Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, is chair of the Global Commission on Internet Governance. (UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré)

The Global Commission on Internet Governance was established in January 2014, to articulate and advance a strategic vision for the future Internet governance. 

Chaired by Carl Bildt, the commission will inform concrete policy recommendations for the future of Internet governance, by providing a framework both for coordination among advanced industrial democracies and for addressing the interests and values of states that are uncertain about the future of multi-stakeholder governance. 

Launched by two independent global think tanks, CIGI and Chatham House, the Global Commission on Internet Governance will help educate the wider public on the most effective ways to promote Internet access, while simultaneously championing the principles of freedom of expression and the free flow of ideas over the Internet.

For more information, please visit the project page: www.ourinternet.org.

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Eric Jardine

CIGI Fellow

Eric Jardine is an assistant professor of political science at Virginia Tech and a fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Eric's research focuses on the uses and abuses of the Dark Web, measuring trends in cybersecurity, how people adapt to changing risk perceptions when using new security technologies, and the inherent politics surrounding both anonymity-granting technologies and encryption. He is the co-author of the book Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online

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Carl Bildt

CIGI Distinguished Fellow

Carl Bildt is a CIGI distinguished fellow, effective December 2014. A renowned diplomat, he served as prime minister of Sweden from 1991 to 1994, and foreign minister from 2006 to 2014. Carl currently serves as Chair of the Global Commission on Internet Governance, a joint initiative between CIGI and Chatham House.

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David Mussington

CIGI Senior Fellow

David Mussington is a senior fellow with CIGI’s Global Security & Politics Program, effective August 2016. David works on issues centered around cybersecurity, cyberdefense and cybercrime.

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Eileen Donahoe

CIGI Distinguished Fellow

Eileen Donahoe is a distinguished fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation where she focuses on Internet governance, global digital policy, international human rights and cybersecurity. Previously, she served as the first US Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.

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Paul Twomey

Distinguished Fellow

Paul Twomey is a distinguished fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation where he focuses on Internet governance, e-commerce  and cyber security. Paul sits as a Commissioner on the Global Commission for Internet Governance (GCIG).

 

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