A monthly overview of Internet governance and digital policy developments and activities in
South Eastern Europe and the neighouring area (SEE+)
Launched in September 2016, the SEEsummary – a one of a kind initiative in the region – provides a monthly overview of Internet governance and digital policy developments and activities occurring in SEE+.
Updates covered in the summary are structured around Internet and digital policy issues, such as infrastructure, cybersecurity, human rights online, e-commerce, and the digital divide. For this purpose, we use the classification of Internet and digital policy issues developed by DiploFoundation and showcased in the Geneva Internet Platform Digital Watch Observatory.
In partnership with DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform
SEE national security authorities commit to strengthening cybersecurity cooperation in 2020
Draft law on network and information security under public consultation in North Macedonia
Bosnia and Herzegovina launches Guidelines for a strategic cybersecurity frameworks
Large cyber attack affects over 2000 Georgian websites
Coalition for Digital Education launched in Romania
EU Regional Competitiveness Index sheds light into the digital competitiveness of SEE member states
Serbia creates working group to develop AI strategy
Ukraine introduces e-driving licenses
Armenia signs Convention 108+ on data protection
Turkish data protection authority fines Facebook over privacy breach
New GDPR fines imposed in Greece and Romania
New cooperation agreements in the field of electronic communications signed by regulatory authorities across the region
Also included: a list of upcoming events (November 2019) and an overview of upcoming capacity development and engagement opportunities for SEE+ stakeholders.
Take a look at previous issues of the SEEsummary to see what has happened in the SEE+ region since September 2016.
- Maja Ćalović | Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Andrijana Gavrilović | Serbia
- Katarina Gevorgyan | Armenia
- Su Sonia Herring | Turkey
- Aleksandra Ivanković | Serbia
- Ana Jovanović | Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Stelios Kavvadias | Greece
- Loreta Kroj | Albania
- Olga Kyryliuk | Ukraine
- Marko Paloski | North Macedonia
- Efthymia Papadopoulou | Greece
- Liljana Pecova Ilieska | North Macedonia
- Oliana Sula | Albania
- Veronica Ștefan | Romania
The SEEsummary is produced on a best effort basis, by our team of volunteer editors. Each month, the editors scan local and regional media, as well as websites of public institutions and other organisations, and compile what they find to be some of the most significant digital policy developments.
The SEEsummary does not claim to be a comprehensive source of information. Despite our efforts, we may miss some things happening across the region. To help us cover as many significant developments as possible, we invite you to share with us news from your countries.
While we do our best to double-check the information we cover, and we always provide links to the sources, we acknowledge the fact that errors might appear in our summaries. Please rest assured that such errors are never made on purpose. And we always stand ready to correct them.
For any corrections or contributions to our summaries, please contact SEESummary coordinator Sorina Teleanu, at editors[at]seedig.net.