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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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Say no to Internet shutdowns and content filtering

Say no to Internet shutdowns and content filtering

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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Start a SIG

Start a SIG

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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What is a Special Interest Group (SIG)? Internet Society Special Interest Groups or SIGs are formed by Internet Society...

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Europe news

RIPE 75 starts in Dubai next week
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Deploy360 20 October 2017

RIPE 75 starts in Dubai next week

The RIPE 75 meeting is happening next week in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and it’s going to be a busy week...

ENOG 14 in Minsk
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Deploy360 19 October 2017

ENOG 14 in Minsk

The 14th Eurasia Network Operator’s Group (ENOG 14) that was held on 9-10 October 2017 in Minsk, Belarus featured 234 participants...

IPv6 prefix assignment BCOP published as RIPE-690
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Deploy360 18 October 2017

IPv6 prefix assignment BCOP published as RIPE-690

We’re pleased to announce that after a year of intensive work by IPv6 experts around the world, supported by...

A Community Network in the Remote Georgian Region of Tusheti
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Access 9 October 2017

A Community Network in the Remote Georgian Region of Tusheti

About a year ago, Internet Society partnered with its Georgian Chapter, Small and Medium Telecom Operators Association of Georgia,...

Deploy360 @ ENOG 14
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Deploy360 9 October 2017

Deploy360 @ ENOG 14

Our colleague Jan Žorž from the Deploy360 team will be presenting at the 14th Eurasia Network Operators Groups (ENOG 14)...

Response to the Community on .CAT Issues
Access 6 October 2017

Response to the Community on .CAT Issues

Last week I published a statement about Internet blocking measures in Catalonia, Spain. The situation in Catalonia is delicate...

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Europe team

Frédéric Donck

Regional Bureau Director for Europe

Ceren Ünal

Manager, Chapter Development- 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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