Lancement Réussi pour la Plate Forme Genevoise pour la Gouvernance de l'Internet (GIP)

Communiqué de presse – Diffusion immédiate

Lancement réussi pour la Plate forme genevoise pour la gouvernance de l'Internet (Geneva Internet Platform-GIP)

Genève, plaque tournante de la gouvernance numérique

Genève, Suisse - Mercredi 9 avril 2014: La communauté diplomatique et les médias mobilisés pour l'inauguration du GIP le mardi 8 avril 2014.

The Internet Needs Better Governance, Starting Now

Neelie KROES

Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda

The Internet needs better governance, starting now

Opening remarks, NETMundial

Sao Paulo, Brazil, 23 April 2014

To add your comment to this speech, see the social version of the speech here

This could be an historic gathering.

At NETmundial, Internet Governance Strikers shall not be Eager to Score National Goals

NETmundial, the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance, is starting this Wednesday in São Paulo, Brazil. It will focus on crafting Internet governance (IG) principles and proposing a roadmap for the further evolution of the IG ecosystem.

Jovan Kurbalija, director of the Geneva Internet Platform, is on the ground in Brazil. He insists on the necessity of a compromise and of a consensus-based approach. Jovan can be contacted in São Paulo at

In the Corridors of NETmundial

First disappointments can be heard in the corridors of the NETmundial summit as it is about to start this morning. Some voices are concerned that the current draft of the final declaration is ‘more of the same’ from previous IG negotiations.

Predicting NETmundial: What does Data-mining the Contributions tell us?

The NETmundial preparations are being watched from around the world, but what can we really learn from the process at this stage? This article gives us a summary of the GIP quantitative and qualitative analysis of actual word usage, applying data mining techniques to the 188 submissions to the outcome document draft for the NETmundial meeting. Spoiler alert: the top topic is 'incusiveness and participation'.


What is NETmundial?

The article from APC:

NEW YORK, 10 April 2014 (APCNews)

NETmundial will take place on 23-24 April 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Find out more about this meeting, its importance, the issues that will be discussed there, and why and how you should be involved in this FAQ.

What is NETmundial?

Le Temps - A São Paulo, le Choc des Internets

Le Temps,  lundi 14 avril 2014

'A la suite de l’affaire Snowden, le Brésil organise Net Mundial les 23 et 24 avril. Cette conférence mondiale vise une gouvernance de la Toile affranchie du joug des Etats-Unis. Dans cette lutte de pouvoir, la Genève internationale joue les médiatrices'


Press Release - A Successful Start for the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP)


For immediate release:

A successful start for the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP)

Reshaping digital governance: why Geneva matters

Geneva, Switzerland – 9 April 2014: Diplomatic community and media mobilised for the launch of the GIP on 8 April.

Preparations for crucial upcoming NETmundial meeting taking place in Geneva


The Geneva Internet Platform is an initiative of the Swiss authorities


Members of the Steering Committee are FDFA, OFCOM and the Canton of Geneva

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