Sunday, December 17, 2017
Maison de la Paix (Interpeace)
Avenue de France
1202 Genève, Switzerland
The future of the internet will be critical in determining people’s access to the high-quality news and information they need to be informed and engaged citizens. It will also determine whether people are able to participate in broader governance discussions on a relatively level playing field.
In response to growing interest in internet governance among media development stakeholders, CIMA, ARTICLE 19, GFMD, and IMS are convening interested media development groups for a meeting at the 2017 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Objective: To share knowledge, set common priorities, and identify modalities of working together and sharing information.
Key discussion topics to cover as part of the plenary and group discussions:
- Media development actor’s engagement on technical internet governance issues
- Internet governance literacy for the media development sector
- Improving reporting on internet governance issues, especially in developing countries