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9th Internet Governance Forum in turkey topics include Human Rights, Network Neutrality and Child Protection

9th Internet Governance Forum in turkey topics include Human Rights, Network Neutrality and Child Protection

Governance, Internet
The 2014 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 2-5 September. This UN-initiated body is a multi-stakeholder, non-decision making forum of global importance for forward-looking discussions on Internet issues. Ministers and Internet leaders  will discuss the theme "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multi-stakeholder Internet Governance". The 9th IGF will also address topics raised at the NETmundial conference in Brazil earlier this year, including net neutrality, the role and responsibilities of different stakeholders, jurisdiction issues and the application of Internet governance principles. IGF participants will also respond to the NETmundial statement. The IGF is what the UN calls a “multi-stakeholder” gathering, which means it’s not just government