EuroDIG 2016 in the heart of Europe hosted by EURid and the European Commission

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Brussels, 2 November 2015 – EURid (the .eu Registry) is proud to announce its hosting of the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) in cooperation with the European Commission. The European Dialogue on Internet Governance is an open platform for informal and inclusive discussions on public policy issues related to Internet Governance across Europe and integrates issues from national Internet Governance platforms in Europe as well as contributing to the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF).

The IX EuroDIG meeting will take place on 9-10 of June 2016 at the Square Meeting centre in Brussels.

‘We are active supporters of EuroDIG and delighted to be able to host next year's event in Brussels’ commented EURid’s External Relations Manager Giovanni Seppia.

The Call for contributions to set the agenda is now open and runs until 31 December 2015. Individuals and organisations across Europe are invited to submit topics that they wish to see discussed during next year’s meeting. All topics will be evaluated in January 2016 and will become the basis for the meeting programme.

The EuroDIG Public Planning meeting is scheduled for 26 January 2016 and interested participants are welcome to attend. Registration will open on 1 December 2015.

Stay tuned on EuroDIG 2016 at www.eurodig.org. Further information on the event will also be available at the EuroDIG booth during the upcoming IGF in João Pessoa, Brazil. Be sure to come by if you attend the next IGF meeting!

About .eu and EURid

The .eu domain ranks among the largest top-level domains in the world, connecting more than 500 million people across 31 countries to one Internet identity. More than 3.9 million .eu names have been registered since the domain opened for registration in 2005. Many companies and brands use a .eu website as a practical solution to convey a clear European identity and their business ambitions.

EURid is the not-for-profit organisation that operates the .eu top-level domain, following a tender process and appointment by the European Commission. EURid works with over 750 accredited registrars and provides support in the 24 official EU languages. As part of its ongoing commitment to data security, EURid has been certified for the ISO27001 security standard since 2013. EURid is also registered by the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), which is an expression of its environmental commitment. EURid has its headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), and regional offices in Pisa (Italy), Prague (the Czech Republic) and Stockholm (Sweden). More information at: www.eurid.eu.

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