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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.

Regional focus

Trusted Internet

Cybersecurity&Online Privacy

Access for all

Internet Governance

Community Empowerment

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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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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

Remembering Pål Spilling
About Internet Society 17 January 2018

Remembering Pål Spilling

It is with a heavy heart that I report to Internauts everywhere that one of the early pioneers of...

Hauling the Internet to an Ex-Soviet Outpost High in the Caucasus Mountains
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In the News 6 January 2018

Hauling the Internet to an Ex-Soviet Outpost High in the Caucasus Mountains

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The First Albanian Network Operators Forum
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Deploy360 4 December 2017

The First Albanian Network Operators Forum

On Tuesday, 14 November 2017, Albanian Internet Service Providers gathered in central Tirana for the first Albanian Network Operators...

ION Belgrade: So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, doviđenja!
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Deploy360 30 November 2017

ION Belgrade: So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, doviđenja!

Deploy360 organised its fifth ION Conference of the year on 23 November 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Belgrade,...

One Week to IPv6, Routing Security, and More at ION Belgrade
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Deploy360 16 November 2017

One Week to IPv6, Routing Security, and More at ION Belgrade

One week from today, we’ll be at ION Belgrade! Our last event of the year take place on Thursday,...

Reflections from Copenhagen: RIPE NCC IPv6 Hackathon and Danish IPv6 Day
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IPv6 13 November 2017

Reflections from Copenhagen: RIPE NCC IPv6 Hackathon and Danish IPv6 Day

On 4-5 November, a group of enthusiastic and skillful people gathered at the 6th RIPE NCC hackathon with a...

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Europe Newsletter

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 6 Jan 2018 – 12 Jan 2018
Trust 15 January 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 6 Jan 2018 – 12 Jan 2018

Internet Access EU: BEREC and RSPG’s solutions to facilitate mobile connectivity in challenge areas On January 10, the Body...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 30 Dec 2017 – 5 Jan 2018
Trust 8 January 2018

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 30 Dec 2017 – 5 Jan 2018

Internet Access EU: WP on Telecommunications and Information Society meeting The Working Party on Telecommunications and Information Society meets...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 2 Dec – 8 Dec 2017
Trust 17 December 2017

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 2 Dec – 8 Dec 2017

Internet Access EU: EU Telecommunications Ministers agree on 5G roadmap At the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy (TTE) Council meeting...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 18 Nov – 24 Nov 2017
Trust 27 November 2017

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 18 Nov – 24 Nov 2017

Internet Access EU: Council Conclusions on “Digital for Development” On November 20, the Council adopted Conclusions on “Digital for...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 11 Nov – 17 Nov 2017
Trust 23 November 2017

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 11 Nov – 17 Nov 2017

Internet Access EU: Is a compromise on spectrum getting closer? The Working Party on Telecommunications and Information Society is...

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 4 Nov – 10 Nov 2017
Trust 22 November 2017

European Regional Bureau Newsletter – 4 Nov – 10 Nov 2017

Internet Access EU: Feedback on the first trilogue on the European Electronic Communications Code On November 6, MEP Pilar...

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Promoting the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world.

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.

Members globally
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