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Pre-Registration Open for Brazil's Global Internet Governance Event

Written by Sara Moreira On 7 February 2014 @ 10:12 am | 2 Comments

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In preparation for the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance [1] that will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on 23-24 April 2014, the organizers are now accepting pre-registrations through a form for expression of interest [2]. The event is a partnership between the state-convened Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br), and the non-governmental multistakeholder platform ./1net.

According to the website of the event, NetMundial.br [3]

This meeting will focus on crafting Internet governance principles and proposing a roadmap for the further evolution of the Internet governance ecosystem.

The organization of a global Internet governance event began a few weeks after Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff delivered a speech [4] before the United Nations General Assembly in September 2013, when she criticized the United States for spying and mentioned [5] that Brazil “[would] present proposals for the establishment of a civilian multilateral framework for the governance and use of the Internet and to ensure the effective protection of data that travels through the web.”

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URLs in this post:

[1] Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance: http://netmundial.br/

[2] form for expression of interest: http://content.netmundial.br/interests/expression

[3] NetMundial.br: http://netmundial.br

[4] speech: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/24/brazil-president-un-speech-nsa-surveillance

[5] mentioned: https://advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org/2013/10/15/brazil-the-new-internet-freedom-champion/

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