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Monday, 28 January, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, 30 January, 2019 (All day)
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IGF 2019 First Open Consultations and MAG Meeting

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IGF 2019 First Open Consultations

and Multistakeholder Advisory Meeting (MAG)

28-30 January 2019

UN Office at Geneva (UNOG), Room XVI

 

AGENDA

Day 1: 28 January 2019 - Open Consultations­­­

Time

Agenda Item

10:00 - 11:00

1. Opening statements and adoption of the agenda

  1. Message from UNDESA

 

  1. Welcome by MAG Chair

 

  1. Welcome by MAG Host country Co-chair 2018 and 2019

 

  1. Presentation/Briefing by 2018 Host Country

11:00 - 12:45

 

2. Taking stock of IGF 2018 (while setting expectations for 2019)

  1. Strategic discussion on high-level statements from IGF2018 and collaboration with other organizations

 

  1. Secretariat’s summary of the inputs received to the stocktaking process concerning the programme and schedule; high-level statements by Secretary-General Guterres and President Macron

12:45 - 13:00

3. Update on IGF Trust Fund

13:00 - 15:00

Lunch  

 IGF Donors Meeting, 13:30-14:30, Room IV

15:00 - 17:00

 

(Continuation of morning session: 2. Taking stock)

c.   Comments on IGF Intersessional activities (BPFs, DCs, CENB, etc.)

 

d.   Discussion re: NRI engagements and IGF

17:00 - 18:00

4. Updates from related Internet Governance initiatives and processes, followed by open discussion on possible IGF 2019 activities/collaboration

 

Day 2: 29 January 2019 - MAG Meeting - Strategic Discussion (open to observers) 

Time

Agenda Item

10:00 - 12:00

1. Opening statements

2. Presentation by IGF 2019 Host Country

3. Taking stock of IGF 2018 (while setting expectations for 2019) – IGF logistics & programme

  1. Secretariat’s summary of the inputs received to the stocktaking process

 

  1. Comments on logistics of IGF 2018, lessons learned and suggestions for improvement

 

  1. Comments on programme (main theme, sub-themes), structure (session types, including new and innovative session types, schedule)

12:00 - 13:00

4. Discussion on strategic imperatives for the IGF (cont’d after break)

13:00 - 15:00

Lunch

Info Session on new Dynamic Coalition on DNS Issues (DC-DNSI), 13:45-14:45, Room XVI

15:00 - 16:00

4. Discussion on strategic imperatives for the IGF (cont’d)

 

16:00 - 18:00

5. Implications/Actions across IGF ecosystem

 

Day 3: 30 January 2019 - MAG Meeting (open to observers)

Time

Agenda Item

10:00 - 13:00

6. Possible approaches/general outline of overall IGF 2019 preparatory process. Shaping the programme of IGF 2019 by discussing:

  1. Results of public call for issues;

 

  1. Discussion on major policy questions, main theme/sub-themes if appropriate, possible ‘tracks’;

 

  1. Workshops and open forums, including number of sessions;

 

  1. Main sessions and main session guidelines;

 

  1. Selection criteria/timetable and mechanisms for workshops, open forums and main sessions;

13:00 - 15:00

Lunch

 NRIs Meeting, 13:30-14:50, Room XVI

15:00 - 16:00

(Continuation of morning session: 6. Shaping the programme)   

f.   Best Practice Forum (BPF), Dynamic Coalition (DC), National and Regional Initiative (NRI), Major Policy Programme: Connecting and Enabling Next Billion(s) (CENB) or new Programme, etc.;

 

g.   Ways to integrate intersessional work and outputs;

 

h.   Day 0 ‘pre-events’;

 

i.    Overall programme structure;

16:00 - 18:00

 

7. Discussion on 2019 IGF intersessional activities & NRIs

  1. Types of activities (BPFs, DCs, CENB, etc.) and outputs review

 

  1. National and Regional Initiatives (NRIs)

 

  1. Strategies for collaboration and complementarity across intersessional work

8. Any Other Business

 

Onsite Participants

Stakeholder Group: Government
Given Name Family Namesort descending Delegation
Alaa Abdalla Mahamoud Ali Sudan
Alejandro Alba Mexico
Christine Arida Egypt
Daniela Broenstrup Germany
Jorge Cancio Switzerland
Miguel Candia Ibarra Paraguay
Mark Carvell United Kingdom
Concettina Cassa Cassa Italy
Susan Chalmers United States
Charlotte Simões Charlotte Simões Portugal
Paul Kenneth Charlton Canada
Roman Chukov Russian Federation
Magali Esquinca GuzmÁn Mexico
Rudolf Gridl Germany
Michael Ilishebo Zambia
Ananda Khanal Nepal
Peter Major Hungary
Glavor Nataša Croatia
Samuel Ndicho Bambo Cameroon
Nebojsa Regoje Bosnia and Herzegovina
Chrystiane Roy Canada
Thomas Schneider Switzerland
Heiki Sibul Estonia
Krzysztof Szubert Poland
Arnold Van Rhijn Netherlands
Livia Walpen Switzerland
Stakeholder Group: Civil Society
Given Name Family Namesort descending Organization
Carlos Alberto Afonso Instituto Nupef
Norbert Bollow Just Net Coalition
Maria Paz Canales Loebel Derechos Digitales
Chenai Chair Research ICT Africa
Yu Chen Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Jutta Croll Stiftung Digitale Chancen
Lianna Galstyan ISOC Armenia
Juliana Harsianti Global Voices
Sandra Hoferichter EuroDIG
Adama Jallow Give1 Project Gambia
Xiaofeng Tao Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Sorina Teleanu SEEDIG
Antoine Vergne Missions Publiques
Stakeholder Group: Intergovernmental Organization
Given Name Family Namesort descending Organization
Rajendra Banepali United Nations Information Centre
Koffi Fabrice Djossou African Union Commission
Beat Häring EuroDIG Support Association
Paolo Lanteri WIPO
Victor Owade WIPO
Valentina Scialpi European Commission
Charlotte Spencer WIPO
Jiayi Wang IGF Secretariat
Stakeholder Group: Technical Community
Given Name Family Namesort descending Organization
Christopher Buckridge RIPE NCC
Silvia Cadena APNIC Foundation
Lucien Castex Internet Society France
Afi Edoh MAG Member
Laurent Ferrali ICANN
Raquel Gatto Internet Society
Nigel Hickson Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Peter Koch DENIC eG
Vera Major ICANN
Veni Markovski ICANN
Israel Rosas Internet Society
Lynn St.amour UN IGF MAG Chair & CEO Internet Matters
Mary Uduma Nigeria Internet Governace Forum
Stakeholder Group: Private Sector
Given Name Family Namesort descending Organization
Rajesh Chharia Internet Service Providers Association of India
Jennifer Chung DotAsia Organisation
Melinda Clem Afilias
Wouterus De Natris De Natris Consult
Wim Degezelle Consultant
Mamadou Lo Credit Agricole Bank Senegal
Kenta Mochizuki Mercari, Inc.
June Parris Halaqah Media
Elena Perotti WAN-IFRA
James Prendergast The Galway Strategy Group
Mary Rose Rontal Womenpowered Digital
Paul Rowney AfICTA
Nikolis Smith Verisign
Timea Suto ICC BASIS
Dennis Tan VeriSign
Benjamin Wallis Microsoft
Stakeholder Group: Press/Media
Given Name Family Namesort descending Organization
Giacomo Mazzone EBU-UER

