IGF at Arab IGF: Digitalisation and environmental policy - looking at key trends

Event Calendar Date
Tuesday, 21st December, 2021 (14:00 UTC) - Tuesday, 21st December, 2021 (15:15 UTC)
Hosted by IGF Secretariat
BPF & PN Meetings

21 December 2021 | 15:00-16:15 CET

Digitalisation and environmental policy
- looking at key trends based on outputs of IGF 2021 Policy Network on Environment -

Arab IGF
Interactive dialogue with 3 key panelists, high-level experts from the IGF 2021 Policy Network on Environment (PNE)  Multistakeholder Working Group of Experts (PNE MWG)
Register to join https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lGMgEpnTQaC3lyuDRB9YfQ 






15:00 CET
(5 min)

Welcome from the IGF Secretariat and introduction

15:05 CET
(7 min)

Ms. Flurina Wasepi
IGF 2021 PNE Focal Point

What sustainable environment is about? High-level overview of key issues and trends PNE outlines in its final IGF 2021 report

15:12 CET
(10 min)

Mr. David Oehmen
UN Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Member of the PNE MWG

Looking into practical connections between digital technologies, digital policy and environment with regard to PNE focus on:

  • Environmental data
  • Food and water systems
  • Supply chain transparency and circularity

15:22 CET
(10 min)

Mr. Hossam Allam
Sustainable Growth, Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE)

Digital transformation as a pillar to reach sustainability and reduce harmful effects of climate change

15:32 CET
(3 min)

Zoom poll
Testing participants’ pulse: launching a short Zoom poll to understand the status awareness regarding environmental sustainability in different communities

15:35 CET
(25 min)

Open discussion between participants and speakers

Possible matters to address could relate to:

  • How can stakeholders leverage the Internet and Internet governance processes for working towards achieving sustainable development goals?

16:00 CET
(10 min)

Concluding remarks from the speakers reflecting on the discussion (3 min each)

16:10 CET
(5 min)

Few concluding remarks on PNE work and next steps
Final conclusion by the moderator