Milton Mueller

A - Room "Main Hall"

Thursday, June 18, 2015

- WEST
Debate: Audience and Panelist will debate the following questions: Is Transparent, Democratic, Representative & Legitimate Governance of the Internet Achievable in New MiLE? How? What can Latin America Contribute?
Jovan Kurbalija
Jovan Kurbalija
Geneva Internet Platform, Director
Philip Corwin
Philip Corwin
Virtualaw LLC, Principle
Vladimir Radunović
Vladimir Radunović
Diplo Foundation, director of e-diplomacy and cybersecurity educational and training programmes
Agustina Callegari
Agustina Callegari
Defensoría del Pueblo de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Centro de Protección de Datos Personales
Bruno Ramos
Bruno Ramos
ITU, Latin America Director

DEBATE - CRITICAL TOPIC & QUESTION: 

Is Transparent, Democratic, Representative & Legitimate Governance of the Internet Achievable in New MiLE?  If Yes, How? What can Latin America Contribute?

This new  Multilingual Internet and Landscape Ecosystem (MiLE) has created too many new challenges to an Internet Governance model already challenged to deliver for the old Internet let alone the new Ecosystem Born in 2014. The NSA surveillance at global level revealed by the Snowden revelations caused serious damage to Trust in many existing approaches on Internet Governance. Can this be repaired? How?

Reviews of the challenges and effectiveness to date of the many processes around including the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF), NETMundial, IANA Transition, and others and their ability to deliver in the new Ecosystem.

Attend to weigh in on the live debates on what needs to happen and be addressed head on to make internet Governance a global Democratic process for humanity which factors in the will of the people everywhere who will be governed by it and help shape a new model of the internet governance in the new Ecosystem to positively impact all stakeholders at local and global levels.