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Media Advisory IGF2015 Press Briefing

nternet Governance Forum

 

CONVENED BY THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL

 

10 – 13 November 2015, João Pessoa, Brazil

 

Press Briefing, 4.00 pm, Media Conference room,

Poeta Ronaldo Cunha Lima Conference Center, João Pessoa

 

The tenth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), convened on behalf of the UN Secretary-General and hosted by the Government of Brazil,  takes place in João Pessoa, Brazil between 10 to 13 November.  The theme of the 2015 Forum “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development” comes at an opportune time when the 193 UN member States have recently adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

 

What:           Press Briefing on the 10th Annual Internet Governance Forum

For more information on the event, please visit: www.intgovforum.org

 

Who:

·   Mr. Lenni Montiel, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development

·   Mr. André Figueiredo, Minister of Communications of Brazil

·   Mr. Ricardo Coutinho, Governor of Paraiba

 

 

When:          Tuesday 10 November, 4.00 pm in João Pessoa

         (2.00 pm New York time)

 

Where:        Media Conference Room, Poeta Ronaldo Cunha Lima Conference Center, João Pessoa, or

                    live through  https://www.youtube.com/user/igf

 

Available for interviews:

·   Mr. Lenni Montiel, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development

·   Mr. Chengetai Masango, Programme and Technology Manager, IGF Secretariat

 

Media contacts:

UN Department of Public Information

Giancarlo Summa: T: +55(21) 98212-1333 | E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gustavo Barreto: T: +55(21) 98185-0582| E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sharon Birch: T: +55 (83) 99404-8730 | E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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