LIRNEasia CEO at 2nd GIG-ARTS Conference in Cardiff, UK

Posted on April 28, 2018  /  0 Comments

CEO Helani Galpaya was invited to speak in one of the panels at the Second European Multidiscriplinary Conference on Global Internet Governance Actors, Regulations, Transactions and Strategies held 26-27 April 2018 at Cardiff University, Wales.

The theme of the conference this year was “Overcoming Inequalities in Internet Governance: framing digital policies and capacity building policies”.

The conference was a peer-reviewed academic conference, but had two panels to which speakers were invited based on expertise. Helani spoke on the panel titled “Politics and Policy of Cyber Capacity Building” which had three other speakers: Emily Taylor (Chatham House), Panagiota-Nayia Barmpaliou (European Commission), Robert Collier (UK Cabinet, Foreign & Commonwealth Office).  The panel was moderated by Andrea Calderaro (Cardiff University).

Helani’s comments drew on the global AfterAccess research which asked a nationally representative sample of respondents about ICT capacities, as well as experiences of capacity building across Asia, particularly Myanmar.

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