Policy Analysis

Achieving Global Sustainability: A role for the Internet Governance Forum

By Heather Creech on December 22, 2008
In this IISD Commentary, Heather Creech, Director of Global Connectivity, suggests that the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) needs to move beyond immediate issues like technical infrastructure, rights and privacy to a discussion about why these issues need to be resolved. "What happens if we, in this room, don't get it right?," she asks of her colleagues at the IGF in Hyderabad, India, in December 2008.