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Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021

EuroDIG News

EuroDIG at the Internet Governance Forum

The UN Internet Governance Forum in Katowice and online is starting soon. Everyone who is not yet registered to participate can do so on the IGF website.

The programme this year is diverse and extensive, so we would like to point you to some formats that EuroDIG is involved in.

Thursday, December 9 at 11:30 UTC – EuroDIG Networking Session

We will be joined by our Subject Matter Experts Tatiana Tropina and Yrjö Länsipuro, as well as MEP Marina Kaljurand to reflect on a decade of European Internet Governance discussions
See here for more information: https://www.intgovforum.org/en/content/igf-2021-networking-57-european-stakeholder-dialogue

Friday, December 10 at 12:50 UTC - Main Session: The good, the bad and the ugly of the Internet in times of crises

The NRI Main Session will be moderated by EuroDIG‘s Secretary General Sandra Hoferichter and allows for an open exchange between different national and regional initiatives.

See here for more information: https://intgovforum.org/en/content/igf-2021-main-session-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-of-the-internet-in-times-of-crises

The EuroDIG Team is planning on participating in the IGF onsite in Katowice. If you want to join us online, make sure to add these sessions to your schedule.

Meet us in the IGF Village

EuroDIG also has a booth in the IGF village, where we would love to chat with you outside of sessions! Those who are also onsite can grab physical copies of our recent publications Media and Content: A Decade of Change. Coping with the digital shake-up and Security and Crime: A Decade of Change. Sharing responsibilities and getting the balance right through inclusive dialogue as well as the EuroDIG2021 Messages.

If you cannot be in Katowice but want a physical copy of the reports, please let us know at office@eurodig.org and we will send them to you!

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