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About Stefaan G. Verhulst

Stefaan G. Verhulst is Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory @New York University (GovLab), an action research centre dedicated to improving governance through advances in technology. He is senior advisor to the Markle Foundation in New York, where he was Chief of Research. Previously he was Director of the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy at Oxford University (UK) from 1996. He has published widely in the areas of communications law and policy.

Articles by Stefaan G. Verhulst

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

From #Resistance to #Reimagining governance: 6 shifts that can improve the way we solve public problems

For change to be meaningful and positive, the question arises: What kind of government do we really want? One that moves us beyond resistance, to begin rebuilding.

Public legitimacy: ICANN at the crossroads

The debate about governing the internet is intensifying. Does the new medium need new forms of representation, or simply an application of “real world” norms? If the former, how can the public interest be best secured? The net’s governing body, ICANN, is meeting this weekend to thrash out the issues. A representative of the Markle Foundation sets out the principles he, and other independent experts, believe should guide it.
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