The Bangladeshi government, in response to protests on 25 August and the second anniversary of the day thousands of Rohingya left Myanmar for Bangladesh, has ordered all telecommunications companies to block mobile phone access throughout Rohingya camps. The government stated tha
Joint declaration on Cultural Diversity and the Digital Space by the Government of Canada and the Government of the French Republic
The Government of Canada and the Government of the French Republic issued a ‘Joint Declaration on Cultural Diversity and the Digital Space’.
The Canadian government made a deal with Netflix, which has agreed to invest 500 million Canadian dollars to create Canadian content.
UNESCO has announced the publication of its Internet governance glossary in Arabic, an important tool for policymakers, academics, and Internet governance experts.
Turkey's Minister of Communication announced in a television interview that the country is creating a domestic search engine and e-mail service 'compatible with national culture and values'.
UNESCO’s Committee adopts draft Operational Guidelines on the implementation of the Convention in the digital environment
From 12-15 December 2016 UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection of the Diversity of Cultural Expression held its tenth ordinary session.
The recently launched IDN World Report, produced by EURid, with support from UNESCO and Verisign, looks at the state of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) in 2015, and notes that IDNs ‘help to enhance linguistic diversity in cyberspace’.
Internet company Opera published a new report entitled State of the Mobile Web Africa 2016. The report examines the opportunities and challenges related to the use of mobile applications in Africa.
The European Commission has published a set of proposals to modernise copyright rules. They aim to increase cultural diversity and content available online, while bringing clearer rules for all online players.