CCLS Indonesia, Nigeria, Switzerland, and Turkey Alumni Chapters held a Focus Group Discussion on The role of Internet Governance in Geopolitical Conflicts, Economy, Energy Crisis and Climate Change, from a Global/Regional/National Comparative Perspective.
The inaugural collaborative webinar on "The role of Internet Governance in Geopolitical Conflicts, Economy and Energy Crisis, Climate Change from a Global/Regional/National Comparative Perspective " was jointly presented on October 6, 2022 by the CCLS Indonesia, Nigeria, Switzerland and Turkey Chapters.
The international event was attended by CCLS alumni and current students from Indonesia, Switzerland, Nigeria and Turkey. It was hosted by Ms. Pajaree Koonchaimang, General Manager at Charoen Pokhpand Group Co. Ltd. Mr. José Kaiser Tizón Mirza, (Computer and Communications Law LLM, 2013), Senior Privacy Counsel UK & Northern EMEA at eBay, acted as event moderator and addressed the closing remarks.
The first speaker – Dr. Jovan Kurbalija, Executive Director Of Diplo Foundation & Head of the Geneva Internet Platform, presented on the topic, “Global internet governance: An overview from Geneva”. Then, Dr. Farzaneh Badiei, Founder at Digital Medusa presented in the topic “Internet Governance in Crisis”. Then Mr Temitope Lawal (Computer and Communications Law LLM, 2013) from Bond University, Nigerian Communications Commission presented in the topic “Internet Governance and Geopolitics: A Nigerian Context”. Then Mr Firdausi Firdaus (Computer and Communications Law LLM, 2013) from the University of Barcelona, Co-Lead Chair of CCLS Indonesia Chapter presented in the topic “The Role of the Internet Governance in Geopolitical Conflicts, Economy and Energy Crisis, Climate Change from South East Asia-ASEAN and Indonesia perspective”. Finally, Dr Sezen Kama-Isik (Human Rights Law LLM, 2013), Assistant Professor of Istanbul Medeniyet University - Faculty of Law presented in the topic “Internet Governance Regime in Turkey: International and National Approaches.”
The informative and comparative webinar concluded with a Q&A Session and closing remarks.
Many of the attendees expressed their appreciation and gave positive feedback, including those who were unable to join the webinar already asking for a recording link to watch.
Mr. José Kaiser Tizón Mirza expressed his appreciation to CCLS alumni:
"This was a fantastic event with five wonderful and knowledgeable speakers all providing their own specialist point of view on an incredibly complex and increasingly relevant subject. It was a pleasure to moderate, and I give my thanks to the organisers and host for doing such an incredible job”.
You can watch a recording of the Zoom event.