Innovation & IP

UN confirms strong business representation to benefit IGF

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A United Nations announcement last week has confirmed that business will continue to have strong representation in the advisory group charged with guiding preparations for the 5th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) to take place in September.

Businesses urge continuation of IGF

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As the fifth consecutive Internet Governance Forum (IGF) draws to a close, ICC Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) has urged participants to share experiences and best practices of this year’s forum in their home countries so they can inform decision-making at a local level and continue to tackle ongoing issues such as digital inclusion.

ICC 2010 IP Roadmap now available in Portuguese

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The Portuguese translation of the 10th edition of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Intellectual Property Roadmap for Business and Policy Makers was launched on 22 August 2010 at the Congress of the Brazilian Association for Intellectual Property (ABPI), attended by over 720 participants.

Internet Governance Forum 2010: Global disparity in Internet access highlights urgent need for ongoing and informed policymaking

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Business leaders have called for the continuation of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) so that together with other relevant stakeholders, they can continue to seek fair and progressive regulatory frameworks that tackle ongoing Internet issues especially to ensure access to the information society for more people around the world.

Global business leaders unite on Internet governance priorities at annual UN-linked forum in Lithuania

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Emerging technologies such as cloud computing promise to empower developed and developing countries alike, but stakeholders must unite on finding cohesive global policies that can address associated issues including access, security and consumer concerns. This is just one of the key agenda items to be tabled next week at the 5th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Lithuania.