NETmundial

Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance

When

23 – 24 April 2014

Where

São Paulo, Brazil

IFLA will be represented by Stuart Hamilton, IFLA Deputy Secretary General

Description

NETmundial

In the same year that World Wide Web celebrates 25 years, Brazil hosts NETmundial – Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance. The meeting is organized in a partnership between the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) and /1Net, a forum that gathers international entities of the various stakeholders involved with Internet governance.

This meeting will focus on the elaboration of principles of Internet governance and the proposal for a roadmap for future development of this ecosystem. The goal is to consolidateproposals based on these two topics. NETmundial represents the beginning of a process for the construction of such policies in the global context, following a model of participatory plurality.NETmundial

With the goal of bringing together representatives of civil society, private sector, academia and technical community to establish strategic guidelines related to the use and development of the Internet in the world, NETmundial was concept into committees format, each one with representatives of the involved stakeholders, distinguished experts, aiming to give guidelines and organize the meeting.

Meeting, WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society), Advocacy, Freedom of information, Brazil, Internet governance

Last update: 23 April 2014