Purpose of the Forum

To support the United Nations Secretary-General in carrying out the mandate from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

Information Society

Internet Governance Forum - 3rd meeting

3-6 December 2008, Hyderabad (India)

The Council of Europe’s message for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Hyderabad (India) is simple: “Building a safe and open Internet, governed with people in mind.”

The Council of Europe’s action in this field is based on landmark conventions and innovative tools aimed at combating cybercrime, protecting children from harmful Internet content, preventing cyber-terrorism, protecting consumers from counterfeit medicines and medical products as well as promoting e-democracy and full participation of people with disabilities in society – both offline and online. (more ...)

Wild Web Woods: safe surfing on the Internet

The game 'Wild Web Woods' has been developed to help children learn the rules of internet safety in a fun format, using familiar fairy tales to guide children through a maze of potential dangers to the fabulous 'E-city.' The game, mainly for children between 7 and 10, has been created in the spirit of the Council’s 'Building a Europe for and with children' programme.

About the Forum


The Council of Europe at the Forum

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