In preparation for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) to be held in Sharm El Sheikh on 15-18 November 2009, this EIF breakfast discussion provided a timely opportunity to outline what the key Internet governance issues for Europe are.
Particular emphasis was placed on the role of MEPs and on how the European Parliament can make a difference in the IGF discussions.
Malcolm Harbour, MEP and EIF Governor
Catherine Trautmann, MEP and EIF Governor
Henrik Hansson, Political Adviser of the Swedish Ministry of Communication
Michael Niebel, Head of Unit - Internet, Network and Information Security - European Commission
Nick Thorne, International Relations Adviser to the President and CEO of ICANN