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The Eighth Internet Governance Forum Workshop on Enhanced Cooperation for Sustainable Internet Development will be held by CNNIC Source: Time:Oct 18, 2013

The eighth annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held in Bali, Indonesia from 22 to 25 October 2013. The overall theme of the IGF 2013, the result of an all-encompassing consultation process amongst IGF stakeholders since the 2012 meeting, will be ‘Building Bridges - Enhancing Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development.


This year, the IGF thematic focus will continue to evolve and move forward to meet the expectations of the growing Internet community. While maintaining the traditional IGF thematic discussions, it will introduce new formats and refocus the traditional issues of previous years, thus keeping the IGF responsive to evolving needs.


On behalf of China, CNNIC will open up a workshop at 16:30-18:00 on October 24. The theme is ‘Enhanced Cooperation for Sustainable Internet Development’, focusing on experience of international cooperation, development direction of enhanced cooperation for Internet governance and cooperation for sustainable Internet development. This workshop intends to invite global experts in related fields, including Xiaodong Li (Executive Director of CNNIC), Yu-Chuang Kuek (VP of ICANN responsible for the AP region), William Drake (Professor of University of Zurich & Member of the Board of Directors of EURALO), Y.J Park (Professor of State University of New York) and Norbert Bollow (Representative of FOSS).

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