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Contributions for the second meeting of the IGF.

Interventions and Statements concerning the 3rd round of consultations in preparation of the second IGF, 5 September 2007

Contributions for 23 May Consultations to discuss programme and agenda for the second meeting of the IGF in Rio de Janeiro.

Contributions for 13 February 2007 stock-taking session.

Substantive contributions for the first meeting of the IGF.


Government of Brazil - Comments to the 'Programme Outline' document [ MSWord ]

Government of Indonesia - Internet Governance in Indonesia

  • Internet Governance in Indonesia [ MSWord ]
  • Language Diversity [pdf]

National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority in Egypt [ pdf ]

Proposals of the Russian Federation to the Agenda of the Internet Governance Forum [pdf]

UNESCO ‘Information for All’ Programme National Committee of Russia [ MSWord ]

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Secretariat

  • An Overview of ITU work on International Internet Interconnectivity [MSWord]
  • The ITU-T Study Group 17 work plan on countering spam [MSWord]
  • The ITU-T Study Group 17 work plan on Cybersecurity [MSWord]
  • An Overview of ITU-T Internationalized Domain Names activities [MSWord]
  • An Overview of ITU-T Security Initiatives [MSWord]
  • ITU/BDT/HRD - Youth Programme [MSWord]
  • ITU/BDR/HRD - Youth Programme [ppt]
  • An Overview of ITU-D Mandate and Activities in Cybersecurity [MSWord]
  • An Overview of ITU-D Mandate and Activities related to Access [MSWord]
  • An Overview of ITU-D Mandate and Activities in Measuring Access to telecommunication/ICTs and the Information Society [MSWord]
  • An Overview of ITU-D Mandate and Activities relevant to WSIS [MSWord]
  • An Overview of Some Relevant ITU Activities [MSWord]
  • Report of meeting of ITU Membership on mechanisms for cooperation on Cybersecurity and combating spam [MSWord]
  • The World Information Society Report [MSWord]

World Intellectual Property Organization [MSWord]

Council of Europe [MSWord] [pdf]

Council of Europe blogged submission to the IGF [MSWord]

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

  • OECD Anti-Spam Toolkit - English [pdf] | French [pdf]
  • Internet Traffic Exchange: Market Developments and Measurement of Growth[ pdf ]
  • A summary of OECD work relevant to the IGF [ MSWord]

The South Centre - Internet Governance for Development [ pdf ]

Government of Quebec [ pdf ]

International Chamber of Commerce/Business Action to Support the Information Society [BASIS]

  • ICC framework for consultation and drafting of Information Compliance obligations [ pdf ]
  • Issues Paper on Internationalized Domain Names(IDN) [ pdf ]
  • Employee privacy, data protection and human resources [policy statement focused on European Union context] [pdf]
  • Information security for executives [pdf]
  • Privacy Toolkit [pdf]
  • Securing your business [pdf]
  • Standard Contractual Clauses for the Transfer of Personal Data from the EU to Third Countries [pdf]
  • The impact of Internet content regulation [pdf]
  • ICC policy statement on 'spam' and unsolicited commercial electronic messages [pdf]
  • Revised and updated matrix of issues related to the Internet and organizations dealing with them [pdf]

Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) - Toward the Establishment of a Safe, Secure Internet Society through International Cooperation [MSWord]

Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) [MSWord]

Internet Society (ISOC)

  • Internationalising Top Level Domain Names: Another Look [ pdf ]
  • Names and Naming for the DNS [ pdf ]
  • DNS Root Name Servers [ pdf ]
  • DNS Root Name Servers FAQ [ pdf ]
  • The Genius of the Internet: Open Processes Drive Growth and Connectivity [ pdf ]
  • Capacity Building: Enabling Sustainable Development of the Internet [ pdf ]

ICANN's Non-Commercial User Constituency (NCUC) - Privacy Implications of WHOIS Database Policy [ MSWord ] [ pdf ]

The European Information Society Group - Policing the Internet: Democratically accountable partnerships or self-protection groups? [MSWord]

WSIS Civil Society Working Group Scientific Information [ pdf ] [ sxw ]

WSIS Civil Society Human Rights Caucus [ MSWord ]

Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE)
  • Sovereign Software [ pdf ]
  • Free Software Essentials Reference Sheet [pdf]

IT for Change - A Development Agenda in Internet Governance [ pdf ]

Consumer Project on Technology, Sun Microsystems, IP Justice, Professor Ghosh of the University of Maastricht and the Electronic Frontier Foundation - A Positive Role for Government Procurement in Promoting Open IT Standards, the Network Effect and the Information Society [ pdf ] [ odf ]

 Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
  • The Impact of Technological Protection Measure Regulation on Participation In The Information Society And The Free Flow of Information on The Internet [ pdf ]
  • Unintended Consequences: Seven Years under the DMCA [ pdf ]

Swiss Internet User Group - Internet Quality Labels [txt]

Native Language Internet Consortium (NLIC)  [MSWord]

EUROLINC [ MSWord ]

Public Interest Registry - Principles for the Foundation of Top Level IDNs [ pdf ]

Indigenous ICT Taskforce [ MSWord ]

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) - Reducing the Cost of International Internet Connectivity [ pdf ]

Centre Africain D'Echange Culturel (CAFEC), Coordination Nationale Du Reprontic Coordination Sous Regionale Afrique Centrale (ACSIS) [ txt ]

Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) [ pdf ]

IPv6 Forum - IPv6 Forum Roadmap &Vision [ pdf ]

Global Internet Policy Initiative
  • Redelegation of Country Code Top Level Domains [ pdf ]
  • Internet Exchange Points: Their Importance to Development of the Internet and Strategies for their Deployment – The African Example [ pdf ]
  • Trust And Security In Cyberspace: The Legal And Policy Framework for Addressing Cybercrime [ pdf ]

Native Language Internet Consortium - An Academic’s Perspective on Promoting Multilingual Internet in India [ rtf ]

Spanish Experts Group on Internet Governance and of Telefonica Foundation and Politécnica Madrid [ pdf ]

Spanish Experts Group on Internet Governance and of Telefonica Foundation and Politécnica Madrid - Internet Governance and Sustainability: Proposal of Subjects for the Debate [ pdf ]

Yale Information Society Project - Best Practices for Internet Standards Governance [ MSWord ] [ pdf ]

WSIS Academia, Education and Research Task force - Open Educational Resources (OER) [ rtf ]

Internet Governance Project

  • General Contribution [MSWord]
  • Framework Convention [ pdf ]
  • Political Oversight of ICANN [ pdf ]

IP Justice - Realizing the Internet’s Promise of Universal Access to Knowledge and Development [ MSWord ] [ pdf ]

Ambassador Janis Karklins - Moderator’s Summary of the Seminar “The Internet and the post-WSIS environment: enhancing dialogue among the stakeholders” [MSWord]

Kishik Park, ETRI, Rep. of Korea, Chairman, ITU-T Study Group 3 - International Internet Connectivity [ ppt ]

Mr. Jean Jacques Massima-Landji, Head of Delegation, Gabon - The ITU Development Sector and the Information Society [ppt]

Baher Esmat and Juan Fernandez - International Internet Connections Costs [ MSWord ]

David Allen, Co-principal, World Collaboration for Communications Policy Research - The role of intellectual / academic work in a policy forum [pdf]

Professor William H. Dutton, Director, Oxford Internet Institute - Addressing the Issues of Internet Governance for Development: A Framework for Setting an Agenda for Effective Coordination [ MSWord ] [ pdf ]

Vittorio Bertola, Turin, Italy - Chairman, ICANN At-large Advisery Committee & Former Member of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)

    • An introduction to Trusted Computing [ MSWord ]
    • The Internet Bill of Rights [ MSWord ]
    • Intellectual Property and the Internet: Issues, disagreements and open problems [ MSWord ]

Rishab A Ghosh, Senior Researcher at the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and social Research and training centre on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) - An Economic Basis for Open Standards [ pdf ]

Janice R. Lachance, CEO, Special Libraries Association - Transparency and Openness in a Global Economy [MSWord]

Jeremy Malcolm, PhD candidate in law researching the IGF - Multi-Stakeholder Policy Development within the IGF [ pdf ]

Kuo-Wei Wu, Member of Executive Council, Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) [ MSWord ] [ pdf ]

JFC Morfin, INTLNET President - English [pdf] French [pdf]

Janet Hawtin­Reid , Computing and information design, Bettong.org - Promoting Principles which Encourage Innovation and Participation  [ pdf ]

Werner Staub (CORE) and Dirk Krischenowski (dotBERLIN) - GeoTLDs – Diversity, Multilingualism and Local Content [pdf]

Interventions made during the 2nd round of consultations on the convening of the IGF, 19 May 2006.

Comments on the substantive agenda.

Comments on the proposed multistakeholder group.

Interventions made during the first consultations on the convening of the IGF 16 -17 February 2006.

General Contributions.

IGF questionnaire responses.



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