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EuroDIG 2019

01 Jul 2019

This year EuroDIG took place in The Hague, The Netherlands on 19-20 June 2019 (with a day zero of pre-events). It was hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands in cooperation with ECP – Netherlands Platform for the Information Society, the Municipality of The Hague and SIDN – the .nl domain registry.EuroDIG is not just a conference; it is a year-round dialogue of European stakeholders.“Internet Society” NGO Board Member Lianna Galstyan was participating to EurDIG 2019 meeting. The overarching theme for EuroDIG 2019 was “Cooperating in the Digital Age” highlighting the opportunities of multi-stakeholder processes. The meeting included topics around Media & Content, Access & literacy, Development of IG ecosystem, Security, Human Rights and etc. Find the program of EuroDIG 2019 here .The next EuroDIG will take place from 10 – 12 June 2020 in Trieste, Italy at The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP).For participation in EuroDIG and other detailed information visit to eurodig.org site.

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Meeting for discussions on .հայ IDN promotion

27 May 2019

"Internet Society" NGO hosted a meeting at the office on May 22, 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss new ideas and suggestions for the promotion and development of .հայ IDN. The members of "Internet Society" NGO, as well as representatives from Registrar companies took part in the discussions.

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RIGF2019

16 Apr 2019

On 8 April 2019 the 10th Russian Internet Governance Forum (RIGF2019) was held in Moscow, Russia. The forum was opened by Andrey Vorobyev, Director of the Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ ccTLDs, and TV host Sofiko Shevardnadze. This year among many plenary sessions and discussions, #rigf2019 also launched a series of anniversary events in celebration of the 25th anniversary of .RU. The forum participants witnessed an event - a jubilee postage stamp issuing ceremony, discussed the evolution of the Internet, global network management and other topics of Internet governance. Internet Society NGO Director Arman Nersisyan, members  Anna Karakhanyan, Armen Muradyan, Andranik Minasyan and Vahan Hovsepyan participated in RIGF2019. Internet Society NGO sincerely congratulated .RU for its 25th anniversary. Presentations and video-report of the forum will be published on the website >> rigf2019.ru.

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Internet Society NGO Special Assembly

25 Mar 2019

The Special Assembly of Internet Society NGO was held on March 13, 2019 at Ani Plaza Hotel. The Special Assembly confirmed the agenda and organized elections. The Assembly elected the president of the organization, Board members and Supervisory Committee members.

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ICANN64

22 Mar 2019

ICANN64 took place on 9-14 March, 2019, in Kobe, Japan. “Internet Society NGO” Board members Siranush Vardanyan, Lianna Galstyan and Kristina Hakobyan participated in ICANN64. Their participation contributed to many sessions and discussions around the most demanded issues. ICANN64 included topics such as: DNS fundamentals, IDNs and Universal Acceptance, Policy discussions, ccNSO and gNSO. For more information about ICANN64: https://meetings.icann.org/en/kobe64

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Internet Society NGO Special Meeting

04 Mar 2019

The Special Assembly of Internet Society NGO was held on February 28, 2019 at Tekeyan Center (Khanjan 50 str, Yerevan). It discussed the issues of making amendments and additions to the Charter of the organization, as well as the issue of approving new membership applications and canceling the membership with due membership fees.

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75th APTLD meeting & 6th Middle East DNS Forum

25 Feb 2019

On 20-21 February, 2019, Internet Society NGO members Lianna Galstyan and Vahan Hovsepyan participated to the 75th APTLD and 6th Middle East DNS Forum in Dubai, UAE. External Relations Manager Lianna Galstyan made a presentation on .am/.հայ ccTLDs at the Policy Session of APTLD meeting. The presentation is available here:

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IGF 2019: First Open Consultations and MAG meeting

21 Feb 2019

Internet Society NGO External Relations Manager Lianna Galstyan participated as a Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) member to the IGF 2019 First Open Consultations and MAG meeting held on 28-30 January in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting was planned to receive inputs from the wide community and stocktaking of the IGF 2018 and to discuss the process and upcoming work towards the IGF 2019 to be held on 25-29 November, 2019 in Berlin, Germany.

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Internet Society NGO Assembly

18 Feb 2019

The General Assembly of Internet Society NGO was held on February 15, 2019 at the Tekeyan Center. Igor Mkrtumyan and Arman Nersisyan presented the organization's 2016-2018 activity and property use reports, which were approved by the General Assembly. Thereafter, the 1/3 of the organization members came up with an initiative to convene a Special Assembly on February 28 to discuss the issue of making changes and additions to the Charter of the organization.

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