Hivos high level training on Internet Governance in Tunisia

June 26, 2013

During the 3rd Freedom Online Conference, Joint Action for Free Expression on the Internet, convened in Tunisia on 17-18 June 2013, Hivos in cooperation with DiploFoundation (Diplo) and Tunisian Internet Agency (ATI) organised a high level training on Internet Governance. The session was held on 16 June 2013 as a pre-event to the conference and focused mainly on emerging policy processes related to Internet Governance.

A wide range of topics was covered, including: online freedoms, rights and principles, local content and services, jurisdiction and territoriality, critical infrastructure and resources, economic models, cyber-security, privacy and data-protection. The session, which targeted Ministers, Parliamentarians, high officials and corporate and civil society leaders, also explored the possibility of conducting joint capacity building programmes in the MENA region as well as setting up regional and global partnerships.

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