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About the European Bureau

The European Bureau was established in January 2010 to serve as the focal point for ISOC activities in the region and to advance the goals and mission of the Internet Society. Our goal is to work with our chapters, members, and partners to create a stronger presence and greater local visibility for the Internet Society in the European region.

The European Regional Bureau is led by Frédéric Donck

Roles and Responsibilities

The Internet Society European Bureau:

  • Will provide additional support for, and closer working relationships with, ISOC corporate partners, individual members, and more than 20 Chapters in Europe.
  • Will help extend in the European context ISOC’s work on important issues that have implications for the global Internet and in particular will position ISOC as a technical resource to policy makers and influencers in Europe and to reinforce ISOC’s role a trusted source of unbiased, technically sound information.
  • Aims to strengthen and broaden relationships with key stakeholders at European and national institutional levels
  • Promotes the Internet Model among key European decision and policy makers.
  • Provides ISOC and the Internet technical community with intelligence on developments in Europe, identifying opportunities and developments relevant to or impacting ISOC Members and ISOC strategic initiatives
  • Provides strategic advice on issues pertaining to the health of the Internet in Europe
  • Strengthens the profile of the Internet Society within the European Internet community, through regional activities such as INETs.
  • Represent ISOC and its programs and initiatives throughout the region.
  • Act as a resource in support of our network of regional chapters and in close cooperation with ISOC regional chapters structure (ECC)