[news release] ICANN President and Chief Executive Officer Fadi ChehadÃ© has arrived in Beijing for several days of meetings with leaders of Chinaâs Internet and telecommunications community.
ChehadÃ© will confer with several Chinese government agencies and representatives from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), the Internet Society of China (ISC) ,the China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR) and other Internet community stakeholders.
âAs evidenced by our opening of an Engagement Center in Beijing, ICANN is very determined to include Chinese stakeholders in our processes,â said ChehadÃ©. âThe number of Chinese citizens going online is increasing dramatically and collectively they have a voice that needs to be heard.â
ChehadÃ© will be in Beijing through Thursday, 13 February.