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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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Internet Governance

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Europe news

Montenegro: Learning Coding in Primary School
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Beyond the Net 4 July 2018

Montenegro: Learning Coding in Primary School

Although coding has yet to be upgraded from an extracurricular activity, a growing number of countries are introducing programming...

Meeting Europe’s Connectivity Challenge: The Role for Community Networks
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Community Networks 3 July 2018

Meeting Europe’s Connectivity Challenge: The Role for Community Networks

While Europe tops many charts in terms of Internet connectivity in global comparison, a number of challenges still persist....

ISOC advocates good MANRS within European R&E community
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Deploy360 3 July 2018

ISOC advocates good MANRS within European R&E community

The Internet Society will be participating in the GÉANT Services and Technology Forum this week, as it continues to develop...

IoT Security is the Heart of the Matter
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Internet of Things (IoT) 20 June 2018

IoT Security is the Heart of the Matter

The Internet Society is raising awareness around the issues and challenges with Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and the...

Article 13 of the Copyright Directive Raises Serious Questions
Public Policy 19 June 2018

Article 13 of the Copyright Directive Raises Serious Questions

The next couple of days will be important for the future of the Internet, as the European Parliament’s Committee...

SEE 7: Connectivity, Routing Security & IoT
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Deploy360 17 June 2018

SEE 7: Connectivity, Routing Security & IoT

The 7th RIPE South-East Europe (SEE 7) meeting is being held on 18-19 June 2018 in Timisoara, Romania, and is...

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Europe newsletter

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 8 – 14 September 2018
Access 18 September 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 8 – 14 September 2018

Internet Access EU: 5G regulators in Europe criticised for “heavy-handed” approach A new special report on 5G networks by...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 1 – 7 September 2018
Newsletters 11 September 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 1 – 7 September 2018

Internet Access EU: Lobbying intensifies ahead of key vote on EU Copyright Directive Both sides of the debate on...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 25 – 31 August 2018
Newsletters 3 September 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 25 – 31 August 2018

Internet Access EU: Commission blames Member States for being behind target on broadband coverage The European Commission has responded...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 26 May – 1 June 2018
Newsletters 5 June 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 26 May – 1 June 2018

Internet Access EU: 5G receives €250m investment boost The European Investment Bank has signed a €250m loan agreement with...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 12 May – 18 May 2018
Access 24 May 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 12 May – 18 May 2018

Internet Access Global: WEF new report on financing an Internet for All On May 14, the World Economic Forum...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 5 May – 11 May 2018
Newsletters 15 May 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 5 May – 11 May 2018

Internet Access EU: Vodafone and Liberty Global sign €19bn merger deal The UK-based telecoms operator has signed a deal...

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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.