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The Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG) has held a two-day meeting in Accra to discuss Internet-related opportunities and challenges in Africa, including issues of access and sustainable development.

Chaired by former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt, the GCIG 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 perspective on the future of multi-stakeholder Internet governance.

“The Internet will soon be the infrastructure of all of our other infrastructures,” said Carl Bildt, Chair of the Global Commission on Internet Governance.

“As a global community, we must consider the...

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