Press Conference: Carl Bildt to discuss ongoing work on Global Commission on Internet Governance

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Gatineau Room at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St., Ottawa, Canada
Nov 26

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/live. 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 Speakers

Fen Osler Hampson was a CIGI distinguished fellow and director of the Global Security & Politics Program (2012-2019). Currently he serves as chancellor’s professor at Carleton University and continues to provide leading research and insight to policy makers in the areas of Canadian foreign policy and international and regional security. He also serves as executive director of the World Refugee Council and was co-director of the Global Commission on Internet Governance and director of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.