IDPP is proud to co-sponsor the book launch discussion and reception “Understanding the Opportunities and Challenges of Multistakeholder Global Governance” in honor of IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn’s new book Transnational Advocacy Networks in the Information Society: Partners or Pawns? The book launch will take place on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 4:30pm-6:30pm in Abramson Family Founders Room in the School of International Service at American University (AU) with an accessible remote participation option.
The IDPP at American University has launched today the beta version of “CRPD”, the world’s first mobile application on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). This innovation, currently available for iOS devices, supports disability advocacy and accessible participation in global governance processes by providing ready access to the structure, contents, States Parties, and knowledge dissemination around the Convention – the first human rights treaty of the 21st century and the fastest-growing treaty in history.
IDPP Executive Director and American University School of International Service Associate Professor Dr. Derrick Cogburn is co-organizing the Working Group “Accelerating Change in Global Governance: Enhancing the Participation of Excluded and Marginalized Voices Through Information and Communication Technology” at the 2017 International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention on Tuesday, 21 February 2017. Dr. Tina Kempin Reuter, IDPP Faculty Associate and Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Executive Director of its Institute for Human Rights, will co-organize the Working Group.
IDPP Executive Director and AU SIS Associate Professor Dr. Derrick Cogburn has been invited to speak at the State of the Net 2017 Conference Panel on Internet Governance at the Newseum in Washington, DC on Monday, 23 January 2017. The conference - "America's premier Internet policy series" - will cover topics ranging from the future of Internet governance to how its institutions and processes are in a struggle for legitimacy.
IDPP Executive Director and AU SIS Associate Professor Dr. Derrick Cogburn and IDPP Deputy Director and AU SOC Assistant Professor Dr. Filippo Trevisan will present and actively participate in the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-50) from 4-8 January 2017 in Waikoloa, Hawaii. They will be joined by IDPP Faculty Associate and AU SIS Associate Dean and Associate Professor Dr. Nanette Levinson, and IDPP Joint Advisory Board Member and AU Kogod School of Business Professor Dr. Alberto Espinosa. The HICSS conference is the longest running and one of the most prestigious conferences on system sciences in the world. IDPP has presented its research and actively participated in HICSS for the past eight years.