The Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM) was established as an affiliated research institute of the International University of Japan in 1991. Since its establishment, GLOCOM has focused on interdisciplinary Japanese research and information society research and practice rooted in the development and spread of information and communication technologies, and it aims to always be a cutting-edge research institute for new social trends as a point of contact for industry, government, academia, and the public.
Adam Peake attended NETmudial “Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance”, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 23-24 April, as a member of the meeting’s Executive Multistakeholder Committee.
Conference website NETmundial.brVideo of the closing ceremony
NETmundial “Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance”. The meeting developed a set of universal principles for Internet governance and proposed a roadmap for the future development of the Internet governance ecosystem.
NETmundial was opened by Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff. During the opening ceremony the President also signed into law “Marco Civil da Internet”, new legislation that established principles and rights for the use of Internet in Brazil, an Internet Bill of Rights.
The Executive Multistakeholder Committee was responsible for the agenda of the meeting, its format, and the process that developed the meeting outcome documents, which were derived from more that 180 substantive contributions and 1,370 comments received from the global Internet community.