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UNESCO at the 7th Annual Internet Governance Forum Meeting "‘Internet Governance for Sustainable Human, Economic and Social Development"

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The purpose of the IGF is to maximize the opportunity for open and inclusive dialogue and the exchange of ideas; create feedback loops between the different types of sessions; create opportunities to share best practices and experiences; listen, dialogue and learn as well as identify key themes that would, in the future, benefit from the multistakeholder perspective of the IGF.
UNESCO will organize three workshops and an open foum as following:

6 November, 14:30-16:00
WS 126 "EURid/UNESCO World Report on IDN Deployment 2012 – opportunities and challenges associated with IDNs and online multilingualism"

6 November, 16:30 - 18:00
- "Information Ethics and Internet Governance - Identity, design and preservation"

7 November, 9:00 - 10:30
- "Internet privacy and freedom of expression: UNESCO launches a global survey on legal frameworks"

8 November, 14:30 - 16:00
- UNESCO Open Forum "Digital preservation and multilingualism"

For more information:


Type of Event Category 4- International Congress
Start 06.11.2012 08:00 local time
End 09.11.2012 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Wachholz, Cedric
Organizer IGF Secretariat
Contact Cédric Wachholz ( and Mika Yamanaka (
Country Azerbaijan
City Baku
Street 36, Uzeyir Hajibayov str.
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 500
Official Website
Link 1 Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
Link 2 Host country's website
Link 3
Link 4


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