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InternetNZ: The Christchurch Call in Paris

Jordan Carter. 20 May 2019, 7:44 am
InternetNZ: The Christchurch Call in Paris

InternetNZ's Jordan Carter travelled to Paris at the invitation of the New Zealand Government where he chaired the Voices for Action meeting as part of the event. This is his report on the week - reposted with permission.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 17 May 2019, 4:00 pm
Update from ITPNZ

Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

What a bumper week at ITP!

As well as visiting Singapore at the start of the week to collaborate on a major project promoting skills cross-recognition across the South East Asian and Asia Pacific region, we've opened the Call for Papers for ITx Rutherford, been announced as finalists in the CIO Awards, started the nomination process for our Branch Committees, and so much more.

And don't forget - sponsorship opportunities are filling fast for ITx Rutherford. Get in quick!

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Christchurch Call - two views

Sarah Putt. 16 May 2019, 2:42 pm

Overnight 17 countries, the European Commission and seven tech companies signed up to the 'Christchurch Call', an international pledge to combat online extremist content, that was initiated by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, following the terrorist attacks in Christchurch in March.

Will the Christchurch Call be effective? There is the hopeful view and the cynical view.

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Supporting vital voices to the Christchurch Call

Ellen Strickland. 08 May 2019, 7:00 am

The "Christchurch Call' meeting is being held in Paris on 15 May 2019. It aims to "bring together countries and tech companies in an attempt to bring to an end the ability to use social media to organ…

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Govt announces (baby) steps to digital inclusion

Sarah Putt. 07 May 2019, 11:40 am

As our education, health and welfare sectors move online, and even the right to be counted in the national census is increasingly dependent on an internet connection, the issue of the digital divide b…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 03 May 2019, 1:39 pm

Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

We're excited to be kicking off the Call for Presenters for ITx Rutherford next week, the retreat-style ITx spin-off conference being held i…

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Five Eyes meet at UK conference for first time

Paul Brislen. 29 April 2019, 3:55 pm

The Five Eyes intelligence gathering/sharing group have spoken publicly for the first time following a conference in Scotland.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 26 April 2019, 4:04 pm

Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

While it was a funny sort of week with Easter and ANZAC day, it's also a busy time for ITP.

Take a look at the sponsorship opportunities…

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NZ and France seek to end use of social media for acts of terrorism

ITP Staff. 24 April 2019, 8:35 am

New Zealand and France are to lead international efforts to figure out how to manage the promotion of terrorism and extremism via social media channels.

The meeting is to be held in May as part of …

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Productivity Commission ponders four futures

Sarah Putt. 23 April 2019, 6:00 am

"The future's not ours to see," sang Doris Day, but the Productivity Commission doesn't appear to have been listening. It has released an 82-page issues paper titled Technological Change and the futur…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 18 April 2019, 4:48 pm

Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

This week we're pleased to announce the "Be an Effective CIO" course is back for 2019 - a hugely popular course for those moving from operat…

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