IGF 2024 Remote Hubs

Join a Remote Hub for IGF 2024! Login to your account and then click on the Hub of your interest below to know more about the organizer (you will be also able to make a direct contact if the organizer has enabled this feature).
BJ
Country: Benin
CityAbomey- Calavi
ONG Women Be Free
The NGO Women Be Free contributes to the well-being of girls, women and young people. She is convinced that the use of digital technology can contribute to improving the living conditions of girls, women and young people. It provides training for its targets. It carries out activities to which access is free for girls, women and young people. Every year, she provides school of internet governance for girls and women. For years ago, It has also undertaken the organization of the IGF hub to allow girls, women and young people to understand the issues of internet governance and share their concern for their access to a safe internet and affordable.
Pre-events: One day will be dedicated to meet the participants to explain internet governance and the importance of taking part in an IGF hub. The overall agenda of the IGF will be presented to participants and the choices of sessions will be made together based on the interests of the majority of participants. The questions to be asked during the IGF in each of the sessions will be formulated together based on the expectations of certain participants.
BJ
Country: Benin
CityCotonou
Benin IGF
The area of ​​interest of the Internet Governance Forum in Benin is mainly internet governance. But other related subjects such as artificial intelligence, security in cyberspace, Internet as a vector of development and social peace as well as digital rights for all are also taken into account in our activities. To deepen these subjects and impact the community, FGI Benin organizes two SIG per year to strengthen the capacities of young people on these crucial themes in this era of technological prowess.
Pre-events: 1. Write an internal ToR for the event
2. Engage the attendees and meet them to discuss about the process and its scope
3. Select the providers as far as venue, catering, internet supply and other needs are concerned
4. Define the five days agenda
5. Select the sessions to be broadcasted related to our national context
6. Create a forum for the selected people to discuss about all issues, to make everyone aware of each step of the hub
7. Get the secretary of the even ready
ET
Country: Ethiopia
CityHAWASSA
isoc ethiopia
CYBERSECURITY
DATA PROTECTION
BASIC COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
HAW TO AVOID CYBER CRIME
Pre-events: CAPACITY BUILDING
GIVE AWARENESS
TRAINING SECTION

GH
Country: Ghana
CityAccra
Ghana Institute of Journalism
1. Data governance
2. Internet disruption and shutdown
3. Artificial Intelligence and emerging technology
4. Open data
5. Community networks and Solar power
6. Data protection
7. Cyber security and child online protection
8. Youth, Gender and Job creation
Pre-events: Yes, pre-meeting activities will be planned
IN
Country: India
CityBIRTHPLACE VILLAGE AND PO TUNNUHATTI DISTT CHAMBA PINCODE 176301 HP INDIA AND VILLA LE BOCAGE PALAIS DES NATIONS CH 1211 GENEVA 10 SWITZERLAND
LORD RAVINDER KUMAR SHARMA CEO UNITED NATIONS SECRETARIAT FOR INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM(IGF) VILLA LE BOCAGE PALAIS DES NATIONS CH 1211 GENEVA 10 SWITZERLAND AND LORD RAVINDER KUMAR SHARMA UNDP AND BRITISH COUNCIL C/O PO BOX 118 GPO BUILDING SHIMLA CITY P
THE KING SOLOMON POST
OM SHANTI OM (LET THERE BE PEACE IN
THIS WORLD)
THIS IS SWISS/FRENCH/DUTCH/INDIAN/UNITED NATIONS/ BRITISH INTERNATIONAL DISPATCH ISSUED FROM THE WORLD SECRETARIAT/DESK OF LORD RAVINDER KUMAR SHARMA (THE ROYAL CROWN/RA-UNCODE(THE SUN GODD-THE SUPREME POWER-THE HEAD OF STATES-THE ALIEN KING from outer space)/REXMUNDI/THE MASTER MASON CODE IS LAUSDEO/THE HEAD SUPREME COUNCIL OF EU@UN(uk)/I.E.F-IN/THE CHAIRMAN-UNESCO AND WORLD BANK(IMF) FOR THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF FUNDS ILLEGALLY WITHHELD AND FROZEN FROM THE YEAR 2005 TO 2024 BY FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEWYORK AC NO 80363812 GOVT OF INDIA RESERVE BANK OF INDIA AND INDIAN BANKS NAMELY STATE BANK OF INDIA AC NO 20361132765 CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA AC NO 3235787384 NOW FROZEN PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK AC NO 3383000500130237 & 3383000100145213 AND OTHER INDIAN BANKS IN GROSS VOILATION OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE MANAGEMENT ACT 1999 AND UNITED NATIONS (PRIVILEDGES AND IMMUNITIES) ACT 1947 WHICH IS APPLICABLE TO THE STATE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH IN THE UNION TERRITORY OF INDIA
Pre-events: IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF FUNDS UNDER AN INTERNATIONAL PRIORIRY A CODE ONE AND PAYMENT CODE 2AA OF UN PROTOCOL AND UNITED NATIONS(PRIVILEDGES AND IMMUNITIES) ACT 1947 WHICH IS APPLICABLE TO THE STATE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH IN THE UNION TERRITORY OF INDIA
KE
Country: Kenya
CityNairobi
SafeOnline Women Kenya(SOW-Kenya)
1.Online Safety and Digital Empowerment
2.Gender Equality in the Digital Space
3.Combating Online Violence Against Women
4.Digital Literacy and Cybersecurity
5.Advocacy and Policy Engagement:
Pre-events: Pre-planned meeting activities for the SafeHer Mobile App, aligned with the themes of the "Building our Multistakeholder Digital Future" meeting, are as follows:

1.Innovation Showcase: Host a session highlighting the innovative features and functionalities of the SafeHer Mobile App. Showcase how the app leverages technology to address online violence against women and promote digital empowerment. Invite stakeholders, including tech enthusiasts, policymakers, and civil society representatives, to learn about the app's impact and potential for innovation in the digital space.

