Policy series on developing countries and global Internet Governance (2011-current)

Developing Countries in the Emerging Global Digital Order

2017 - Ongoing

This background paper developed for South Centre, Geneva, highlights how developing countries need to develop competencies and skills in global diplomacy around digital trade, and shape new geopolitical strategies, moving beyond narrow lenses of IT industry concerns or ICTs…

Policy series on "Developing countries and global Internet governance" (2011-current)

2011 - Ongoing

Framing a development agenda for Internet governance has been a key policy research area for IT for Change. The Internet is transforming power relationships at all levels, and therefore, geopolitical and geo-economic relationships. Developed countries, led by the US, where…

Internet Governance as Seen from the Right to Development, OpenDemocracy

2016 - Ongoing

The Internet has now become an enabler of rights and an essential precondition for full participation in the information society. However, issues of corporate and state surveillance, and the enormous influence that corporate policies have on the way our fundamental rights are…

Future of Internet Governance

2015 - Ongoing

We are at an important juncture in Global Internet Governance and it is time to decide how this space needs to grow and be governed. The decisions taken now will have an impact long into the future. This…

A Development Agenda in Internet Governance: Background Paper and Presentation by IT for Change

2012 - Ongoing

Parminder Jeet Singh was invited by the South Centre, the Geneva-based inter-governmental thinktank, to address the developing country diplomats on global Internet-related policies and the appropriate institutional…

Internet governance and development agenda

2008 - Ongoing

The article articulates the political contestations surrounding the governance of the Internet and explores how governments from the global South can challenge the dominant neo-liberal ideologies that shape the existing…