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Internet Governance Forum 2016 Library Diary: Day 2

This was the day for our main session for the Dynamic Coalition for Public Access in Libraries, co-organized by IFLA and EIFL. People from different sectors came to talk about how to ensure public access to the Internet, including Vint Cerf from Google and Carolina Rossini from Facebook. In the auditorium we also had people from Wikipedia and from the Internet tech and policy community, and we discussed participation in national and regional forums. Read More

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  • 09 December 2016
  • By: anonymous

Participants Discuss Public Access in Libraries at Internet Governance Forum 2015

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2015, with the theme ‘Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development,’ took place in João Pessoa, Brazil, from 10-13 November, with 2,400 onsite participants and additional remote participation. The barriers to increasing access to information as identified in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was a frequent focus of conversation. Read More

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  • 03 December 2015
  • By: anonymous

Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries meeting at the 2013 IGF

The Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries (DC – PAL) will meet for the second time at the Internet Governance Forum in Bali on Wednesday 23rd October, 16.30 – 18.00 in Room 10. At a time when issues such as good governance, transparency and public access to information are increasingly being… Read More

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  • 16 October 2013
  • By: anonymous

What is Internet Governance?

What is Internet Governance? What is the Internet Governance Forum? What is the Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries (DC-PAL)? Why is it important for libraries to participate in the IGF? Why do I need… Read More

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  • 11 January 2013