The Internet Rights Observatory

Details of the organization
Federal Ministry for Economy, SMEs and self-employed persons
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: No
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: No

Information about the project
The Internet Rights Observatory
Through its Federal Ministry for Economy, SMEs and self-employed persons, Belgium has set up a website and discussion forum called Internet Rights Observatory. Each citizen closely or remotely involved in ICTs can freely express his opinion and receive information on the subject.
National implementation:
Ongoing from
various representatives of civil society, universities and public authorities

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Access to information and knowledge
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
  • discussion and information forum on the Internet,
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No