International Professional Fora:

A study of civil society organisation participation in internet governance

International Professional Fora:

A study of civil society organisation participation in internet governance

The project team presented a panel at the 2016 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference: Access, Participation and the Mediatised World held by the University of Salford. The conference took place between 14-15 of November at MediaCityUK, Salford, Manchester.

The conference covered participatory digital cultures and the web, as well as issues such as accessibility, social media and journalism.

The Gikii 2016 Conference took place in London on 30 September. The event was held at the Notre Dame Law Center London, 1 Suffolk St, London SW1Y 4HG.

Our project's Principal Investigator Prof Alison Harcourt presented on the title 'Memes about Emes: the digital rights movement goes to the W3C'.

In the light of the data protection regulation and the European digital agenda, DG CONNECT, ENISA and, Goethe University Frankfurt have organised the Annual Privacy Forum 2016.

The project members held a panel at the Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference on 21-23 March 2016 in Brighton, UK. The panel examined civil society activism in internet governance with case studies on internet standards, privacy and data protection, and spectrum. The aim of the panel was to exam civil society organizations’ (CSO) roles as activists in light of increasing stakeholder governance at the transnational level.