Ottawa, Canada – The Global Commission on Internet Governance will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, November 26, to discuss the ongoing work of the two-year initiative, following its meeting in Ottawa, Canada.

The press conference will feature former Prime Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt, chair of the Global Commission on Internet Governance, and Fen Hampson, co-director of the Global Commission on Internet Governance. Media must register in advance by contacting CIGI Communications Specialist Kevin Dias, [email protected]. A live, global webcast will be available at www.cigionline.org/webcast. Media questions can be asked via the live webcast.

The Global Commission on Internet Governance is a two-year initiative launched in January 2014 by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and Chatham House, and will produce a comprehensive stand on the future of multi-stakeholder Internet governance.

For more information on the Global Commission on Internet Governance, including its twenty-nine commissioners and thirty-five research advisers, please visit: www.ourinternet.org. Follow the Commission on Twitter @OurInternetGCIG.

Event: “Press Conference: Outcome of the Global Commission on Internet Governance Meeting in Ottawa,” presented by Carl Bildt and Fen Hampson

Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Time: 10-11 a.m.

Location: Gatineau Room at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario

MEDIA CONTACT:
Kevin Dias, Communications Specialist, CIGI
Tel: 519.885.2444, ext. 7238, Email: [email protected]  

Tammy Bender, Communications Manager, CIGI
Tel: 519.885.2444, ext. 7356, Email: [email protected]

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank on international governance. Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements. Conducting an active agenda of research, events and publications, CIGI’s interdisciplinary work includes collaboration with policy, business and academic communities around the world. CIGI was founded in 2001 by Jim Balsillie, then co-CEO of Research In Motion (BlackBerry), and collaborates with and gratefully acknowledges support from a number of strategic partners, in particular the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. For more information, please visit www.cigionline.org.

Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is based in London. Chatham House’s mission is to be a world-leading source of independent analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on how to build a prosperous and secure world for all. The institute: engages governments, the private sector, civil society and its members in open debates and confidential discussions about significant developments in international affairs; produces independent and rigorous analysis of critical global, regional and country-specific challenges and opportunities; and offers new ideas to decision-makers and -shapers on how these could best be tackled from the near- to the long-term. For more information, please visit www.chathamhouse.org.

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