About the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
The Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network addresses the tension between the cross-border nature of the internet and national jurisdictions. Its Paris-based Secretariat facilitates a global multistakeholder process to enable transnational cooperation. Participants in the Policy Network work together to preserve the cross-border nature of the Internet, protect human rights, fight abuses, and enable the global digital economy.
Since 2012, the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network has engaged more than 200 key entities from six stakeholder groups around the world.
The Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network uniquely connects relevant stakeholder groups and bridges policy silos. Its innovative methodology strives to fill an institutional gap in internet governance at the intersection of three areas: digital economy, human rights, and cybersecurity.
Through global, regional, and thematic meetings, its Secretariat facilitates a neutral and ongoing dialogue process to build trust among the different actors, foster policy coherence, and help stakeholders develop the operational solutions necessary for legal certainty and the coexistence of diverse laws on the cross-border internet.
The Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network Enables Multistakeholder Cooperation
Programs of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
Responding to the pressing needs of the global community, the thematic programs of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network catalyze the development of issue-based policy standards.