Internet governance is the development of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures and programmes that shape the evolution and use of the Internet. The policies and processes involved in internet governance have taken centre stage over the last several years and are of concern to all stakeholders engaged in internet issues. This course will provide an overview of internet governance through its history, institutions, processes and people.
The course will discuss and analyse the actual or potential consequences of different policy approaches, including the multi-stakeholder model, which have been either adopted or proposed for internet governance at the national, regional and global level.
-Understand the history, institutions and people involved in internet governance
-Learn about the polices and processes involved in internet governance and how they are approached by different stakeholders
-Apply the concepts to local, regional, national and international internet issues
Overview of Internet Governance
Internet governance at work
Policy issues and internet governance
Role of government and stakeholders
Telecoms regulation and Internet governance
Broader framework of internet governance