IGF 2019 WS #289 Development of Technical Internet Policies and Social Values

Organizer 1: Constanze Buerger, Federal Ministry of the Interior Germany
Organizer 2: Matt Miller, Bloomberg TV
Organizer 3: Michael J. Oghia,
Organizer 4: Tahar Schaa, German Ministry of Interior

Speaker 1: Constanze Buerger, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
Speaker 2: jin yan, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
Speaker 3: Tahar Schaa, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

Policy Question(s): 

Which cultural values ​​are defining your internet usage? What role do Internet protocols play in the fight against cyber attacks? What role should different stakeholders play in cybersecurity capacity building approaches? Trust and Accountability: How can trust and accountability be restored? How can globally accepted standards be developed?

Relevance to Theme: Only ensured participation of all stakeholders of the society makes a sustainable internet development possible. This prevents the divide of the internet into several parts and several other negative issues.

Relevance to Internet Governance: Strengthen the policy development in the internetorganizations like the NROs and the IETF is a direct positive effort for a biased and included Internet Governance. The role of governments itself and the importance of civil society and private sector is important to this.


Birds of a Feather - Auditorium - 60 Min

Description: Internet defines todays life in every level. Therefore the way policies for Internet Resources and technical standards are developing while participation is ensured is essential.
Countries are legitimate internet users and stakeholders themselves. Although In the policy development process, we have a standard stakeholder role .
This multi stakeholder approach is new task for the countries to take care about, to ensure the participation and sense full engagement of everyone in the internet.

Expected Outcomes: Creating awarenes for the democratic policy development processes. Strengthen the participation in policy development processes. Give an example to engage for other countries.

Onsite Moderator: 

Matt Miller, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

Online Moderator: 

Tahar Schaa, Government, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

Discussion Facilitation: 

After an impulse presentation feedback and opinoins are ask directly to certain persons of the audience and used to start an interactive discussion.

Online Participation: 

Online comments will be read for all in the audience and included in the discussion.


GOAL 4: Quality Education
GOAL 5: Gender Equality
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
GOAL 10: Reduced Inequalities
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
GOAL 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions