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The Internet needs better governance, starting now

The EU, represented by European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes and EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, is to participate at high level in “NETmundial: the Global Multi-stakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Gorvernance”, Sao Paulo on 23-24 April.

Neelie Kroes is a member of the High Level committee of NETmundial and has contributed to the preparation of the Conference document.

Ms Kroes said about the initiative: “The next two years will be critical in redrawing the global map of internet governance. I commend President Rousseff for taking this initiative”. She added: “The outcomes of NETmundial must be concrete and actionable, with clear milestones and timeline. Europe will contribute to finding a credible way forward for global internet governance.”

The Internet needs better governance, starting now
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-14-333_en.htm

NETmundial: European Commission to take leading role at global conference on internet governance
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-14-315_en.htm