Plenary 1

Digital society at stake – Europe and the future of the Internet

Referring to proposal no.: 13, 15, 19, 24, 26, 28, 39, 41, 70, 71, 76
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Organising team / focal point:

Key participants:

Co-moderator: Leonid Todorov, CCTLD.RU and Thomas Schneider, OFCOM

Reporter: Avri Doria, Independent researcher

Remote participation moderator: Paul Fehlinger, Internet and Jurisdiction Project

Description / key focus:

Search for common principles of and approaches to a sound Internet governance agenda for Europe from the Atlantic to the Urals. Building on a number of recent sets of principles, including, inter alia, the NETmundial final documents, the panellists will.

  • Reflect, on behalf of their stakeholder groups, on the issue of the European Internet governance agenda in relation to the Internet’s development
  • Discuss whether the said agenda could be jointly developed through common efforts and what it is going to take for all the parties to engage in meaningful cooperation to bridge the existing and potential chasms
  • Explore the multistakeholder-based approach to fostering the Internet’s advancement and roles of individual stakeholder groups in operationalizing the Internet governance principles, as well as in the Internet governance ecosystem



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