IGF 2016 Second Open Consultations and MAG Meeting Agenda

Draft Agenda


The purpose of the second round of IGF open consultations and MAG meeting is to advance preparations for the IGF 2016 annual meeting and to take stock of the ongoing IGF community intersessional activities and other relevant Internet Governance related fora.


Day 1: 12 July 2016 - Open Consultations



Agenda Item

10:00 - 10:40





10:40 - 11:10








11:10 - 11:50




11:50 - 12:30





1.    Welcome from MAG Chair and adoption of the agenda

2.    Welcome from UNDESA

3.    Welcome from Honorary Host Country Chair and briefing on state of preparations for annual meeting by Host Country


4.    Briefing on state of preparations from IGF Secretariat and Host Country

a)     Workshop proposals

b)    Open Forums, Dynamic Coalitions and other proposals

c)     Day-Zero

d)    Main/Thematic Sessions (Overview from MAG WG on Main Sessions)



  1. Updates from IGF Best Practice Forums (BPFs) and IGF Policy Options for Connecting and Enabling the Next Billion(s) - Phase II



6. Updates from National and Regional IGF Initiatives (NRIs)



7. Updates from IGF Dynamic Coalitions (DCs)

13:00 - 15:00


15:00 - 16:30



16:30 - 17:15








17:15 - 18:00

    8. Open Discussion/Consultation on Retreat on Advancing the 10-year            Mandate of the IGF


   9.    Briefings from other related/relevant initiatives or organizations

      a)     Stanford University deliberative polling

      b)     World Economic Forum (WEF) Internet for All Initiative

      c)     Global Internet Policy Observatory (GIPO)

      d)     NetMundial Initiative

       e)     Comments/updates from other stakeholders from the floor



    10. Open Discussion w/ community on IGF issues or Continue Open Discussion/Consultation on Retreat



Day 2: 13 July 2016 - MAG Meeting (open to observers)



Agenda Item

10:00 - 10:30






(continued below)

1.    Opening Statements

a)     Introduction from the Chair and adoption of agenda

b)    Host Country Honorary Co-Chair + Presentation to MAG on annual meeting preparations


2. Overview of workshop proposal evaluations, open forum proposals     and other sessions by the IGF Secretariat


      3. Review final workshop selection process


      4. Workshop selection


13:00 - 15:00


15:00 - 18:00

(continued below)

     5. Continue workshop selection




Day 3: 14 July 2016 - MAG Meeting (open to observers)





Agenda Item

10:00 - 12:00


12:00 - 13:00

(continued below)

     1. Continue and finalize workshop selection


     2.  Discussion on Main/Focus Sessions

a)     Update from MAG WG on Main/Focus Sessions

b)    Main/Focus Sessions: Content including desired outcomes/outputs, format, length, etc.

c)     Selection and scheduling of main/focus sessions

d)    Next steps in planning, appointment of MAG lead facilitators


13:00 - 15:00


15:00 - 16:30


16:30 - 17:15









17:15 - 18:00

3. Continue discussion and selection of Main/Focus Sessions)


 4. Follow-up as needed based on status updates from Open Consultations.

- BPFs

- CENB Phase II

- NRIs

- DCs




5. Any other business

a)     Scheduling of 3rd face-to-face MAG meeting and MAG Virtual Meeting Schedule

b)    Next steps in annual meeting programming, main session planning, etc.