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Governing the digital transition: global partnerships for an open and free internet

Thursday 11 november 2021 14:45 - 15:30
With digitalization fundamentally transforming societies and economies worldwide, ensuring an inclusive, open, and free Internet becomes one of the most critical global challenges. Facing this challenge requires a determined international effort as spearheaded by the European strategy of Global Gateway partnerships: from secure and affordable connectivity for all people to robust digital policies, regulations, and standards. This session will discuss the importance of international partnerships and showcase how they contribute to an open and free Internet in light of ensuring a just and equal digital transition.
Stage C

Including the participation of (5)

Ivar Tallo
Former Member of Parliament of Estonia, Scholar, Co-Founder of the e-Governance Academy
Amani Abou-Zeid
Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy

African Union Commission

Brett Solomon
Executive Director

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Nur Sulyna Abdullah
Chief at Digital Knowledge Hub Department at the Telecommunication Development Bureau

International Telecommunication Union

Jutta Urpilainen
European Commissioner for International Partnerships