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23–24 May | Ljubljana

About SEEDIG 2018

Under the overarching theme Digital transformation and digital society in SEE+ and having data as a cross-cutting topic, the SEEDIG 2018 meeting featured discussions and exchanges of experiences on a broad range of issues, from digital literacy to network and platform neutrality, and from digital rights to cybersecurity.

The event attracted over 120 in situ participants from 27 countries and all stakeholder groups. 51% of all participants were women, and 26% were youth, demonstrating that SEEDIG has been making considerable progress in gender diversity and youth participation. 

Wrapping up SEEDIG 2018

SEEDIG 2018 report

The annual report for the SEEDIG 2018 cycle covers: the SEEDIG 2018 annual meeting and the related elements (including planning and follow-up); capacity development programmes run in 2018; intersessional work carried out during the year; as well as other highlights from SEEDIG activities.​

Messages SEEDIG 2018

SEEDIG 2018 featured discussions on a broad range of issues, including digital literacy, platform neutrality, digital rights and cybersecurity. These discussions are reflected in key messages – the meeting's output – outlining main takeaways, possible goals, and proposals for future actions.

Participation stats

The SEEDIG 2018 meeting was attended by 121 participants, coming from a total of 27 countries: 16 countries that could be considered as part of South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area (87% of all participants), and 11 countries from beyond the region (13% of all participants).

Check the programme outline for SEEDIG 2018 and see the Internet policy and governance topics we discussed in Ljubljana. A few examples below.

Platform neutrality
Digital literacy
Data-driven technologies

Not to miss

Evaluation survey

SEEDIG 2018 participants were invited to fill out an evaluation survey. Read the report summarising the feedback.

Youth School outcome

At the 2018 edition of the SEEDIG Youth School, students had to prepare a debate on Internet business models

Fellowship outcome

During an unconference session, the SEEDIG 2018 fellows prepare messages on topics such as security, privacy and AI.

Planning the meeting

Planning process

SEEDIG 2018 was prepared in an open and inclusive manner, by the SEEDIG community.

See also the SEEDIG 2018 event brochure.

Submitted issues

We received 105 proposals for issues to be discussed in Ljubljana. Take a look.

Planning meetings

Read the summary report of the online planning meetings held on 17 and 18 January 2018.

SEEDIG 2018 partners

Honorary patronage

Local institutional partners

Supporting organisations


Regional partners