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Meeting of the High Level Group on Internet Governance (January 2010)

 - 29/01/2010

Internet Governance logo, High Level Group (HLIG)The High Level Group on Internet Governance (HLIG), an informal group of experts who advise the European Commission, met in Brussels on 27-28 January 2010.

The main subjects for consideration were: the evaluation and accountability to the Internet community process established by the ICANN – Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers by the Affirmation of Commitments (AOC) signed in September 2009 by the ICANN and the US Department of Commerce; information on security contingency for ccTLDs – country code Top Level Domains; presentation of the Dutch and Norwegian proposal for a new organisation of the GAC – ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee Secretariat; preparation of the public consultation to be held in February for the 5th IGF – Internet Governance Forum taking place in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 14-17 de September 2010, a topic that includes a presentation of the situation and most recent developments by the head of the IGF Secretariat, Markus Kummer; information on preparation of the 3rd EURODIG – European Dialogue on Internet Governance, the European IGF, scheduled for 29-30 April 2010, in Madrid; information on the Commonwealth IGF and on national IGFs planned for 2010 in EU countries.

Portugal was represented at the meeting by The Knowledge Society Agency (UMIC), through its President, Luis Magalhães, and the Head of International Relations, Ana Cristina Neves.

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