The Dynamic Coalition on the Sustainability of Journalism and News Media (DC-Sustainability) will hold its annual online planning meeting with its members on Monday, 30 January, at 1000 hrs U.S. Eastern Time (1500 hrs UTC) via Zoom.
On 6 December 2022, the IGF's Best Practice Forum (BPF) on Cybersecurity delivered remarks at the Informal Inter-Sessional Meetings of the UN Open-Ended Working Group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies. Speaking specifically in a session on "Confidence-building measures", the
IS3C’s goal is to make the Internet more secure and safer through speeding up the deployment of security-related internet standards and best practices. At IGF 2022 IS3C presented its first report ‘Closing the gap between the needs of the cybersecurity industry and the skills of tertiary education graduates’. The report provides insight into the, global, gap and potential solutions to close it.
PNIF Webinar - What does Internet fragmentation mean to you? Identifying Internet fragmentation and its key stakeholders. The IGF Policy Network on Internet Fragmentation (PNIF) is hosting a webinar to explore how different stakeholders understand and define Internet fragmentation.
When? Wednesday 19 October, 1330-1530 UTC
On 8 September IS3C held its 6th general meeting.
The IGF Dynamic Coalition, the Internet Standards, Security and Safety Coalition (IS3C) announced the start of two new Working Groups. WG5 on prioritizing and listing Internet standards and ICT best practices. The creation of this “top 40” and ICT standards repository is led by Wout de Natris. WG 6 on Data Governance is led by Louise Marie Hurel.
Healthcare is moving digital. In 2028, it will be 50 years since the Alma Ata declaration, which promised to achieve 'Health for All by 2000'. We are still not there. We must now take steps to ensure that there is 'Digital Health For All by 2028'. This pledge was drafted by DC-Digital Health to work towards the same.
The Policy Network on Meaningful Access and its Multistakeholder Working Group of experts (PNMA MWG) invite any interested stakeholder to contribute to its Call for Inputs by sharing cases and practices under this year’s three focus areas of work:
The BPF Cybersecurity published a paper "Mythbusting: cybercrime versus cybersecurity" and invites the community to review and provide feedback. The goal of the paper is to help stakeholders understand the key policy differences between cybersecurity and cybercrime such that their advocacy strategies can better align with a human rights centric approach to internet governance. Today, cybersecurity and cybercrime policy practitioners are often asked to “stretch” between both domains.
Meetings of the IGF Policy Network on Meaningful Access (PNMA) are open to anyone interested in joining!
ArmSIG held its sixth capacity building programme, seeking to impart knowledge and skills to allow participants to more effectively participate in national and global Internet governance processes.
The BPF has shared findings from its recent work on international cyber norms agreements during the 'Informal Dialogue with the Chair of the Open-Ended Working Group on security of and in the use of information and communications technologies 2021-2025'. READ THE BPF's REMARKS HERE: https://www.intgovforum.org/en/filedepot_download/5
On June 20th, the IGF Dynamic Coalition on Data and Trust (DC-DT) hosted a workshop at EuroDIG entitled "DNS Abuse – the consequences of definitions".
On June 20th, the IGF Dynamic Coalition on Internet Universality Indicators (DC-IUI) hosted the workshop at EuroDIG, "A
#ShePersisted, a participant in the IGF's Best Practice Forum on Gender & Digital Rights, has recently released the Digital Resilience Toolkit, which brings together existing resources for digital security and tactics for preventing and handling the online harms most commonly experienced by women leaders online. It targets advice specifically for women occupying or seeking leadership positions, activists, election consultants working with women’s campaigns, journalists, and the bro
This year the Steering Committee of the Internet Rights & Principles Coalition, an IGF dynamic coalition, is focusing on Article 5 (Freedom of Expression & Information on the Internet), Article 18 (Right to Legal Remedy and Fair Trial for actions involving the Internet) and Article 19 (Right to Appropriate Social and International Order for the Internet) of the
These are perhaps the first guidelines for end-users developed by a team of multi-disciplinary experts! The hope is to nudge a few million women to take charge of their health through this initiative.
All are encouraged to share the guidelines widely.
The Dynamic Coalition on Internet & Jobs (DC-Jobs) is focused on leveraging the Internet for job creation. The group's efforts - including reports and meetings - aim to find ways and means to build on the agenda of leveraging the Internet to boost local economies and job creation.
The UN IGF Dynamic Coalition on Data Driven Health Technologies will be hosting a series of open, public events through June and July 2022.
All are invited to join the summer symposium and discussion series on the following dates:
The IGF Best Practice Forum (BPF) on Cybersecurity is getting its own workshop at RightsCon 2022! The session takes places on 9 June at 21:15-22:15 UTC. It will discuss past iterations of the BPF as well as collect input for this year's work. See the full description and link to register and join below.
The Dynamic Coalition on the Sustainability of Journalism and News Media (DC-Sustainability), in collaboration with the UCLA Institute for Technology, Law & Policy and the Global Forum for Media Development, is organizing a Community Lab session at RightsCon 2022. The session titled “Frenemies: Reinventing the Big Tech versus Journalism d