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Published on
November 5, 2020

The Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network hosted a special Forum at the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.

Watch the recording of the Forum here.

The Forum of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network provided stakeholders with an update on the work of the Policy Network in 2020, in particular about the release of 12 I&J Outcome Documents developed by more than 120 Members of the three Policy Programs of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network (Data & Jurisdiction, Content & Jurisdiction and Domains & Jurisdiction) that implement the Berlin Roadmap of the 3rd Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network.

In addition, the Forum gave a preview of the Internet & Jurisdiction and UN ECLAC Regional Status Report 2020, which is to be launched at the end of November 2020. It also reported on the 2020 regional initiatives of the Policy Network with a special focus on Japan, Africa and Latin America.

Speakers of the session included: 

- Robert Young, Legal Counsel, Canada - Department of Global Affairs, Coordinator, Data & Jurisdiction Contact Group
- Wolfgang Schulz, Professor, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), Coordinator, Content & Jurisdiction Contact Group
- Brian Cimbolic, Deputy General Counsel, Public Interest Registry (PIR), Coordinator, Domains & Jurisdiction Contact Group
- Fernanda Domingos, Federal Prosecutor, Brazil - Federal Prosecutor's Office of the State of São Paulo
- Marc Porret, Legal Officer, United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (UNCTED)
- Emma Llanso, Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT)
- Peter Stern, Director, Content Policy Stakeholder Engagement, Facebook
- Peter van Roste, General Manager, Council of European National Top-Level Domain Registries (CENTR)

The Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was hosted online by the United Nations from November 2-17, 2020. The Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network has participated in the IGF since 2012 with special sessions and workshops.