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The High Politics of Internet Governance

Location 
International Affairs Building, Room 1512

Date

October 30, 2015
1:00pm to 2:00pm
On December 15-16 in New York, the United Nations is convening a General Assembly High-Level Meeting to review the goals of the World Summit on the Information Society after a decade (WSIS+10) and to craft a future vision for the information society. Input from various stakeholders has raised questions about the future of the Internet and who will run it. This Columbia SIPA panel will explain the implications of this dialog for Internet sustainability, security, and freedom, and how this high-level discussion connects to the planned transition of U.S. oversight in Internet governance.

Moderator:
Merit Janow, Dean, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University

Panel:
Laura DeNardis, Professor, American University, and Senior Research Scholar, Columbia SIPA
Gordon Goldstein, Managing Director and Head of External Affairs, Silver Lake Group
Ambassador David Gross, Partner, Wiley Rein
Veni Markovski, Vice President, ICANN
Ambassador Janis Mazeiks, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Latvia to the United Nations
Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations

Contact 

For more information about this event:

Stacie Burroughs
sb3693@columbia.edu