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Three Indians appointed by UN Secretary General on advisory group for next Internet Governance Forum

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Three Indians have been appointed as members to the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) for 2021 of the United Nations'(UN) Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The appointees are Amrita Choudhury, director of the Cyber Cafe Association of India and the Internet Society (ISOC) India Delhi Chapter, Rajesh Chharia, president of the Internet Service Providers Association and T Santosh, Scientist E at the Human Resource Development division of the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. The list of MAG-2021 apppointees was announced by UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the conclusion of the  latest IGF. "The main task of the Advisory Group is to provide advice on the preparations for the sixteenth meeting of the Internet Governance Forum in 2021, to be hosted by the Government of Poland," the UN said in a statement. As a past IGF host country, India was entitled to…

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