22 April 2016 | Belgrade
About SEEDIG 2016
After a succesful first meeting in 2015 – held in conjuction with the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) – SEEDIG continued its journed with the second annual meeting, this time organised as a stand-alone event.
SEEDIG 2016 was held in Belgrade, Serbia, in May 2016. It was hoted by theSerbian National Internet Domain Registry (RNIDS). Local institutional partners included the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications and Directorate for E-government. Discussions revolved around topics such digital divides and digital literacy, cybersecurity and human rights.
The meeting was attended by 116 in situ participants, coming from a total of 22 countries: 16 countries from South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area (representing 91% of all participants), and six (6) countries from beyond the region (9% of all participants).
Messages from SEEDIG 2016
SEEDIG 2016 report
The 2016 report contains information about the annual meeting, the planning process, attendance statistics, and feedback from participants.
SEEDIG 2016 programme
Under the theme Can we SEE Internet governance, SEEDIG 2016 featured debates on a broad range of Internet governance and digital policy issues.
For details about the overall content of SEEDIG 2016, check our event brochure. It also includes messages from our partners and supporting organisations.
SEEDIG 2016 was planned in an open and transparent manner, by the SEEDIG community, under the coordination of the Executive Committee. The following milestones were part of the planning process.
Call for issues (joint EuroDIG and SEEDIG call)
Resulted in over 70 proposals for issues to be discussed at the meeting.
|October – December 2015|
|2.||Inventory of proposals||Early January 2016|
|3.||Virtual planning meetings||14–15 January 2016|
|4.||Draft programme outline published||21 January 2016|
|5.||Public comment on draft programme||21–31 January 2016|
|6.||Registration opens||1 February 2016|
|7.||Final programme outline published||February 2016|
|8.||Forming initial organising teams for sessions||February 2016|
|9.||Building the sessions||February – April 2016|
|10.||Survey of Internet governance in SEE||March – April 2016|
|12.||Registration closes||April 2016|
|13.||SEEDIG meeting||April 2016|