United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

The UNESCO started to look into Internet issues at the beginning of the 1990s. Its special concern has always been the right to freedom of opinion and expression on the Internet. Striving to find ways to guarantee this right to all, the UNESCO has also fought for multilingualism on the Internet. In this context, it has been actively engaged in the issue of internationalised domain names (iDNs). In 2015, the 38th UNESCO General Assembly adopted an extensive “Internet Universality” program, which is based on the four so-called ROAM principles (Rights, Openness, Access, Multistakeholderism).

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