For many people around the world, the end of the year is a time for sharing, caring, exchanging and looking ahead to what the future will bring. We’ve noticed that the Internet Governance Forum, taking place this year from 18-21 December at United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, has a lot in common with end of year festivities.
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ICC’s Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) is heading to Geneva to mobilise business participation at the 2017 Internet Governance Forum. Taking place from 18-21 December at United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, the 12th edition of the annual forum will take place under the theme Shape Your Digital Future!
Many initiatives have highlighted the ways technology can be leveraged for sustainable economic development. The Internet accounts for a significant and growing portion of global GDP and governments continue to grapple with policy options to ensure benefits are wide-spread and empower local populations.
ICC has paid tribute to Joseph Alhadeff, Chair of the ICC Digital Economy Commission who passed away last week following a year-long battle with cancer.
The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become law on 25 May 2018 significantly impacting every sector of business – both within and beyond EU borders.
With a busy week ahead for dialogues on digitalization, we’re highlighting three activities businesses everywhere should pay attention to, and why.
At the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which took place last week in Guadalajara, Mexico, business, civil society, technical community and government scoped out the frameworks needed to leverage new ‘Internet of things’ technology in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
With a deadline approaching for the United States to transfer oversight of critical Internet technical functions to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) at the end of the month, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is urging the US government to execute the stewardship transition without delay.
Dominique Lazanski, Public Policy Director, GSMA
Internet Governance Forum 2015: Opening speech by ICC BASIS member Ellen Blackler of The Walt Disney Company, Joao Pessoa, Brazil 10 November 2015