The host of the Stockholm Internet Forum, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt, recently made a statement on the Swedish Government’s policy in the Swedish Parliamentary Debate on Foreign Affairs. In his statement, Mr Bildt commented on the importance of freedom on the internet. He emphasised that the same rights apply online as offline, […]
With four months to go, preparations for the third Stockholm Internet Forum are well under way. As for practicalities, we are happy to announce that the Stockholm Internet Forum 2014 (SIF14) will be held at Münchenbryggeriet in the centre of Stockholm, the same venue as for SIF13. We are also pleased to announce that on […]
SIF is an invitation-only event. However, for SIF14 we are giving you the possibility to recommend someone with an interest in and knowledge of internet freedom issues who you believe should be invited. Diversity is important for SIF. We are looking for participants from all over the world and from any possible interest group, be […]
We are happy to announce that the Stockholm Internet Forum will be held for the third time on 27–28 May 2014. As in previous years, the Forum aims to bring together policymakers, civil society representatives, activists, business representatives and technical community representatives from all over the world to deepen the discussion on how freedom and […]
All sessions at Stockholm Internet Forum 2013 were broadcasted live. We’ve gathered films from all sessions in one playlist on Youtube. You can also find the films at each session’s program page.
Today’s article is written by Dunja Mijatovic, who is the Representative on Freedom of the Media for the 57-country Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. She was one of the panellists at the 2013 Stockholm Internet Forum.
The Internet plays a singularly important role in our world today, whether we are doing business, communicating with friends, reading the news or shopping. As a means for accessing and disseminating information, the Internet’s reach is unprecedented.
Session 2: A free and open internet for global inclusive growth Session 2A: Secure and open communications: building political, economic and technical capacity Session 2B: Accelerating innovation in ICTs for transformative growth Session 2C: Transforming international development through ICT Wrap-up session: Internet freedom for global development – making progress?