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The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a global dialogue that brings together a wide range of stakeholders to exchange information and discuss how to make sure the Internet and its related technologies work for everyone.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) welcomed today the formation of the new Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) responsible for steering preparation of the annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF).
Digital technology has been widely recognised as a vital tool to further sustainable development. But many people around the world still lack basic skills required to reap the benefits of the digital economy.
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.
The International Chamber of Commerce Business Action to Support the Information Society (ICC BASIS) co-organised a workshop with the Government of Egypt and the Internet Society to focus global discussion on how to make sure access to the Internet is feasible and beneficial for everyone.
Collaboration of all stakeholders essential to steer future of work in the digital economy to one of inclusive growth
Increased multistakeholder efforts are necessary to address the profound impact the digital revolution is having on the characteristics of work and employment.
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).
The 11th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) got underway in Guadalajara, Mexico on Tuesday, the first edition of the annual meeting to take place since a United Nations’ 10-Year Review of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS +10), in 2015, extended the IGF mandate for a further 10 years.
In an age when it is hard to imagine a business that does not use the Internet in its daily operations, business inclusion in discussions that shape the policies and development of the Internet — and the information society – is more vital than ever.