May 27, 2013

Speeches and Presentations

2013

April/May

Realising the potential of the Internet to deliver global development and prosperityWilton Park logo

Contribution as invited expert on ICT for Development to Wilton Park Conference, on invitation by the UK Mission to the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

March

Global Cyber Dialogue 2013 –Munk logo
Cyberspace Governance: Exploring constitutive principles and values, today and into the future

Contribution as invited expert on Internet Governance at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada

2012

November

Remarks on the Role of Public Private Partnerships
in the ICT Ecosystem
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Presentation at the Experts Group Meeting at the International Telecommunication Union, Geneva, Switzerland

July

The Business Dimension of Internet Governance Euro-SSIG logo

Faculty member, lead discussant at the 6th European Summer School on Internet Governance, MeiĂźen, Germany

2011

October

The Internet as a Catalyst for Change:
Access, Development and Innovation
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Keynote speech “Feedback from the IGF in Nairobi”, European Internet Foundation, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium


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September

Obstacles to Universal Affordable Access
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Panelist at session on “Internet Rights are Human Rights: Development, Empowerment and Access to the Internet”, 6th Internet Governance Forum, Nairobi, Kenya

August

Availability and Security with ICT  AA Logo_EN

Workshop panelist at Foreign Ministry Ambassador Conference, Berlin, Germany


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July

Mobile Internet and Spectrum Euro-SSIG logo

Faculty member, 5th European Summer School on Internet Governance, MeiĂźen, Germany


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May

 Visions for the Development of the
Russian ICT Market until 2020
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Workshop panelist, Conference on 90 Years of Russian-German Economic Relations, Berlin, Germany


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April

Next Generation Networks –
Where will we be in the Year 2020?
 ICANN SK logo

Panelist, ICANN Studienkreis,
Budapest, Hungary

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February

How much Governance does the Internet need? domainpulse-small

Panelist, Domain Pulse, Vienna, Austria
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2010

May

Broadband Applications for Tomorrow WSIS Forum 2010 banner-small

Panelist, High-Level Debate,
WSIS Forum 2010 at the ITU,
Geneva, Switzerland


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2009

November

Sustainable Energy Solutions UNCTAD logo

Presentation, 2009-2010 Inter-sessional Panel of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD)
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva, Switzerland
[PDF download]

 

September

Corporate Social Responsibility and the triple bottom line NSN logo

Interview for Nokia Siemens Networks magazine

 

Unite: Trends and Insights 2009
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Affordable Computing Models for Schools
– Successes and Challenges
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Opening Comments

 

UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development, Monterrey, Mexico
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February

Internet Governance: a Business Perspective Cairo ICT 2009

Panelist, Cairo ICT 2009 Conference,
Cairo Exhibition & Conference Center,
Cairo, Egypt
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January

Follow up on the Internet Governance Forum in Hyderabad EIF logo

Keynote speech,
European Internet Foundation,
European Parliament,
Brussels, Belgium
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2008

December

Access – Reaching the Next Billion(s) IGF Hyderabad logo

Panelist, Access Main Session at the

3rd Internet Governance Forum,
Hyderabad, India

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Mainstreaming Human Rights in the Work of the IGF

Speaker, Human Rights Workshop at the

3rd Internet Governance Forum,
Hyderabad, India

[YouTube Video] 

 

October

Keynote Address at Opening Session EuroDIG logo

Panelist, European Dialogue on Internet Governance, Council of Europe,
Strasbourg, France

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May

Global Forum Panel on Access and Connectivity for Remote Island States GAID_LOGO_new_large_0

Panelist, Global Forum on Access and Connectivity of the UN Global


Alliance for ICT  and Development,
Kuala Lumpur Convention Center,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2007

November

Towards a Development Agenda for Internet Governance IGF Rio logo

Workshop panelist,
2nd Internet Governance Forum,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

[PDF Download of Summary]

 

October

Creating an enabling environment to promote innovation, ICC logoinvestment, competition and entrepreneurship

Moderator, Conference: Driving Development with ICTs and the Internet,
Dubai, UAE 

May

Opening Statement:  World-Bank-logo_small
Information and Communication Technology Workshop
 

Panelist, German World Bank Forum 2007: Africa on the Rise,
Berlin, Germany 

 

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2006

December

Approaches for Deploying IP-based Network Infrastructure in Developing Countries IGF Athens logo

Panellist, Workshop on IP Deployment,
Internet Governance Forum,
Athens, Greece

 

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September

Towards the 1st Internet Governance Forum (IGF) ICANN SK logo

Panelist, ICANN Studienkreis,
Prague, Czech Republic

April

Conference on Partnerships for Knowledge Societies in Berlin  UNESCO logo

Presentation, Conference on “Building Partnerships for Knowledge Societies”,
Federal Chancellery,
Berlin, Germany

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February

CCBI/ICC Intervention Regarding the Internet Governance Forum ICC logo

Intervention on behalf of ICC at the IGF Consultations , United Nations,
Geneva, Switzerland 

 

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2005

October

Durchs Netz gefallen. Der Weltinformationsgipfel in Tunis und die Entwicklungsländer  logo_dgvn

Panelist, DGVN Panel Discussion,
Bonn, Germany

 

(broadcast by Deutsche Welle)

July

Die Informationsgesellschaft aus Sicht der Wirtschaft Politik Digital Logo

Interview with Jan Piegsa,
Politik Digital

 

[PDF download]

 

June

Mainstreaming ICTs for Development:
the Key Role of the Private Sector
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Panelist, Development Policy Forum,
Ministry of Economic Development,
Berlin, Germany 

 

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The future development of the Internet and the need to review its Governance

Panelist, Regional Workshop on Internet Governance

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

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2004

November

From Policy to Practice: Future Perspectives on e-Learning logo GIZ

Panelist, E-learning Seminar,
Bonn, Germany

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September

The Future of Internet Governance: Challenges, Concerns and Reality EIEF logo

Panelist, Egypt’s International Economic Forum, with Tarek Kamel, Egypt’s Minister for ICT,
Cairo, Egypt

2002

December

E-Government: Herausforderungen fĂĽr die deutsche Entwicklungspolitik logo-die-top

Presentation,
German Institute for Development Policy,
Bonn, Germany

 

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November

Private Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global ICT Stiftung Digitale Chancen Logo
Marketplace

Keynote speech,
Teens and Technology Roundtable,
Marbach Castle, Germany 

 

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