Don’t risk losing unique Internet governance opportunity, says ICC


The ICC Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) initiative has reaffirmed its support for the unique Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and urged that participation remains open to all and that discussions on Internet policy take development issues into consideration.

Internet Governance Forum improvement group names business guests

Following outcry in December 2010 at a decision to exclude all non-governmental stakeholders from its working group on improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) has confirmed the names of five business representatives who have been invited to serve as special guests in the CSTD Chair’s special working group on IGF improvements.

IGF Open Consultation ICC-BASIS statement, Ayesha Hassan

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Internet Governance Forum 2009 15-18 November, Sharm el-Sheikh 18 November 2009 Thank you, Chair. On behalf of the members of the International Chamber of Commerce and our BASIS initiative, Business Action to Support the Information Society, we welcome the opportunity to contribute to this important consultation. ICC BASIS members include companies and associations from across sectors and geographies, and of all sizes. Hundreds of companies and associations support this business input.