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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 shutdowns cause major social and economic damage. We need to help governments understand shutdowns are not the solution! Here’s...

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What is an Internet Society Chapter? Internet Society Chapters are communities of like-minded people who work together to run...

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How to start a Special Interest Group The application and charter process is the same as for Internet Society Chapters, so...

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Europe news

Stakeholder Workshop Held to Discuss Tajikistan IXP
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Access 20 November 2018

Stakeholder Workshop Held to Discuss Tajikistan IXP

The Internet Society in conjunction with the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation – Tajikistan and the CAREN3 project organised an IXP...

Macron launches call in Paris to bring peace to cyberspace (in French)
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In the News 10 November 2018

Macron launches call in Paris to bring peace to cyberspace (in French)

Le Figaro
Digital Development Is the Way Forward: The Suusamyr Community Network Launches at CNX
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Community Networks 31 October 2018

Digital Development Is the Way Forward: The Suusamyr Community Network Launches at CNX

Asylbek Sanarbekov, a social worker in the village of Suusamyr, Kyrgyzstan, can often be seen standing outside of his...

GLIF 2018 Held at the Home of Hamlet
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Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) 17 October 2018

GLIF 2018 Held at the Home of Hamlet

The 18th Annual Global LambaGrid Workshop (GLIF 2018) was held on 18-21 September 2018 at the Kulturværftet in Helsingør...

Training the next generation of network engineers in Kyrgyzstan
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Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) 11 October 2018

Training the next generation of network engineers in Kyrgyzstan

The Internet Society in conjunction with Packet Clearing House (PCH), our Kyrgyzstan Chapter (ISOC-KG) and the CAREN Project organised...

Routing Security boosted by major network operators
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Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) 9 October 2018

Routing Security boosted by major network operators

There have been some important developments towards improving routing security over the past few weeks, with announcements at NLNOG...

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Europe newsletter

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 10 Nov – 16 Nov 2018
Newsletters 20 November 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 10 Nov – 16 Nov 2018

Internet Access EU: Broadband targets for 2020 will not be met, say Auditors Despite progress, not all of Europe’s...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 3 Nov – 9 Nov 2018
Newsletters 20 November 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 3 Nov – 9 Nov 2018

Internet Access EU: European Commission refutes claims of hacking in the WiFi4EU launch The European Commission strongly refuted claims...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 27 Oct – 2 Nov 2018
Newsletters 5 November 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 27 Oct – 2 Nov 2018

Internet Access EU: Nordic countries are top digital performers but EU digital divide remains The European Commission has published...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 20 Oct – 26 Oct 2018
Newsletters 5 November 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 20 Oct – 26 Oct 2018

Internet Access GLOBAL: Digital Commissioner Ansip talks connectivity in India The European Commission’s Vice President for the Digital Single...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 13 Oct – 19 Oct 2018
Newsletters 22 October 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 13 Oct – 19 Oct 2018

Internet Access EU: EU telecoms agency presents its draft 2019 work programme The Body of European Regulators for Electronic...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 5 Oct – 12 Oct 2018
Newsletters 16 October 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 5 Oct – 12 Oct 2018

Internet Access Lithuania: Commission approves €50m to improve rural connectivity The European Commission has given the green light for...

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Europe team

Frédéric Donck

Regional Bureau Director for Europe

Nick Hyrka

Community Manager, Europe

Maarit Palovirta

Senior Manager, Regional Affairs Europe

Ceren Ünal

Regional Policy Manager- 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.