[ccwg-internet-governance] Join the discussion: 'Current Internet Governance Challenges: What's Next'

Nigel Hickson nigel.hickson at icann.org
Wed Nov 8 11:14:16 UTC 2017



Good morning.  We briefly touched on the proposed Microsoft Digital Geneva Convention at our IG Session at ICANN60. 


Tomorrow in Geneva, Brad Smith (and others) will be discussing the Convention and other IG issues. There is on-line access to discussion (see below) and ICANN will be represented by Tarek Kamel and colleagues from Office here. 


I will report on the Session. 








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Current Internet governance challenges: What’s next?Thursday, 9th November 2017, 15-17h UTC (16-18h CET)
Palais des Nations, Geneva | Online at dig.watch/geneva[giplatform.us6.list-manage.com] 
Internet can be a facilitator for human rights, development, and economic stability and growth, contributing decisively to human development. At the same time, cyber-terrorism, online crime, and other forms of Internet misuse demonstrate how Internet governance remains a challenge in need of urgent attention.Microsoft CEO Mr Brad Smith will deliver the keynote speech, and will discuss various aspects of Internet governance and the proposed Digital Geneva Convention with Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Ms Kate Gilmore, and the Head of the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to the United Nations in New York Mr Phillip Spoerri.Join the online discussion The discussion will be livestreamed[giplatform.us6.list-manage.com], and an online discussion will take place via #GenevaDigital and on and Digital Watch observatory at dig.watch/geneva#livestream[giplatform.us6.list-manage.com]The event will be opened by the Director-General of UN Office in Geneva Mr Michael Møller and UNITAR Executive Director Mr Nikhil Seth. It will be moderated by Chief of Strategic Planning and Membership Department at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Ms Doreen Bogdan-Martin, while the online discussion will be moderated by Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) Head Dr Jovan Kurbalija.
 *          *          *The event is organised by UNOG and UNITAR, in partnership with the Geneva Internet Platform and the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, and with the support of Fondation pour Genève.Registration for the event (for participation in Geneva) is open[giplatform.us6.list-manage.com].

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