[At-Large] IGF Cancelled
salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at gmail.com
Fri Jul 26 06:53:57 UTC 2013
Apparently the word out is the IGF in Bali has been cancelled.
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> From: "Ang Peng Hwa (Prof)" <TPHANG at ntu.edu.sg>
> Date: Jul 26, 2013 12:04 AM
> Subject: [GIGANET-MEMBERS] IGF Cancelled
> To: <GIGANET-MEMBERS at listserv.syr.edu>
> This is sad but official: the Indonesian organizers have cancelled the IGF.
> There is a news report in Bahasa Indonesia at http://inet.detik.com/read/2013/07/25/135130/2314218/328/kurang-dana-forum-internet-dunia-batal-digelar-di-bali. Use Google translate and you will be able to read.
> I had met the civil society organizers just this week. According to the news report, out of the US$2.2M (Rp22 billion) budget, they had raised US$900k. The Ministry had given US$250k. So they had a shortfall of US$1.05M.
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