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2012 Internet Governance Forum

Internet Governance for Sustainable Human, Economic and Social Development

November 6-9 | Baku Azerbaijan
Venue: Baku Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre
 
This event provides an opportunity to those with decision-making authority in the public and private sectors, as well as civil society, to engage with a diverse array of Internet constituents, including the internet Society and its team of ambassadors.
 

IGF Social Media Cloud

Throughout the 2012 IGF, The Internet Society and Diplofoundation maintained a social media aggregator to monitor how the event was being followed and discussed through various social media channels. They key findings showed a number of interesting trends and concerns raised by interested parties from around the world.
 

Videos From IGF 2012

It's been a busy week in Baku. Find video highlights as well as interviews from attendees in our IGF 2012 video section.

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IGF 2012 Themes

IG4D / Internet governance for development (IG4D)
Pending expansion of the Top Level Domain Space, Enabling Environment, Infrastructure issues. 
 
Emerging issues
Technical measures to address concerns about the online market for counterfeit goods and digital copyright infringement, as well as ever-stronger demands to enlist Internet intermediaries as the instrument of law enforcement.
 
Managing critical Internet resources
Issues pertaining to Critical Internet Resources, and associated Internet Governance choices, challenges and needs in an interconnected world.
 
Security, openness and privacy
A wide range of issues relevant to and impacting Security, Privacy and Openness of the Internet including as they relate to human rights and access to knowledge.
 
Access and diversity
A range of access and diversity issues with an emphasis on the social and economic development dimensions. The session will be interactive in nature and should not include any formal presentations.