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PIR Center's international seminar “Internet governance after WCIT-2012: Mapping key global trends and assessing Russia’s national interests” 30.05.2013

 

(In cooperation with Internet Support Foundation)


As a part of PIR Center’s Program

“International Information Security and Global Internet Governance”


May 30, 2013

Moscow, Leningradskaya Hilton Hotel

Kalanchevskaya st. 21/40, 2nd floor, Leningrad Hall

Agenda as of May 28, 2013

 

Focal issues of the international seminar:

  • Mapping the future of internet governance after WCIT-2012 from a global perspective: split of the Internet; a new better model of governance; no real change, etc.?
  • The process of shaping of Russia’s position on post-WCIT global internet governance: what are strategic national goals and underlying values?
  • Diverging approaches of Russia and Western states to the issues of global internet governance: what are the ways to overcome major contradictions and what is the price of consensus?
  • Global internet governance in the context of international security and development: how do technological and geopolitical shifts of architecture of the Net influence its security, resilience and incentives for further development of private IT-sector?

 

12.00-12.30

Welcome address & Opening remarks

 

  • Hamadoun TOURE, Secretary General, International Telecomminuation Unio [video address to the participants of the international seminar]
  • Vadimir V. ORLOV, President, PIR Center
  • Michael V. YAKUSHEV, Chair of Executive Board, PIR Center

 

 

12.30-13.30

First Session: The Global Vision of the Future of Internet Governance after WCIT-2012: Trends and Challenges for International Community


MODERATOR:

  • Michael V. YAKUSHEV, Chair of Executive Board, PIR Center

 

REPORTS:

  • Denis KEEFE, Minister, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the United Kingdom to the Russian Federation
  • Richard W. HILL, Partner, Hill&Associates; Counsellor, ITU-T Study Group 2 (2001-2012)
  • Veni MARKOVSKI, Vice President - Russia, CIS & Eastern Europe, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers


COMMENTS:

  • Oksana PRYKHODKO, Director, European Media Platform
  • Mikhail DOROSHEVICH, Founder, Independent Research Initiative e-Belarus.org; Consultant, ICT for Development – United Nations Development Programme (2004-2005)

 

13.30-14.15

Q&A session and discussion


14.15.-15.15

Lunch


15.15-16.15

Second Session: Post-WCIT Global Internet Governance from Russia’s Perspective: Promoting National Interests and Finding Path to International Consensus


MODERATOR:

  • Dmitry V. KOSTROV, Deputy Director, Radio Frequencies and Communication Networks Regulation Department, Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation


REPORTS

  • Oleg V. DEMIDOV, Progra, Coordinator (International Information Security and Global Internet Governance), PIR Center
  • Andrey V. KOLESNIKOV, Director, Coordination Center for Top-Level Domain .RU
  • Valery V. YASCHENKO, First Deputy Director, Information Security Institute, Lomonosov Moscow State University


COMMENTS:

  • Georgy A. GRITSAY, Deputy Director, Radio Frequencies and Communication Networks Regulation Department, Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation
  • Arseniy V. NEDYAK, Deputy Director, Department of State Policy in Mass Media, Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation
  • Madina B. KASSENOVA, Chair, Private International Law, Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation


16.15-17.00

Q&A session and discussion


17.00-17.30

Closing remarks

 

  • Michael V. YAKUSHEV, Chairman, PIR Center Executive Board 
  • Richard W. HILL, Partner, Hill&Associates; Counsellor, ITU-T Study Group 2 (2001-2012)


17.30-18.00

Coffee Reception

 

Watch full video address by Dr. Toure (in Russian):

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