International Perspectives of the State of Governance on the Internet

SOTN 2016 – Panel Discussion

Governance on the Internet refers to managing the myriad human activity that has migrated to the Internet since its inception. Major global issues like security, human rights, cross boundary issues, intellectual property claims and consumer protection, have taken on new forms a networked world and challenged Internet governance stakeholders to shape effective policies. What is the state of play internationally regarding governmental cooperation and conflict with regards to Internet governance? What is the prognosis for convergence and cooperation in critical areas of human endeavors online?

Introductory Remarks by:

International Perspectives of the State of Governance on the Internet

Lawrence E. Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, U.S. Department of Commerce

Speakers

International Perspectives of the State of Governance on the Internet

George Sadowsky, Director of ICANN, (Moderator)

International Perspectives of the State of Governance on the Internet

Sanja Kelly, Executive Director of Freedom House International

International Perspectives of the State of Governance on the Internet

Bertrand de la Chappelle, Director of The Internet Jurisdiction Project

International Perspectives of the State of Governance on the Internet

George Papagiannis, UNESCO

International Perspectives of the State of Governance on the Internet

Sally Shipman Wentworth, Vice President of Global Policy Development for ISOC

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