The RIPE Academic Cooperation Initiative (RACI)

The RIPE Academic Cooperation Initiative (RACI) is again looking for talented academics in the field of Internet technology. Successful applicants receive complimentary tickets, travel and accommodation to the meetings and the opportunity to present their research. If you are working on something interesting, please apply! If you know someone in your network who is, please […]

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Closing BC’s Indigenous Internet Gap

Up to two-thirds of First Nations communities still lack basic access. To fix that requires more than piecemeal solutions, says one advocate. Thanks to a new law implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, British Columbia is now legally required to protect and uphold Indigenous Peoples’ human rights. But — like most UN-recognized […]


Diplo Monthly Debriefing

Internet governance in October 2019 Tuesday, 29th October, 13:00 CET (12:00 UTC)OnlineWhat were the main Internet governance updates in October? How will recent updates influence the developments in upcoming months? Join us for our next monthly briefing on Tuesday, 29th October, online at 13:00 CET (12:00 UTC) for a round-up of the major global IG and digital policy developments.     […]


Conference Call

mySociety are delighted to announce that the 6th annual The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference (TICTeC) will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland, on 24 and 25 March 2020. TICTeC brings together 200 participants from over 30 countries: those building and using civic/democratic tools for the public good and researchers studying their effectiveness. The conference focuses on discussing what works in terms of […]

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Cybersecurity, Data Protection and the Digital Future of the BRICS

Friday 30 August, at FGV we will host the CyberBRICS Seminar “5G and New Digital Infrastructures in the BRICS” The event will start at 14:00 (GMT-3) and live streaming will be available using this link The debate is particularly relevant in light of the recent Joint Declaration of the BRICS Ministers for ICTs, calling for “increased […]


Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in Africa- Free Course

We want to let you know that registration is now open for a free six-week Wits University online course, “Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in Africa”, aimed at empowering activists, students, regulators, journalists, lawyers, and anyone interested in ensuring a free, pluralistic and independent African media. The course begins on Friday 4 October, 2019. […]


Applications open for the 2020 Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy

Diplo is now accepting applications for the 2020 Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy, and the Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy with a specialisation in Internet Governance. These unique postgraduate programmes, offered in co-operation with the University of Malta, include a 10-day residential workshop in Malta followed by 16–20 months of online learning. Visit the Master in […]



Professor Scott ShackelfordDirector, Program on Cybersecurity and Internet GovernanceChair, IU Bloomington Cybersecurity ProgramSenior Fellow, Center for Applied Cybersecurity ResearchResearch Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs812/856–6728  /  [email protected] The Program on Cybersecurity and Internet Governance, created in January 2017, brings together scholars from across Indiana University and beyond to build scholarly networks, as well as seek out […]