Internet Governance Forum Report 2017

Posted by Shweta Mohandas at Jan 11, 2018 02:13 AM |
The twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 17 to 21 December 2017, on the theme, Shape Your Digital Future!

The Centre for Internet and Society was invited as one of the participating civil society organisations. The meeting was attended by Sunil Abraham (Executive Director), Elonnai Hickok (Director) - Internet Governance and Vidushi Marda (representing both CIS as Programme Manager and ARTICLE 19 as Policy Advisor).

CIS members participated as speaker / panelists in the following sessions:

  • Human Rights based Cyber Security Strategy
  • Body as Data: Dataveillance, the Informatisation of the Body and Citizenship
  • What digital future for vulnerable people?
  • Benchmarking ICT companies on digital rights: How-to and lessons learned
  • CyberBRICS: Building the Next Generation Internet, STEP by Step
  • State-led interference in encrypted systems: a public debate on different policy approaches
  • Artificial Intelligence in Asia: What’s Similar? What’s Different? Findings from our AI workshops
  • Datafication and Social Justice: What Challenges for Internet Governance?
  • Fake news, Content Regulation and Platformization of the Web: A Global South Perspective

Full report here