21-25 August 2017 · Sarajevo, Olympic mountain Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Supporting organisations

Thank you to all our supporting organisations without whose help, trues, and positive attitude towards bringing Internet governance school to the region – BSIG 2017 would not be happening.


DiploFoundation is a non-profit foundation established by the governments of Malta and Switzerland. Diplo works to increase the role of small and developing states, and to improve global governance and international policy development. Diplo works by: Providing capacity development programmes in areas such as Internet governance and multilateral relations; Using and developing tools for e-participation in global governance, including remote participation in international meetings and social media for global negotiations; Training officials from small and developing countries; Providing specialised and effective academic programmes for professional diplomats; Strengthening participation of non-state actors – including those from academia and civil society – in international relations and policy processes.

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EURid is the registry manager of the .eu and .ею (Cyrillic script) country code top-level domains upon appointment of the European Commission in 2003. It works with around 700 partners worldwide – accredited registrars – that register domain names for their customers.

Any company, individual or organisation residing in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway can register a .eu or .ею domain name. Their collection of success stories features some great examples on how people and companies are reaping the benefits of choosing .eu or its variants in other scripts.

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Internet Society (ISOC)

The Internet Society is a global cause-driven organization governed by a diverse Board of Trustees dedicated to ensuring that the Internet stays open, transparent and defined by you. ISOC is world’s trusted independent source of leadership for Internet policy, technology standards, and future development. More than simply advancing technology, ISOC works to ensure the Internet continues to grow and evolve as a platform for innovation, economic development, and social progress for people around the world. ISOC has offices around the world working to ensure that the Internet and the web that is built on it: Continues to develop as an open platform that empowers people to share ideas and connect in new and innovative ways and Serves the economic, social, and educational needs of individuals throughout the world – today and in the future. While ISOC is a cause-driven organisation, it has a growing number of members and Chapters.

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RIPE Network Coordination Center (RIPE NCC)

RIPE NCC is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation that supports the infrastructure of the Internet through technical coordination in their service region. Their most prominent activity is to act as the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) providing global Internet resources and related services (IPv4, IPv6 and AS Number resources) to members in their service region. The membership consists mainly of Internet service providers (ISPs), telecommunication organisations and large corporations located in Europe, the Middle East, and parts of Central Asia. RIPE NCC also provides services for the benefit of the Internet community at large. It serves their members by delivering a high quality registry and supporting the core Internet infrastructure. Connecting people within and beyond the technical community through inclusive and multi-stakeholder approach RIPE NCC contributes to an innovative and reliable Internet.
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