IGF 2022 Open Forums

Below are the open forum sessions included in the final IGF 2022 programme
Please see here for a list of all open forum proposals received. 

 

ID Organization Title
4 Federal Office of Communications

TBD
IGF 2022 Open Forum #4 Digital self-determination: a pillar of digital democracy
6 African Union Commission - PRIDA

Dr. Margaret Nyambura Ndung'u, PRIDA-African Union Commission, Intergovernmental Mr. Adil Sulieman, African Union Commission, Intergovernmental Dr. Kamugisha Kazaura, African Union Commission, Intergovernmental Ms. Mary Uduma, West Africa IGF, NRI Mr. Mactar Seck, UN Economic Commission for Africa Chair of the Host of 2022 Continental IGF to be held in Malawi Mr. Joshua Joshua, West Africa IGF Mr. Salyou Fanny, Central Africa IGF
IGF 2022 Open Forum #6 African Union Open Forum
16 Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation

Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation
IGF 2022 Open Forum #16 Commonwealth Hard Talk for Action
25 bureau of information technology development, Cyberspace Administration of China

Su Jun, Dean of the Institute of Intelligent Social Governance, Tsinghua University

IGF 2022 Open Forum #25 Explore the road of intelligent social governance in advance

29 Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI)

Government of Japan
IGF 2022 Open Forum #29 GPAI: A Multistakeholder initiative on trustworthy AI
34 World Wide Web Foundation

Yu Ping Chan. UN Office of the Tech Envoy. UN Nnenna Nwakanma. World Wide Web Foundation. Civil Society. Africa Antoine Vergne. Missions Publiques. Civil Society. Civil Society. Europe Sheetal Kumar. Global Partners Digital. Civil Society. North America

IGF 2022 Open Forum #34 Assessing Citizen Engagement into the Global Digital Compact

35 Digital Impact Alliance

- Kathleen McGowan, Director of Policy, Advocacy, and Governance, Digital Impact Alliance at the United Nations Foundation

IGF 2022 Open Forum #35 The Digital Public Goods Charter – Committing to the Future

38 European Commission DG INTPA

European Commision, DG INTPA

Grazvydas JAKUBAUSKAS, DG INTPA, F5 and Francesko VINCI, DG INPA, A1.

IGF 2022 Open Forum #38 Data as new gold: how to avoid ‘gold rush’ and create value

40 GSMA

Sophie Falsini, UNCDF, global

IGF 2022 Open Forum #40 An internet that empowers all women: can we make it happen?

41 UN DESA

Ian Rutherford / Francesca Perucci, United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD-DESA), United Nations, International Nnenna Nwakanma, World Wide Web Foundation (WWWF), Academia / Professional body, Africa On behalf of the Programme Committee (https://unstats.un.org/unsd/undataforum/partners/programme-committee.ht…) of the UN World Data Forum and the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (https://unstats.un.org/unsd/undataforum/partners/HLG-PCCB.html)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #41 Governing data and statistics during disasters and recovery

44 Undersecretary of Information Technology - Secretary of Public Innovation - Chief of Cabinet of the President of Argentina

South School on Internet Governance Dominios Latinoamérica CCAT LAT - Centro de Capacitación en Alta Tecnología para Latinoamérica y el Caribe

IGF 2022 Open Forum #44 Enhancing cybersecurity of the National Administration

46 DNS Abuse Institute

Rowena Schoo, DNS Abuse Institute, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific Ajith Francis, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group Sam Demetriou, Verisign, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group Manal Ismail, National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Egypt, African Farzaneh Badii, Founder at Digital Medusa, Western European and Others Group/Asia Pacific Chirs Lewis-Evans, UK National Crime Agency, Western European and Others Group
IGF 2022 Open Forum #46 Strengthening MS collaboration on DNS Abuse
48 Internet Society

Agustina Callegari, Internet Society, Technical Community, LAC Natalie Campbell, Internet Society, Technical Community, WEG Akriti Bopanna, Internet Society, Technical Community, APAC
IGF 2022 Open Forum #48 Internet Society Open Forum "Protecting the Internet"
49 Freedom Online Coalition

 

IGF 2022 Open Forum #49 Advancing Digital Inclusion through the Freedom Online Coalition: Responding to Internet Fragmentation

50 Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) - on behalf of Conference co-organizers (World Bank, CyberPeace Institute and World Economic Forum)

Francesca Bosco, CyberPeace Institute, Civil society, Western European and Others Regional Group Natasa Perucica, World Economic Forum, Non-governmental organization, Eastern European Regional Group Daniela Pena Lazaro, World Bank, Intergovernmental organization, Latin American and Caribbean Regional Group Anna Noij, Global Forum on Cyber Expertise, Civil society, Asia Pacific Regional Group

IGF 2022 Open Forum #50 Global Conference on CCB: Cyber Resilience for Development

51 The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), https://www.unescwa.org/;

The League of Arab States (Arab Organization), http://www.lasportal.org/Pages/Welcome.aspx;

The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), Egypt (Government) https://www.tra.gov.eg/en/.

