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GISWatch is a unique experience, I think. Don´t know if there is a similar project in other fields. Having each year the possibility of tackling a particular issue of the field of rights and ICT, convoquing experts to analyse it from different perspectives and counting with about 50 countries in each edition, to get down that analysis to each particular territory is very valuable.
"This is a very useful tool that will catalyze citizens' action in tracking and monitoring internet related policy making processes and initiatives"
I think the 2017s topic reflected the rising importance of the National and Regional Initiatives of Internet Governance. To know what is happening around the world about this topic and what is the real impact from the perspective of civil society organisations is neccesary to understand where the Internet Governance is going and what is the future of this technology.
The report brings the discussion on those themes to the local grassroots, policy and government officials who might not have a culture of community input or multistakholderims
The report is like a tool for evaluation, awareness, advocacy and monitoring.
GW raises awareness on ICT policy processes on local, regional and global levels. Gives the creative input of a civil society perspective.
The GISWatch is one of the most timely initiatives that seeks to document the global information society language which is crucial in this digital age.
I think GISWatch is valuable for researchers and activists to take a view of general global situation and compare the situation of each country.
Nobody, within its own very busy work, could monitor all topics in all region. GISWatch is the nearest tool to achieve such a goal in the Internet world.
I think this is a very important and fascination project, and it is impressive how you managed to put together experts from so many different countries.

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