Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

The Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (Portuguese: Comitê Gestor da Internet no Brasil; CGI.br) is a Brazilian government agency, first proposed in May 1995 by the then Ministry of Communication and the Ministry of Science and Technology (currently Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication),[1] and officially created on 3 September 2003.[2] It is a multi-stakeholder organization with members from the government, the corporate sector, the third sector and the academic community.[2]

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee
Comitê Gestor da Internet no Brasil
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CGI.br's logo
Agency overview
FormedSeptember 3, 2003; 17 years ago (2003-09-03)
JurisdictionBrazil
HeadquartersSão Paulo, São Paulo state
Child agencies
Websitecgi.br

The purpose of the agency is to promote technical quality, innovation and the dissemination of Internet services in Brazil.

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  1. ^ "Portaria Interministerial N° 147, de 31 de Maio de 1995". CGI.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b "DECRETO Nº 4.829, DE 3 DE SETEMBRO DE 2003". Diário Oficial da União. Federal government of Brazil. 3 September 2003. Retrieved 26 August 2017.

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