IGF 2022 Open Forum #51 ESCWA 2nd OF for Digital Cooperation in the Arab Region

56 Cyber Security Association of China

Cyberspace Administration of China;

Bureau of International Cooperation, Cyberspace Administration of China;

Cyber Security Association of China;

IGF 2022 Open Forum #56 EnhanceInternationalCooperation on Data-DrivenDigitalEconomy

57 ITU

Office of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children

Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth

UNICEF

UNOY (TBC)

Youth IGF (TBC)
IGF 2022 Open Forum #57 Digital skills for protection and participation online
58 Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations

Alisa Heaver, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Government

Daniel Nanghaka, ILICIT Africa, Civil society/Private sector

Gerben Klein Baltink, Dutch Internet Standards Platform (Internet.nl), Government/Private sector

Wout de Natris, Internet Standards, Security and Safety Coalition (IS3C), Private sector

IGF 2022 Open Forum #58 Promoting Internet standards to increase safety and security

59 UNCTAD

Martyna Derszniak-Noirjean, PhD / Director International Cooperation Office Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, Poland Joseph Wozniak Director of the Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Programme at the International Trade Centre, Geneva, Switzerland. Sophie Hunter, Project Assistants, UNCTAD

IGF 2022 Open Forum #59 How competition can support SMEs online market access

61 Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), United Kingdom

Marek Blachut, DCMS, Government, WEOG

Nigel Hickson, DCMS, Government, WEOG
IGF 2022 Open Forum #61 Future of the Internet: Realising a shared vision
62 Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy

Alisa Heaver, Ministry of Eocnomic Affairs and Climate Policy, Government, WEOG

Marjolijn Bonthuis, NLIGF, Civil Society, WEOG

Stephanie Teeuwen, NLIGF, Civil Society, WEOG

IGF 2022 Open Forum #62 Dutch approach to protect the public core of the Internet

64 OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

Deniz Wagner, Adviser to the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Julia Haas, Project Officer, Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

IGF 2022 Open Forum #64 Spotlight on AI-driven content governance in times of crisis

65 Council of Europe

Brian O’Neill, DCE Expert Group, Council of Europe

Janice Richardson, DCE Expert Group, Council of Europe

IGF 2022 Open Forum #65 Promoting democratic culture online and transforming global

66 Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Matthew Nguyen, Tony Blair Institute, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Blaise Bayuo, Tony Blair Institute, Civil Society, Africa Jess Northend, Tony Blair Institute, Civil Society, Western European and Others Vann Bentley, Web Foundation, Civil Society, Western European and Others
IGF 2022 Open Forum #66 South-South Collaboration in Web3 Governance
68 Organizers

CODES (Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability):

Future Earth

German Environment Agency (UBA)* - Western European and Others Group

International Science Council (ISC)

Kenya Ministry of Environmental and Forestry - African Group

Sustainability in the Digital Age (SDA)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

*UBA serves as a focal point for this application.

IGF 2022 Open Forum #68 Our Action Plan for a Sustainable Planet in the Digital Age

70 Tawfik Jelassi, Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information UNESCO

Marielza Oliveira, Director for Programmes and Operational Programme Monitoring UNESCO

Cedric Wachholz, Chief of Section Digital Innovation and Transformation for Communication and Information Sector UNESCO

Guilherme Canela de Souza Godoi, Chief of Section Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists Communication and Information Sector UNESCO

Misako Ito, Regional Advisor for Communication and Information in Africa, UNESCO Nairobi

Rachel Pollack, Associate Programme Specialist, Section Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalist UNESCO

Charline d’Oultremont, Consultant Digital Innovation, and Transformation, Communication and Information Sector UNESCO

IGF 2022 Open Forum #70 Open Forum: Shaping digital platforms for the public good

71 European Commission

European Commission (different services)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #71 From regional to global: EU approach to digital transformation

75 Menno Ettema – Council of Europe – International Organisation –Western Europe

Giulia Lucchese – Council of Europe – International Organisation –Western Europe

Simona Cruciani – UNOSAPG – United Nations - International Organisation

IGF 2022 Open Forum #75 Combating Hate Speech – Answering the H & 5 W’s Questions

77 African Union Commission

Souhila Amazouz, Senior ICT Policy Officer, Information Society Division, African Union Commission (AUC)

Johannes Wander, Policy Advisor, DataCipation, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
IGF 2022 Open Forum #77 Implementing the AU Data Policy Framework
78 Equality Now

Adrian Martin Couce, Government of Spain, Government, WEOG; (Onsite Moderator) Emma Gibson, Women Leading in AI, WEOG; (Onsite Rapporteur) Amanda Manyame, Equality Now, Civil Society Organization, Africa Group; (Online Moderator) Niki Kandirikirira, Equality Now, Civil Society Organization, WEOG
IGF 2022 Open Forum #78 Guaranteeing Universal Digital Rights for All
79 Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br)

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br):

- Laura Tresca, CGI.br, Civil Society, GRULAC

- Bia Barbosa, CGI.br, Civil Society, GRULAC

- Tanara Lauschner, CGI.br, Technical Community, GRULAC

Onsite Moderator:

