NETmundial announces remote participation hubs in 23 countries

Will be 33 remote hubs that will provide real time interaction with the Meeting in Sao Paulo. The event will be also broadcast via web.

São Paulo,  April 4th, 2014 –  NETmundial – Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance which will be held in São Paulo on 23rd and 24th April – informs the remote hubs of participation that will allow real time interaction with the event in Sao Paulo. In a total of 33 spots, in 30 cities of 23 countries are confirmed.

The hubs will be set up in auditoriums of institutions and companies, in order to enable interested public to meet in groups to attend discussions NETmundial, plus the ability to interact and provide feedback during sessions.

Information regarding registration and how to participate will be announced shortly. In addition to participating into these hubs, everyone can follow the meeting live on the Internet.

Check out list of locations:

 

Country

City

Organizing Institution

Argentina

Buenos Aires

ISOC Argentina

Australia

Melbourne

ThoughtWorks

Brazil

Belem

PRODEPA – Cia. de Processamento de Dados do Estado do Pará

Brazil

São Paulo

Participa.br

China

Hong Kong

Google

Colombia

Bogota

Asociacion Colombiana de Usuarios de Internet

Colombia

Bogotá

Telefónica Movistar Colombia and Ministerio de tecnologías de información y comunicaciones (TIC)

Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo

NIC .DO, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra

Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo

NAP DEL CARIBE

Ecuador

Quito

ThoughtWorks Ecuador; Asociación de Software Libre del Ecuador (ASLE); Usuarios Digitales; Infodesarrollo; APC

Germany

Hamburg

ThoughtWorks

India

Bangalore

Centre for Internet and Society

India

Bangalore

Thoughtworks

India

Bhimavaram Town

Next Generation Incubation Center and local universities  and other stakeholders

India

Chennai

Internet Society India Chennai

India

Gurgaon

Thoughtworks

Indonesia

Jakarta

ID­IGF (Indonesia Internet Governance Forum), supported by Google Indonesia

Kenya

Nairobi

Internet Society, Kenya

Lebanon

Beirut

UNESCWA

Malta

Luqa

ISOC Malta

Moldova

Chisinau

Open Government Institute, Ministry of ICT, and possibly, World Bank Moldova office

Nigeria

Calabar

Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the ICT department, Government of Cross River State

Paraguay

Asunción

NGO TEDIC

South Africa

Johannesburg

Internet Society Gauteng Chapter

Spain

Madrid

Secretaría General Adjunta de Informática

Spain

Zaragoza

Internet Society, Aragón Chapter; Fundacion Zaragoza Ciudad del Conocimiento

Trinidad & Tobago

Port of Spain

Caribbean Telecommunications Union / Internet Society Trinidad and Tobago Chapter

Tunisia

Tunis

Tunisia IGF – MAG

United Kingdom

London

ThoughtWorks

Uruguay

Montevideo

Central Data Processing Service of Universidad de la República (SeCIU)

United States

Chicago & NYC

Thoughtworks

United States

New York

Thoughtworks

United States

San Francisco

Thoughtworks

 

About NETmundial

In the same year that the World Wide Web completes 25 years, Brazil serves as host for NETmundial – Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance. The meeting is organized in a partnership between the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) and /1Net, a forum that gathers international entities of the various stakeholders involved with Internet governance. This meeting will focus on the elaboration of principles of Internet governance and the proposal for a roadmap for future development of this ecosystem.

During this phase of content capture to feed discussions, the meeting has received 188 contributions, from 46 different countries. The proposal is to embrace all stakeholders requests in the new model of Internet governance that should have its development started in the meeting. NETmundial happens on April 23rd and 24th, 2014, in São Paulo, Brazil. For more information: http://www.netmundial.org.

About CGI.br

The Brazilian Internet Steering Committee, responsible for establishing strategic directives related to the use and development of the Internet in Brazil, coordinates and integrates all Internet service initiatives in the country, promoting the technical excellence, innovation and dissemination of offered services. Based on the principles of multilateralism, transparency and democracy, CGI.br represents a multistakeholder Internet governance model with the effective participation of all society sectors in their decisions. One of its formulations are the 10 Principles for the Governance and Use of the Internet (http://www.cgi.br/principios). More information: http://www.cgi.br

About /1net

/1net provides an inclusive and open platform to discuss Internet governance matters for all those interested (individuals, governments, civil society, academia, technicians, and business). More information on how to participate: http://1net.org