NIIEPA Research Projects
Research Projects
ICT & Internet Governance Policy

NIIEPA plays an active role in international ICT and Internet Governance policy making and research by participating in global/regional organizations and international collaborative projects. Some examples are: 

  • PKI International Cooperation
    • NIIEPA has played the role of the Secretariat of Chinese Taipei PKI Forum since 2001. NIIEPA promotes and represents Taiwan to participate in international collaboration activities such as RSA, APEC, and EEMA.
  • Participation in the United Nation's 2001-2005 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and WSIS Forum -
    • NIIEPA served as a think tank for our nation's authority and successfully promoted the dialogue between Taiwan and Tunisia, which has resulted in expanded collaboration between the two countries. 
  • ICANN Internet Governance Activities
    • In June 2004, NIIEPA established "ALS (At-large Structure) Taiwan" for direct access to first-hand information of global internet policies and trends, through which the voice of Taiwan's cybercitizens can also be heard.
  • APEC TEL Participation
    • NIIEPA was an invited speaker at APEC TEL in 2004 and 2005, which helped to showcase Taiwan's ICT developments and achievements on the global stage.
  • WSIS 2nd Phase Participation - Internet Governance Forum (IGF) from 2006 to 2010.
  • NIIEPA CEO Kuo-Wei Wu has been an elected board member of ICANN since 2010.
  • An on-going participant of the renewed IGF (20011-2015).

Research topics on ICT and Internet Governance NIIEPA has been involved include:

  • Evolution of global internet governance principles and policies.
  • IP Address & Domain Name Measurement Updates (IPDN).
  • Broadband policy.
  • Mitigation strategies for IPv4 address exhaustion.
  • Interoperability in PKI.
  • Study of tax credit regulations for IPv6 deployment in private sector.
  • IPv6 transition strategies for public sector.
  • Top-level domains business models and operations analysis.
  • ICT developments and personal information protection.
  • UN's internet governance policies and influences to Taiwan's ICT developments.
IP Address & Domain Name Measurement Updates (IPDN)

NIIEPA has developed an IPDN data-retrieval system to collect and compare measurement updates from OECD, European Union, APEC and international organizations across the internet to monitor global IPv6 allocation and deployment.

Each month NIIEPA publishes an electronic "IPDN Measurement Updates" in Chinese and distributes it to industry professionals for free. Each issue covers global internet development topics such as IPv6 deployment statistics and global trends, as well as New gTLD updates and statistics.

National Standards Research and Promotion
  • Comparative study of major international standards: ISO, CEN, United States, UK, and Canada, etc.
  • White Paper: Strategies for the Development of National Standards.
  • Proposal: Action Plan for the Development of National Standards
  • National standards promotion and training -
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