville, Tunis

[Update]

  • Video of regional Internet governance developments, from remote hub Rio De Janeiro is available here
  • Video of regional Internet governance developments, from remote hub Jakarta is available here
  • Video of regional Internet governance developments, from remote hub Tunis is  available here

The Internet governance in June 2016 briefing takes place on Tuesday, 28th June, at 11:00 UTC (13:00 CEST).

Registrations are now closed

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