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Internet Society IGF 2010 Achievements

The Internet Society was involved in a wide range of activities at this year’s IGF meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania. Highlights include:

Lynn St. Amour’s speech in the Opening Session.
Meeting with the United Nations Assistant Secretary-Gene…


October 11th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

IGF-USA 2010 at Georgetown Law Center in DC July 21

The second IGF-USA will take place July 21, 2010 at the Georgetown Law Center, in Washington, D.C. The one-day event will offer expert panels and workshops on important global Internet governance issues, as well as a plenary session on the continuation of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum. If you are interested in receiving information about the Read more…


New Internet leaders take to the global stage

[Geneva, Switzerland and Washington D.C., 8 June 2010] – As the Internet rapidly evolves into a truly global medium central to all aspects of human affairs, the need intensifies for future leaders to be drawn from all regions of the world and all walks of life. The Internet Society, uniquely positioned to meet this need, […]


June 8th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment

ISOC Next Generation Leaders – Upcoming Call for Applications

On 15 March 2010, the ISOC NGL will open up three calls for applications for the following components:  the ISOC Fellowship to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the ISOC Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Ambassadors programme, and the new ISOC NGL eLearning programme. To learn more about the NGL, and each of the three components, Read more…


Internet Society Participation in the Internet Governance Forum 2009

The Internet Society has submitted formal comments to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), on taking stock of the IGF2009 meeting in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt and on the agenda and format of the 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania meeting (14-17 September).
In the comments, ISOC notes that the IGF continues to evolve and commends the “Forum?s willingness to […]


January 19th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

2009 Year End Message from ISOC President & CEO

Thanks for an Extraordinary Year of Achievements from Lynn St.Amour, President and CEO of ISOC Dear Members, Friends, and Colleagues, The end of 2009 is here – and what a year it has been. The Internet Society continued to prosper in 2009, the results of our work reaching wider and deeper than ever before. So Read more…


January 11th, 2010 by | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Date: 14 November 2009
Time: 13:30-17:00 local time (12:00-15:00 UTC)
Location: Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt
Venue: Red Sea Room, Maritim Sharm el Sheikh International Congress Center (IGF venue)
The “IGF Issues – Briefing and Discussion Forum” will include a briefing on IGF themes and workshops and cover issues of interest to our members in preparation for the IGF. It […]


October 30th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , |

DiploFoundation begins research survey on the impact of the IGF

Contributed by DiploFoundation
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) process is a direct result of the UN World Summit on the Information Society. It offers a forum for developing discussions about Internet Governance in a multistakeholder environment which allows for not only cross-border but cross-stakeholder sharing on an equal basis of partners from governments, civil society, business, […]


October 2nd, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |

ISOC announces Ambassadors for IGF 2009

[6 August 2009] The Internet Society is pleased to announce the list of candidates chosen as ISOC Ambassadors for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt in November 2009.
The Ambassador program is designed to involve members in ISOC’s global engagement activities while providing valuable expertise and know-how to […]


August 6th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |