ICC BASIS interventions at IGF Open Consultations, 15 May 2012, Geneva

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The following ICC BASIS interventions and those of fellow business representatives are extracted from the real-time captioning taken during the 15 May 2012 open consultations of the IGF. Although it is largely accurate, in some cases it may be incomplete, or inaccurate due to inaudible passages or transcription

Public policies enable the Internet to create opportunity and jobs


Nairobi Addressing over 100 ministers and delegates at the Kenyan-ITU Ministerial forum, ICC Secretary General Jean-Guy Carrier noted that innovations, investments and economic growth will only occur in partnerships where fair and open approaches to Internet governance are sought.

ICC BASIS intervention at WSIS action lines facilitators meeting(2)

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Thank you Chair and thanks to the hosts. My name is Keith Drazek, I am Director of Policy for VeriSign, and I appreciate the opportunity to provide these comments on behalf of the International Chamber of Commerce, ICC and its BASIS initiative, Business Action to Support the information society. ICC has actively contributed to the WSIS process through the Coordinating Committee of Business Interlocutors (CCBI) throughout the WSIS Geneva and Tunis events, and now through BASIS in the post-WSIS activities.