Gender equality in focus on Stockholm Internet Forum 2015

This year’s Stockholm Internet Forum (SIF), which is the fourth forum in the series, will take place on October 21st and 22nd at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, hosted by Sida. The theme will be a multi-dimensional approach to “access”, with a special emphasis on gender equality issues. Stockholm Internet Forum is an international forum for in-depth […]

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HOW WE FIND THE #SIF15 PARTICIPANTS

As you know, you are still able to nominate participants for SIF15 online. Click here to recommend someone with an interest in and knowledge of internet freedom, access and gender equality issues. The nomination process To find as many interesting, knowledgeable and relevant participants as possible, we turn to the country-specific knowledge of Swedish embassies […]

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What about gender equality? – no. 1 best of SIF14

During SIF14 the hashtag #sif14gender was created as participants felt that issues of gender equality were missing from the discussions. Participants raised issues to do with gender and inequality, and created a space for discussions. These issues are highly relevant and will be given special focus during this year’s SIF and the theme ‘Access’! “It […]

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Applying the rule of law online – no. 3 best of SIF14

What is the rule of law in the internet context? How should it be shaped and applied? During last year’s edition to Stockholm Internet Forum, the panel of the second main session discussed how the 13 International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance can be used as guidance to apply the […]

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Top four Best of SIF14

With SIF15 coming up, it’s time to take a look at some of the best sessions and outcomes of last year’s conference. We have put together a short top 4 list to put you in the mood for this year’s edition of Stockholm Internet Forum. Here’s number four: The concept returns… The Unconference sessions, where […]

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Three months to go…

With three month to go, preparations for the fourth Stockholm Internet Forum are well under way. As for practicalities, we are happy to announce that the Stockholm Internet Forum 2015 (SIF15) will be held at Münchenbryggeriet in the centre of Stockholm, the same venue as for SIF14 and SIF13. We are also pleased to announce […]

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