IGF Forum 2012 to be available online
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 31 / Trend H.Valiyev /
The seventh International Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be available online, Azerbaijani Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies said on Wednesday.
According to the ministry, the forum will be available at intgovforum.org / cms /.
Over 100 open training sessions and other events will be organized along with the main plenary session of the forum
The forum will be held in Baku within the International Telecommunications Exhibition BakuTel-2012 on November 6-9.
The forum will be attended by around a thousand delegates from over a hundred countries, including representatives of government agencies, private sector, civil society and the Internet community, international organizations and others
The main purpose of the forum is to bring together various stakeholders, to discuss public policy issues on regulation of the Internet space.
The forum will discuss issues on providing public information, placing information of government agencies in the public domain and prospects for development of new products and services. The forum will also cover the use and distribution of IPv6 protocol, management of internet-resources, top-level domains (TLDs) and Internationalized Domain Name System (IDNs).
One of the important issues on the agenda will be the fight against cybercrime, the benefits of "cloud computing", the protection of intellectual property rights. The use of the global network of operations in the aftermath of natural disasters will be discussed within the seventh meeting of the IGF.