High costs of access and slow (or no) connection is the reality for most people today. This session will draw lessons from recent research and practice and explore viable ways to ensure a more affordable, open, free, and neutral Internet.
Starting today the first ever replica of Stockholm Internet Forum – Maputo Internet Forum (MIF) – is held to discuss internet access, freedom, openness and security in Mozambique.
SIF is steadily approaching. And while we are certainly most happy to be able to host the fourth annual Stockholm Internet Forum – with it’s demarkation points of its own – we are very well aware of the number of other interesting and relevant processes in the field of ICT, cyber issues and internet governance. […]
To make the most of the great body of knowledge and ideas gathered at #SIF15, the participants are encouraged to arrange their own #SIF15 talk during two Unconference sessions. Here’s how the #SIF15 Unconference works: Step 1 – pitching your #SIF15 talk – last day to pitch is 13 October, 12.00 (CET). As from today, […]
In one of the parallel panels of #SIF15, we want to explore today’s challenges for women leaders in organizations producing media content, and how we can collectively work to overcome these challenges for future generations. It is no secret that women are under-represented in the ICT sectors. What impact can ‘levelling the playing field ‘ […]
We are proud to announce this open call for contributions to the My Story: Gendered Access around the World Exhibition at Stockholm Internet Forum. The My Story: Gendered Access around the World Exhibition uses storytelling to explore both the empowering potential of the Internet as well as the “dark side” of ICTs, including the many […]
One of the panels during SIF15 aims to explore the possibilities of cross-expertise collaboration to ensure a safe online environment for Human Rights Defenders. The situation for Human Rights Defenders worldwide is rapidly getting more complicated – often dangerous. This is clearly related to the shrinking space for civil society in many countries, but also […]
Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Director-General of Sida, is welcoming you to Stockholm Internet Forum 2015.
We are very proud to present the majority of the #SIF15 participants. The names can be found here. The list will be updated.
The gender-based violence online panel aims to explore how gender-based violence online affects the participation of women and WHRD in online spaces, and what counter-strategies are being developed. Over the world we can see an on-going trend of female journalists and WHRD activist withdrawing from online discussions and conversations due to the fear of threats […]