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The European Bureau aims to strengthen and broaden relationships with key stakeholders at European and national levels, while working with European decision makers to enhance security, privacy and ethical data handling and to promote the ecosystem of transparent, multistakeholder Internet governance, based on the values of openness and transparency.

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Trusted Internet

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Access for all

Internet Governance

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Europe news

IETF 101, Day 5: All Sorted, Innit?
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Deploy360 23 March 2018

IETF 101, Day 5: All Sorted, Innit?

This week is IETF 101 in London, and we’ve been bringing you daily blog posts highlighting the topics of interest...

The Dawn of New Digital Rights for Finnish Citizens
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Beyond the Net 22 March 2018

The Dawn of New Digital Rights for Finnish Citizens

I’m pleased to introduce our new project New Digital Rights MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), that will teach citizens...

IETF 101, Day 4: The Brass Tacks about DNS and Routing
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Deploy360 21 March 2018

IETF 101, Day 4: The Brass Tacks about DNS and Routing

This week is IETF 101 in London, and we’re bringing you daily blog posts highlighting the topics of interest to...

IETF 101, Day 3: TLS & DPRIVE is no Diet Coke
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Deploy360 20 March 2018

IETF 101, Day 3: TLS & DPRIVE is no Diet Coke

This week is IETF 101 in London, and we’re bringing you daily blog posts highlighting the topics of interest to...

Ferghana Valley IXP – Reducing the Digital Gap in Central Asia
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Beyond the Net 19 March 2018

Ferghana Valley IXP – Reducing the Digital Gap in Central Asia

The Internet Society Kyrgyzstan Chapter is implementing one of its first major projects supported by Beyond the Net Funding...

IETF 101, Day 2: A Bit of Rosie Lee (Mobility)
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Deploy360 19 March 2018

IETF 101, Day 2: A Bit of Rosie Lee (Mobility)

This week is IETF 101 in London, and we’re bringing you daily blog posts highlighting the topics of interest to...

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Europe newsletter

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 31 Mar 2018 – 06 Apr 2018
Newsletters 10 April 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 31 Mar 2018 – 06 Apr 2018

Internet Access EU: New data portability rules enter into force New EU-wide rules on data portability of online content...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 24 Mar 2018 – 30 Mar 2018
Newsletters 3 April 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 24 Mar 2018 – 30 Mar 2018

Internet Access EU: Commission answers Parliament question on Net Neutrality The European Commission (EC) came out in favour this...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 17 Mar 2018 – 23 Mar 2018
Access 26 March 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 17 Mar 2018 – 23 Mar 2018

Internet Access EU: WSIS Forum 2018 discusses how ICTs advance SDGs The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 10 Mar 2018 – 16 Mar 2018
Newsletters 21 March 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 10 Mar 2018 – 16 Mar 2018

Internet Access EU: 29th anniversary of the World Wide Web On the day the World Wide Web turn 29,...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 3 Mar 2018 – 9 Mar 2018
Newsletters 13 March 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 3 Mar 2018 – 9 Mar 2018

Internet Access EU: ETNO on spectrum compromise in the EECC On March 1, the EU co-legislators reached a deal...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 27 Jan 2018 – 2 Feb 2018
Access 12 February 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 27 Jan 2018 – 2 Feb 2018

Internet Access EU: Chair says 5G is BEREC’s top priority for this year On January 31, at the ETNO-MLex...

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Europe team

Frédéric Donck

Regional Bureau Director for Europe

Ceren Ünal

Regional Policy Manager- Europe

Maarit Palovirta

Senior Manager, Regional Affairs Europe

Our chapters

With 33 active Chapters in the region, the European Bureau hosts 25% of the global Internet Society Chapters. Our chapters from all parts of Europe, coming from diverse and multicultural backgrounds, support and contribute to our principles and mission through educational activities, community and public policy programs and events.

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