Highlights from this week’s Internet governance SCAN: A proposal has been made for how to globalize the IANA function. This is significant given the European Commission two weeks ago called for a roadmap of IANA function globalization; Several important meetings took place this week with regards to Internet governance. The Internet Engineering Task Force held its 89th meeting in London, discussing technical standards development. RightsCon was held in Silicon Valley, discussing digital rights and ICT sector risk.
The Governance Lab Hosts Civic Innovation Roundtable with US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx
The Governance Lab, the NYU Wagner School of Public Service, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress, and the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management Co-Host Civic Innovation Roundtable “The word of the day in transportation has to be innovation.“ — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx The Honorable […]
MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Opening Governance formed to gather evidence and develop new designs for governing NEW YORK, NY, March 4, 2014 – The Governance Lab (The GovLab) at New York University today announced the formation of a Research Network on Opening Governance, which will seek to develop blueprints for more effective and legitimate […]
This is the thirteenth of a series of 16 draft proposals developed by the ICANN Strategy Panel on Multistakeholder Innovation in conjunction with the Governance Lab @ NYU for how to design an effective, legitimate and evolving 21st century Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN). Please share your comments/reactions/questions on this proposal in the comments section of […]
Highlights from this week’s Internet governance SCAN: Various activities are underway or wrapping up at ICANN as the next ICANN meeting – ICANN 49 in Singapore – gets closer. For example, a Cross-Community Working Group on Internet Governance will be taking contributions leading up to the Brazil meeting; the ICANN Strategy Panels have released their reports; and ICANN has set up it’s President’s Globalization Advisory Groups. The ICANN Policy Staff will also be holding a Webinar before the Singapore meeting.
At the latest GovLab Ideas Lunch, a joint event held by NYU Wagner and NYU Stern, Anita McGahan, the Associate Dean of Research, PhD Director, Professor and Rotman Chair in Management at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, gave a talk on Unlocking the Big Promise of Big Data. Rather than focusing […]
Proposals 14 – 16 for ICANN: Become an Effective Participant in the Internet Governance Ecosystem by Decentralizing Accountability, Being Experimental, and Embracing New Evidence and Insights
These are the fourteenth through sixteenth of a series of 16 draft proposals developed by the ICANN Strategy Panel on Multistakeholder Innovation in conjunction with the Governance Lab @ NYU for how to design an effective, legitimate and evolving 21st century Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN). Please share your comments/reactions/questions on this proposal in the comments […]
Written by Duncan Friend, Gov 3.0 Member The Spring 2014 session of NYU’s Gov 3.0 class is up and running and with it comes a new flood of ideas, experience, and ambitions to change the world – or just a small corner of it – mentored by diverse leaders and change agents from both inside and outside class.Our […]
While some places are think tanks, the GovLab is a Do Tank. We endeavor to undertake real world projects to test innovations in governance and see what works. Some places deliberate about the wisdom of which policy is the right one (or the left one). At the GovLab we focus on how to make policy; […]