Internet Governance: why it concerns you
Early this month, civil society delegates from all over Southeast Asia converged in Hong Kong to attend and contribute to the 1st Asia-Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF). The purpose was singular: to be heard in the global multi-stakeholder forum where there is an ongoing discussion on issues surrounding the Internet. The civil society group, after a week-long consultation, has come out with the following statement:
Civil society in Southeast Asia hopes that this statement will reach the ears of the global IGF, the fifth of which will be held in September 2010 at Vilnius, Lithuania. We hope that issues that affect us will be given more weight in discussions during the 5th IGF. To learn more about the Internet Governance Forum, please click here.