Inter Community 2015

a kind global meeting of the Internet Society, on the Internet, for the Internet


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is a regional, multi-stakeholder forum initiated by the CTU and the Caribbean Community

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The first Caribbean TIDE conference will explore the latest trends in ICT


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  • Internet Stakeholders Urge the United Nations to Safeguard Key Principles for the Future of the Internet November 24, 2015
    Language English Date: Tue, 11/24/2015Multiple organizations sign statement; support calls for open processes at pivotal U.N. meeting [Washington, D.C. and Geneva, Switzerland]  –  The Internet Society today announced that it has joined more than 200 organizations and individuals who have signed a statement intended for leaders and governments participating in the United Nations General Assembly's 10 […]
  • Internet Society Presents First Report Focusing on Internet Development in Central Asia November 24, 2015
    Language English Date: Tue, 11/24/2015
  • Technical Partnership Provides Catalyst for Internet in Nigeria November 20, 2015
    Language English Date: Fri, 11/20/2015Internet Society collaborates with the IXPN to enhance the use of Internet Exchange Points [Abuja, Nigeria] The Internet Society, in partnership with the Internet eXchange Point in Nigeria (IXPN), held its “Internet Routing Technologies and IXP interconnection” workshop this week to increase local technical capacity and enhance the use of Internet exchange […]
  • Internet Society Joins the Seed Alliance, Supporting Innovative Internet Development Projects November 18, 2015
    Language English Date: Wed, 11/18/2015[Montevideo, Uruguay]  The Seed Alliance announced on November 10th that the Internet Society has joined its initiative to distribute grants and awards to project teams developing innovative Internet solutions that address social and economic challenges.  The Seed Alliance is a collaborative partnership established between three Regional Internet Registries (APNIC, AFRINIC, and LACNIC) […]
  • Internet Society Partners with Pakistan Telecommunications Authority to Advance Digital Economy November 10, 2015
    Language English Date: Tue, 11/10/2015[Islamabad, Pakistan] – The Internet Society, in partnership with the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority, will host INET Islamabad, 16-18 November 2015. Bringing together more than 250 participants representing government, Internet service providers, mobile operators, academia, financial institutions, ICT entrepreneurs and the general public, the forum will lay out Pakistan’s Information and Communication Technologies […]
  • Connecting the Unconnected and Building Trust is the Work of our Time, says Internet Society November 10, 2015
    Language English Date: Tue, 11/10/2015UN-convened forum provides opportunity to map Internet’s future; connect the next billions to an open, trusted Internet
  • Internet Society Addresses Internet Safety in Bangladesh October 8, 2015
    Language English Date: Thu, 10/08/2015Event on 10 October to highlight responsible use of social media[Dhaka, Bangladesh] The Internet Society (ISOC) is convening a forum with government, businesses, civil society members, and online activists to discuss emerging norms around social media use in Bangladesh. The event, Asia Internet Symposium (AIS) Dhaka, is the latest installment of ISOC’s […]
  • Geneva Internet Platform and the Internet Society launch Digital Watch, an online resource for critical Internet governance issues September 28, 2015
    Language English Date: Mon, 09/28/2015[Geneva] The Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) and the Internet Society (ISOC) today announced the launch of the Digital Watch, a new online tool to empower diplomats and other Internet policy participants by providing a concise overview of Internet policy issues, participants and ongoing developments. The tool can be accessed at
  • Internet Society Statement on the 2015 UN Sustainable Development Summit September 25, 2015
    Language English Date: Fri, 09/25/2015Internet Society President and CEO Kathryn Brown issued the following statement: This week, the United Nations is hosting the Sustainable Development Summit (SDS) where the international community will embrace a global agenda to alleviate poverty, expand health and education, and preserve our planet for future generations.  This global Agenda is about opportunity […]
  • Internet Society joins forces with Philippine Department of Science and Technology to improve local Internet service September 24, 2015
    Language English Date: Thu, 09/24/2015Launch of Cebu open Internet Exchange Point held alongside workshops in Manila, 21-22 September[Manila, Philippines]  The Internet Society and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – through the Advance Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) and its Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) project – hosted several Internet Exchange Point (IXP) development workshops this […]

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SIDS ROUNDTABLE: The "Free Internet" - Bane or Boon?

November 12, 2015, 12:00pm - November 12, 2015, 9:30am

João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil

You are invited to participate in the 4th Small Island Developing States Roundtable at the Internet Governance Forum. It will be held on Thursday, November 12 • 09:00 - 10:30 in Workshop Room 4 at t...

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You are invited to participate in the 4th Small Island Developing States Roundtable at the Internet Governance Forum. It will be held on Thursday, November 12 • 09:00 - 10:30 in Workshop Room 4 at the IGF venue.

We will be discussing: The "Free Internet: Bane or Boon"?

Discussants include:

Mr. Carlton Samuels
Academic Community
Adjunct,Department of Library and Information Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Education
University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica)

Dr. Vint Cerf
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

Dr. Robert Pepper
Private Sector
Vice President, Global Technology Policy - Cisco

Ms. Ellen Strickland
Technical Community
Collaboration and Community Lead, InternetNZ
New Zealand

Maureen Hilyard
Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society
Cook Islands
(Remote Discussant)

Ms. Deirdre Williams
Civil Society
Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus
St. Lucia

Professor Patrick Hosein
Academic/Technical Community
University of the West Indies (St. Augustine)
Trinidad & Tobago

Niels ten Oever
Civil Society
Head of Digital, ARTICLE 19

Mr. Dhanaraj Thakur
Academic/Technical Community
Research Manager, Alliance for Affordable Internet

Rhea Yaw Ching
Private Sector
Trinidad & Tobago/USA

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