GeoIGF 2016

The IGC Secretary Grigori Saghyan and Secretariat member Lianna Galstyan took part in the second meeting of the Georgian Internet Governance Forum (GeoIGF), held on 5 September, 2016 in Tbilisi. The Forum brought together around 180 Georgian and foreign participants, for a full day of discussions on Internet-related issues. 

Topics addressed included: the multistakeholder model of Internet governance, the gap in Internet access and broadband connectivity, copyright in the digital age, privacy and personal data protection, domain names, child safety online, and media and the Internet. The meeting was attended by representatives of public institutions, civil society organisations, academia, private companies, and the technical community.