[IRPCoalition] Communication of the European Commisson: "Internet Policy and Governance - Europe's role in shaping the future of Internet Governance"

Marianne Franklin m.i.franklin at gold.ac.uk
Thu Feb 13 11:44:30 EET 2014

Dear Andrea

Thanks for posting this. The EU statement will be part of the 
discussions today at the UK IGF

I will be representing the IRP Coalition on the afternoon panel on 
Internet Governance Principles where this announcement will be tabled 
for discussion.

Am pasting in below the full agenda for the workshops. The keynote 
address before the lunch break is from Ed Vaizy, Minister for Culture, 
Communication, and the Creative Industries.


*Event: *UK-IGF Spring 2014 

*Date: *Thursday 13^th February 2014**

*Location: *Central Hall, Westminster, London, SW1H 9NH

*Timings:* Registration at 9am.  The forum will run 9.30-5pm.  Lunch 
will be provided.

*Event purpose:*      Nominet is pleased to be sponsoring the 2014 
spring messaging session of the UK-IGF. This event is intended to kick 
off preparations for the Global IGF which will be held on 2^nd -5th 
September in Istanbul.  The topics on today's agenda have been 
identified by the UK-IGF committee.  The afternoon workshops on Child 
online protection, Internet Governance Principles and law enforcement & 
Surveillance have all been organised by members of the community.  The 
discussions at this event will feed into other global discussions, as 
well as the IGF in September.

*Workshops:*             There are three parallel workshop sessions 
scheduled at the UK-IGF.  This will be held 2-3.30pm, with the session 
moderators reporting back to the main room at 3.45pm.  The full agenda 
for the day is attached along with the speaker profiles.


*The workshop details are*:

*a)**Is the UK setting the standards for child online protection or 
going over the top? - **Robert Perks Room (Main room)**



·Simon Milner, Facebook (Moderator)

·Dan Butler, Virgin Media

·Will Gardner, Childnet International

·Jim Killock, Open Rights Group

·Jeremy Olivier, OfCOM

*b)**Will Internet governance principles enable a better Internet? -- 
*Maurice Barnett Room**


·Matthew McDermott, Access Partnership (Moderator)

·Paul Blaker, DCMS

·Marianne Franklin, Goldsmiths (University of London)

·Nigel Hickson, ICANN

·Jean-Jacques Sahel, Microsoft

·Matthew Shears, Center for Democracy and Technology

*c) **Surveillance and Law Enforcement - **Dinsdale Young Room***


·Ian Fish, BCS (Moderator)

·John Doody, BCS

·David Williams, BCS

I look forward to seeing you all tomorrow. Please do let me know if you 
have any questions or need any further information.  My mobile number is 
below, in case of any issues on the day.

Kind regards,

Laura Hutchison
Policy Executive

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On 12/02/2014 15:08, Andrea Glorioso wrote:
> [ Apologies for cross-posting. Please share as you deem appropriate ]
> Dear all,
> I would like to let you know that today (12 February 2013) the 
> European Commission has adopted its formal policy position on Internet 
> governance, via a Communication to the European Parliament, the 
> Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee 
> of the Regions: "Internet Policy and Governance - Europe's role in 
> shaping the future of Internet governance" (COM(2014) 72/4).
> The press release of the adoption is available at 
> http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-14-142_en.htm .
> The text of the Communication is available at 
> http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/dae/document.cfm?doc_id=4453 
> .
> The statement by Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European 
> Commission and Commissioner for the Digital Agenda, is available at 
> http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I086325 .
> I hope you find this information useful and the content of the 
> Communication interesting.
> Best,
> Andrea
> --
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Dr Marianne Franklin
Professor of Global Media and Politics
Convener: Global Media & Transnational Communications Program
Goldsmiths (University of London)
Department of Media & Communications
New Cross, London SE14 6NW
Tel: +44 20 7919 7072
<m.i.franklin at gold.ac.uk>
Co-Chair Internet Rights & Principles Coalition (UN IGF)

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