· Bia Barbosa, CGI.br, Civil Society, GRULAC

Online Moderator:

· Luiza Mesquita, Technical Advisor to the CGI.br Board, Technical Community, GRULAC

Rapporteur:

· Gabriela Nardy de Vasconcellos Leitão, Technical Advisor to the CGI.br Board, Technical Community, GRULAC
IGF 2022 Open Forum #79 CGI.br’s Gender and Diversity Agenda for ICTs
84 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)

- Fabiola Frick, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), Government/Organisation with international scope, Europe - Jonas Herzing, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), Government/Organisation with international scope, Europe - Leonie Kellerhof, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), Government/Organisation with international scope, Europe
IGF 2022 Open Forum #84 Digital Education and the Future of Women’s Work
85 The Global Encryption Coalition Steering Commitee:

Greg Nojeim, Center for Democracy & Technology, civil society, WEOG

Mallory Knodel, Center for Democracy & Technology, civil society, WEOG

Jeff Wilbur, Internet Society, technical community, WEOG

Ryan Polk, Internet Society, technical community, WEOG

Sheetal Kumar, Global Partners Digital, civil society, WEOG

IGF 2022 Open Forum #85 Security for whom?: Manifestations of weakened encryption

86 World Intellectual Property Organization

WIPO

IGF 2022 Open Forum #86 Creative industries at the time of NFTs and the Metaverse

87 ICANN

[email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

IGF 2022 Open Forum #87 ICANN And Ensuring the continuity of the Unique Identifiers

88 TaC-Together against Cybercrime International

Youth IGFs from 35+countries

European Commission

European Parliament Delegation to the IGF
IGF 2022 Open Forum #88 EU Delegation to the IGF & Youth IGF
89 African Union Commision

Dr Ify Ogo- Regional Coordination Specialist for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Ms Thelma Quaye- Head: Digital Infrastructure and Capacity Building at Smart Africa

Ms Emily Mburu-Ndoria-Director:, Directorate of Trade in Services, Investments, Intellectual Property Rights and Digital Trade and Data Governance, at the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat

Mr Kenneth Muhangi Esq.- Lecturer of Law and Head of Subject, Intellectual Property Lecturer of Law and Head of Subject:, Intellectual Property, at Uganda Christian University and consultant at the World Bank.

Mr. James Hodge, Head of Network of Competition Authorities on Regulation of Digital Markets

Ms Souhila Amazouz, Senior ICT Policy Officer, Information Society Division, African Union Commission (AUC)

Ms Pierrinne Leaukes - Data Economy Policy Advisor at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarmarbeit (GIZ)

Mr Johannes Wander - Policy Advisor, DataCipation, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #89 Enabling a just data-driven African digital single market

94 Global Privacy Assembly - AI Working Group

- Dalbir Singh, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Government, WEOG

- Ethan Plato, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia, Government, WEOG

- Luigi Carrozzi, Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali, Government, WEOG

- Sophia Ignatidou, Information Commissioner's Office, Government, WEOG

- TBD, Der Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit, Government, WEOG
IGF 2022 Open Forum #94 Privacy Risk Management in AI
95 Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan

Yoichi Iida,
IGF 2022 Open Forum #95 Internet shutdown and Network restrictions
97 UN DESA

UN DESA - Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government, in partnership with UN ECA, UN ESCAP, and other UN agencies

IGF 2022 Open Forum #97 Adopting Data Governance Framework: From Silos to Ecosystem

101 UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR)

Center for Democracy and Technology (contact person TBD) International Telecommunications Union (TBD) Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Technology

IGF 2022 Open Forum #101 Open Forum on Technical Standard-Setting and Human Rights

102 Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan

National and regional fact-checkers International network of fact checkers Global Platformer Media and intermediaries Civil Society
IGF 2022 Open Forum #102 Disinformation and Multistakeholder Fact Checkers
103 Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

Yoichi Iida, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Government

Yusuke Seki, same above

IGF 2022 Open Forum #103 Promoting cross-border Data Flow and Trustworthy Data Space

105 Africa Internet Governance Community Engagement

1. Wisdom Donkor, Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation, West Africa

2. Michael Ilishebo, Zambia Internet Governance Forum, Southern Africa

3. Poncelet Ileleji, Gambia IGF

4. Zanyiwe Asare, Chair, South Africa IGF

5. Baratang Miya, South Africa Internet Governance Forum.
IGF 2022 Open Forum #105 Africa Internet Governance Community Engagement
107 OHCHR

Sophie Pilgrim, Executive Office of the Secretary General (TBD)

Yena Yoo, Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea (TBD)

Raphael Warolin, European Union EEAS, EU (TBD)

Laura O’Brien, Senior UN Advocacy Lead, Access Now (TBD)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #107 Technology and Human Rights Due Diligence at the UN

108 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Latvia

IGF 2022 Open Forum #108 Combatting Disinformation without Resorting to Online Censor

109

 

ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD, UNDP

 

IGF 2022 Open Forum #109 Open Consultation Process for the WSIS Forum 2023