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Bulgaria will host the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) 2015, with Unicart as a local organizer and an institutional partner on the part of the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications (MTITC). The event takes place annually to highlight in particular the specific European approach to Internet governance. The meeting will be held on 4 - 5 June 2015 in Sofia, Kempinsky Hotel Zografski.
What is EuroDIG?
EuroDIG is not a typical conference, but an open platform, the agenda of which is tailored by its participants. Everyone could join the preparation and the very meeting by proposing topics related to the hottest issues in the Internet field.
Hosts of EuroDIG are various European countries, in order to promote the national debates as an integral part of the European dialogue on the topic. All stakeholders participate (governments, research institutes, academy communities, media, businesses and civil society). A central role has the Council of Europe and the 47 member-states, since human rights and the right to freedom of expression and information in particular underlay the free and open Internet.
Established in 2008, until now EuroDIG has undergone seven editions – Strasburg 2008, Geneva 2009, Madrid 2010, Belgrade 2011, Stockholm 2012, Lisbon 2013, Berlin 2014.
Important Stages for the Preparation of EuroDIG 2015
31.12.2014 – 27.01.2015:
Online voting for the topics proposed at: www.eurodig.org
Organizational meeting in Sofia – selection of topics and motto for the conference
01.04.2015 - 31.05.2015:
Open registration (free of charge)
04.06.2015 - 05.06.2015:
EuroDIG 2015 in Kempinsky Hotel Zografski, Sofia
How to Participate?
By the end of December this year everyone could propose topics and discussion matters (related to issues belonging to the field of the Internet and Internet Governance) personally or on the behalf of a relevant community or company they represent.
Within January you can vote online for those topics, proposed until this point at the web-site of EuroDIG 2015, for which you assume that their discussion and resolution are of crucial significance.
During the open Organizational Meeting in January 2015, which You can also attend by defending your proposal or the one You have supported on the web-site, all proposals will be introduced and discussed in life and a decision will be made which ones have the greatest contribution to achieving the goals of Internet Governance, in order to enter the agenda of EuroDIG 2015.
Council of Europe, Federal Office of Communications Switzerland (OFCOM), European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Ripe NCC, European commission, EURALO, European Youth Forum, Co:llaboratory