Arquivo para November 11th, 2015

World forum on the Internet in Brazil

11 Nov

Few people know, but began CentroConvençõesJoaoPessoayesterday in Sydney, in northeastern Brazil, a forum on Internet governance sponsored by the UN.

The democratization of access to internet as well as the global control over the electronic network, are key to economic development, the opening of the Lenni Montie event, quoted the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon: I call on all our partners to intensify efforts to promote accessibility, fair price, education and equality, investing in infrastructure and building an open Internet.”

The brazilian president Dilma was not at the event, worried about the protest of strike of truck drivers, but recorded a video which highlighted the importance of supervision “of the central functions of the Internet.”

The forum set up in 2006 by the UN, will last until Friday, and develops the theme “Internet governance Evolution: Empowering sustainable development”.

The organizers of the event, held in the modern João Pessoa Convention Center (photo) expect the capital of Paraiba should receive about three thousand people from 130 countries.