Submitted Proposals


Organization: eNACSO
Title :
Self-regulation - where and how is it working?
Provide a concise formulation for the proposed workshop theme including its importance and relevance to the IGF.
Self-regulation is often held out as being the optimal method for modern societies to grapple with the many challenges presented by the fast-moving, ever-changing world of the internet and its related digital technologies. But just where is self-regulation working and what is its record of achievement so far? Have alternative forms of intervention e.g. co-regulation or direct, state sponsored interventions produced better results elsewhere and how do we assess the relative utility of each approach?
Provide the names and affiliations of the panellists you are planning to invite. Describe the main actors in the field and whether you have you approached them about their willingness to participate in proposed workshop.
Safer Internet Project, GSMA, NACSO. Some of these organizers have yet to confirm their participation.
Provide the name of the organizer(s) of the workshop and their affiliation to various stakeholder groups. Describe how you will take steps to adhere to the multi-stakeholder principle, including geographical diversity.
NACSO will take prime responsibilty for organizing this event.
Does the proposed workshop provide different perspectives on the issues under discussion?
Yes.
Please explain how the workshop will address issues relating to Internet governance and describe how the workshop conforms with the Tunis Agenda in terms of substance and the mandate of the IGF.
The issue of self-regulation and other forms of regulation are central to many of the discussions taking place in and around the IGF. This partticular workshop will look at the question specifically in terms of what has been achieved in the field of child protection.
List similar events you and/or any other IGF workshops you have organized in the past.
Each of the sponsors has extensive experinece of organizing events of this kind.
Were you part of organizing a workshop last year? Which one? Did you submit a workshop report?
NACSO participated in two child safety workshops and also in the EU Best Practice Forum