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Internet governance book in Serbian launched

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Jovan Kurbalija’s An Introduction to Internet governance in Serbian (BCS) – Uvod u upravljanje internetom – was yesterday launched during the 19th Serbian Telecommunications Forum (Telfor), in Belgrade.

The event was attended by Serbian high-level officials, and around 150 representatives of engineering communities, telecom and ICT companies and providers, state institutions and the Press.

The launch was followed by a panel discussion with Nenad Marinkovic, director of the Serbian ccTLD (RNIDS), Milan Jankovic, Director of Serbian Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications RATEL, Jasna Matic, State Secretary for Digital Agenda of Serbia, and Dr Jovan Kurbalija, DiploFoundation.

The panel talked about key challenges and ongoing processes related to IG, with reference to the main challenges in Serbia, and stressed the importance of stakeholders’ involvement. The speakers also stressed the importance of Internet for business and society, and need for careful and co-operative governance. Complimentary copies of the book were distributed.

The Serbian/BCS version can be downloaded here, or viewed online here. Other translated versions can also be viewed and downloaded from http://igbook.diplomacy.edu

23 November 2011

 

Serbian IG book launch

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The recently published Uvod u upravljanje internetom, the Serbian/BCS version of Jovan Kurbalija’s An Introduction to Internet Governance, will be launched during the 19th Serbian Telecommunications Forum (Telfor), in Belgrade, Serbia, on 22 November. The launch will be followed by a panel discussion.

The panelists – Dr Jovan Kurbalija, DiploFoundation director and author of the book, Jasna Matic, State Secretary for Digital Agenda of Serbia, Nenad Marinkovic, director of the Serbian ccTLD (RNIDS), and Milan Jankovic, Director of Serbian Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications RATEL – will talk about key challenges and ongoing processes related to IG, with reference to the main challenges in Serbia.

The Serbian/BCS version can be downloaded here, or viewed online here. Other translated versions can also be viewed and downloaded from igbook.diplomacy.edu

18 November 2011
 

Ten years of the Cybercrime Convention: achievements and challenges

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Ten years have passed since the Convention on Cybercrime was opened for signature by the member states of the Council of Europe and by non-member states which had participated in its elaboration, in Budapest, on 23 November 2001.

To mark its 10th anniversary, an interactive discussion will be held on Thursday, 24th November, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Palais des Nations (Conference Room V) in Geneva.

DiploFoundation director Dr Jovan Kurbalija, Internet Governance specialist, and Dr Eduardo Gelbstein, former director of the UN International Computing Centre, will discuss a number of questions: 
  • What are the main challenges of cybersecurity? 
  • How can the right balance between security and human rights be achieved? 
  • What can be learned from the last 10 years of the Cybercrime Convention? 
  • Is the Cybercrime Convention a solution for global cyber problems?

The discussion will be moderated by Dr Petru Dumitriu, Permanent Observer of the Council of Europe.

To register for the event, please send an e-mail to bureau.geneve@coe.int

18 November 2011 

 
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