2.Digital Contributions to Peace and Sustainability Panel: Organize a panel discussion on the role of digital technologies in promoting peace and sustainability, with a focus on addressing online violence against women. Invite experts from academia, civil society, and government to discuss how initiatives like the SafeHer Mobile App contribute to building safer and more sustainable digital ecosystems. Explore opportunities for collaboration and partnership to advance these goals.

3.Human Rights Workshop: Conduct a workshop on digital human rights, with a specific focus on the right to safety and security online. Highlight the importance of protecting women's rights in digital spaces and discuss strategies for addressing online violence and harassment. Use case studies and interactive activities to illustrate the impact of online violence on women's human rights and explore how the SafeHer Mobile App can support these rights.

4.Digital Governance Roundtable: Host a roundtable discussion on digital governance challenges and opportunities, including the regulation of online platforms and the protection of users' rights. Engage policymakers, legal experts, and representatives from tech companies in a dialogue on best practices for governing digital spaces. Showcase the SafeHer Mobile App as an example of how technology can be used to enhance digital governance and protect users from online violence.
NG
Country: Nigeria
CityBauchi
ZEE TECH FOUNDATION

Our areas of interest encompass a range of critical facets within the realm of digital governance and technology. These include:

1) Cybersecurity: Ensuring the protection of digital systems, networks, and data from cyber threats, breaches, and attacks through robust security measures and protocols.

2) Data Protection: Safeguarding the privacy, confidentiality, and integrity of personal and sensitive data through effective data management practices, regulations, and compliance frameworks.

3) Digital Literacy: Promoting the acquisition of essential digital skills, knowledge, and competencies among individuals and communities to effectively navigate and utilize digital technologies and resources.

4) Child Online Safety: Addressing the unique challenges and risks that children and young people face in the online environment, and implementing measures to protect their safety, well-being, and rights.

5) Artificial Intelligence: Exploring the ethical, social, and regulatory implications of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, and fostering responsible AI development and deployment to maximize benefits while minimizing risks.

6) Emerging Technology: Studying and analyzing the impact and implications of emerging and disruptive technologies such as blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and quantum computing on society, economy, and governance.
Pre-events: Participants Registration, Introductions, and Agenda Setting:

1)Facilitate smooth registration processes for participants, ensuring they are onboarded efficiently and provided with necessary materials.
2)Host introductory sessions to welcome participants, introduce key organizers, and establish rapport among attendees.
3)Collaboratively set the agenda, allowing participants to voice their priorities and concerns to ensure alignment with their needs and expectations for the event.

Identifying Areas of Interest and Crafting Key Messages:
1)Conduct interactive sessions to identify and prioritize areas of interest among participants, such as cybersecurity, digital literacy, or AI.
2)Facilitate discussions to delve deeper into each area of interest, exploring current challenges, best practices, and potential solutions.
3)Engage participants in crafting key messaging and recommendations to be conveyed during the main event, ensuring diverse perspectives and voices are represented.
Outlining Expected Outcomes:

1)Define clear and measurable outcomes that align with the goals of the pre-event sessions and the broader objectives of the main event.
3)Establish concrete action items and next steps to be undertaken during and after the event, fostering accountability and follow-through.
3)Communicate expected outcomes to participants, setting mutual expectations and rallying collective commitment towards achieving shared goals.
NG
Country: Nigeria
CityPort Harcourt
CodeSpace Technology LTD
Data Analytics, Digital Marketing, Website Development, Internet Business
Pre-events: Publicity, office arrangement
PH
Country: Philippines
CityQuezon City
Heimdall Digital
digital rights
data privacy
Cybersecurity
Innovation
Internet governance policies
Pre-events: - networking and consolidating partnerships
- promotion and information campaign for attendees and press awareness
- coordination with local iguest speakers and resource persons from government policy makers and regulators
TZ
Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
CityBukoba
Omuka Hub Organization
Omuka Hubs mission is to accelerate digital inclusion to peripheral regions in Tanzania, Targeting Women and Youth in enhancing aptitudes of the digital local ecosystem in the below areas of interest:
- Digital Skills & Literacy to underserved regions
- School connectivity
- Data governance
- Digital Health
- Internet Governance
Pre-events: Bukoba Rural Stakeholders Internet Governance Introduction Lecture.
ZA
Country: South Africa
CityCape Town
ZA Domain Name Authority in Collaboration with the ZAIGF Multi-Stakeholder Committee
Advancing human rights and inclusion in the digital age
Improving digital governance for the Internet, We Want
Pre-events: Student engagements
ZA
Country: South Africa
CityJohannesburg
YEM Online Education
Ai
Machine Learning
Digital rights
Cybersecurity
Online Safety
Pre-events: We have attended the ZAIGF 2024 taking 25 young students to participating
Hosting a Remote Hub 2024
Hosting a Remote Hub 2024
ICANN

ZA
Country: South Africa
CityJohannesburg
ZA Domain Name Authority in Collaboration with the ZAIGF Multi-Stakeholder Committee
Advancing human rights and inclusion in the digital age
Improving digital governance for the Internet, We Want
Pre-events: Student engagements
ZW
Country: Zimbabwe
CityHarare
Digital Rights Zimbabwe
1.Information security compliance and law.
2.Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
3. Data Protection and Privacy.
4. Cyber security
5. Internet governance.
Pre-events: 1. Participants registration, introductions & agenda setting.
2. Identity areas of interest session s and preparing key messaging to the IGF.
3. Outlining expected outcomes.