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  • #Road2IGF: Data, Sovereignty, Democracy and a Global South Perspective

    In November 2019 the Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) and the United Nations Association of Germany hosted a warm up event #Road2IGF: Data, Sovereignty, Democracy and an African Perspective in the context of the Internet Governance Forum which took place in Berlin.

    How do we ensure people and democracies are informed and empowered through data driven systems such as AI rather than exploited and undermined? What infrastructures and data protection policies do we need? These and other questions were explored during the #Road2IGF event with four political analysts and civil society representatives.

    With the aim of giving a larger platform to civil society representatives from the global south at this year’s IGF, the event was supported by Konnektiv, as we often collaborate with GIG due to the shared mission of making development cooperation more open and innovative…

  • #Road2IGF: Data, Sovereignty, Democracy and a Global South Perspective

    In November 2019, the Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) and the United Nations Association of Germany hosted the warm up event #Road2IGF: Data, Sovereignty, Democracy and an African Perspective in the context of the Internet Governance Forum which took place in Berlin…