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Attending the workshop in Rome: “Beyond Dubai: A new global agenda for the Internet”

Attending the workshop in Rome: “Beyond Dubai: A new global agenda for the Internet”

Dubai was a turning point for the global Internet governance agenda. The World Conference ended up dividing the delegates: 89 for the new Treaty and 55 against it. In fact, it represented two confronting views of the Internet governance. On the one hand we have those States that wanted to extend the ITU’s role while […]

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The eG8 Summit in Paris – a step forward for global Internet and broadband policy

The eG8 Summit in Paris – a step forward for global Internet and broadband policy

Under considerable media attention the e-G8 summit was held in Paris on May 24 and 25, the two days prior to the Deauville G8 summit of Heads of States, to discuss and propose a number of initiatives to highlight the importance of the Internet for our globalised world and economies.

I had the pleasure to attend the meeting representing Telefónica and believe that it is worth pointing out some interesting issues of the debates.

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The eG8 Forum in Paris, a “Première” for the G8 meeting.

The eG8 Forum in Paris, a “Première” for the G8 meeting.

Today, there are 2 relevant events taking place in Paris and touching interesting Public Policy issues.

The first one is the well-known eG8 Forum, a key event previous to the G8 meeting of the world´s richest 8 countries, leaded by the Presidency of this year, France. The G8 heads of states will meet in Deauville the next 26-27 May.

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