10th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting

Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development

When

10 – 13 November 2015

Where

João Pessoa, Brazil

IFLA will be represented by IFLA Deputy Secretary General Stuart Hamilton & IFLA Manager of Policy & Advocacy, Christina de Castell

Description

IGF 2015

The IGF will be holding its 10th annual meeting in João Pessoa, Brazil, from 10 to 13 November 2015. The theme of the meetings will be “Evolution of Internet governance: Empowering sustainable development”  inspired by the United Nations General Assembly Summit 2015 on adopting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September.

Discussions will address issues under sub-themes:

  • Cybersecurity and Trust
  • Internet Economy
  • Inclusiveness and Diversity
  • Openness
  • Enhancing Multistakeholder Cooperation
  • Internet and Human Rights
  • Critical Internet Resources and Emerging Issues

IFLA will participate in workshop 167 Unlocking Internet economy through copyright reform on Tuesday, 11 November. View the Draft schedule.

Remote participation available

Event, Brazil, Internet governance, IGF, Internet economy, Copyright reform

Last update: 31 March 2016