Internet governance in SEE: June summary of developments is out

The tenth issue of our monthly summary of developments and activities related to Internet governance and digital policy in South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area is out! It includes updates from June 2017.

Main highlights:

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: An online platform is launched for reporting cases of discrimination.
  • Croatia: The European Commission gives green light to the country’s Next Generation Network Broadband Plan.
  • Moldova and Serbia: IoT labs opened in Belgrade and Chisinau.
  • Romania: Few days after the entry into force of the EU roaming tariff cut, telecom provider RCS/RDS files a request for overtax approval.
  • Serbia: Cybersecurity Nexus is launched as a platform for stakeholders to cooperate on shaping the national cybersecurity policy environment.
  • Slovenia: ARNES will implement a 4-year programme dedicated to establishing/strengthening ICT infrastructures in schools.
  • Turkey: Avea and Vodafone Turkey have been awarded a tender to deploy mobile electronic communications infrastructure in 1472 locations, within a 3-year timeframe.
  • Ukraine: Higher education standard approved for a BA in cybersecurity. BA programmes are expected to be launched for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • This issue also includes coverage of several Internet-related events that took place in SEE and the neighbouring area over the past month.
  • A list of upcoming regional events is also part of the June issue.

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The monthly Internet governance summaries and briefings are part of the Internet governance developments in South Eastern Europe initiative, launched by SEEDIG, DiploFoundation, and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP). The main goal of this initiative is to contribute to strengthening the dialogue and exchange of information on global and regional Internet governance (IG) and digital policy issues within the SEE community.

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  1. The definition of Internet governance has been contested by differing groups across political and ideological lines.

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