The 12th Global Internet Governance Forum was set in Geneva, Switzerland, Dec. 17-21, 2017. IGF is a multistakeholder effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussions. People from civil society, government, technology, business and academia share information and create coalitions in an effort to move dialogues forward and share best practices. IGF contributes to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Thousands of people from more than 100 nation-states annually participate in Global IGF.
Elon University's Imagining the Internet Center conducted interviews at Global IGF 2017 to gather opinions about Internet evolution and issues, inform policy and create a historic record. Click on links below to view clips from 180 interviews in which IGF participants from across the globe share their responses to five questions:
The Imagining the Internet Interview Team
Imagining the Internet's ethnographic documentary work at Global IGF 2017 was conducted by undergraduate researchers Jackie Pascale, Maya Eaglin, Alexandra Roat, Jared Mayerson, Alex Hager, Emmanuel Morgan, Meagan Gitelman and Cammie Behnke of Elon University's School of Communications, under the supervision of video director Melissa Douglas and Elon faculty David Bockino and Janna Anderson.
You can read the full question set here: http://www.elon.edu/docs/e-web/imagining/event-coverage/global_igf_2017/VIdeo_Survey_Global_IGF_2017_Geneva.pdf