Online Participants

Stakeholder Group: Government
Given Name Family Namesort descending Delegation
alaa ali Sudan
R D Asanka Wishwanath Ariyapala Sri Lanka
ANA BAPTISTA Portugal
Theodor Beutel Germany
Francisco Casaccia Paraguay
Concettina Cassa Italy
Susan Chalmers United States
María Alejandra Erramuspe Uruguay
DIANA ALICIA GARFIAS SORIANO Mexico
Ananda Raj Khanal Nepal
Tichafa Rixon Mujuru Zimbabwe
Samuel NDICHO BAMBO Cameroon
Lydienne Nathalie NTOGUE Cameroon
SANDY KARYNA PALMA R Honduras
Ricardo Perez Argentina
OUMIE SAINE SAINE Gambia
Benjz Gerard Sevilla Philippines
Luis Soria Ecuador
Krzysztof Szubert Poland
Frans van Aardt South Africa
Arnold van Rhijn Netherlands
Livia Walpen Switzerland
Stakeholder Group: Private Sector
Given Name Family Namesort descending Organization
Peace Adeleye Kenna Partners
Pablo Bello ASIET
Marilyn Cade ICT Strategies - mCADE llc
Vicente Calag UP Mindanao
MARIE ANTOINETTE CALVEZ MCGI
Melinda Clem Afilias
Berry Cobb BAC in Black Consulting
Roberto Gaetano Public Interest Registry
Yong Liu Vivedu
Rahul Dev M JSS Law College
Desiree Miloshevic Afilias plc
Kenta Mochizuki Mercari, Inc.
Susan Mohr CenturyLink
Michael Nelson Cloudflare
Mary Rose Ofianga Womenpowered Digital
Kayode Oyeyemi AfICTA-Africa ICT Alliance
John Poole DomainMondo.com
Jim Prendergast The Galway Strategy Group
Vincenzo Puliatti ITSYN Srl
Andrés Sastre ASIET
Christoph Steck Telefónica
Timea Suto ICC BASIS
Ben Wallis Microsoft
Stakeholder Group: Civil Society
Given Name Family Namesort descending Organization
Carlos Alberto Afonso Instituto Nupef
Peter Taiwo Akinremi African Civil Society for Information Society (ACSIS)
Bakhit Amine Adoum IGF Chad
Mariia Avdieieva European Expert Association
Abdeldjalil Bachar Bong HOUSE OF AFRICA
Farzaneh Badii Internet Governance Project
Adam Burns free2air / netCommons
Julián Casasbuenas G. Colnodo
Chenai Chair Research ICT Africa
Chibuzor Njoku Chibuzor Njoku INTERNET SOCIETY [email protected]
Joyce Claudia Choo SUARAM (Suara Rakyat Malaysia)
Amrita Choudhury CCAOI
Nanghaka Daniel Khauka ILICIT Africa
Phillips Dustin ICANNWiki
Monika Ermert eLance journalist
Anriette Esterhuysen Association for Progressive Communications
Qiaoyi Fang Duke university
SALYOU FANNY ACSIS IVORY COAST
Ndum vianney Forewah Community Participation in Sustainable Development (COMPSUDEV) Cameroon
Helani Galpaya LIRNEasia
Lianna Galstyan ISOC Armenia
Diólia Graziano Independent Researcher
Mehar Gujral Association for Progressive Communications
MD HABIBULLAH Habib Individual Consultancy
Mohammad Abdul Haque Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum
Sandra Hoferichter EuroDIG
ISSAKHA DOUD-BANE KHOUZEIFI ISOC CHAD
Jeremy Malcolm Prostasia Foundation
Syuzan Marukhyan ARISC/UFSD
Garland McCoy Technology Education Institute
ANAND MOHANDAS RECOVERYGOD.COM
Sivasubramanian Muthusamy Internet Society India Chennai
David NG eHelp Association
Chris Prince Udochukwu Njoku RICTHE Africa (Researchers on ICTs in Education in Africa)
Kouami Olevie INTIC4DEV/AFRALO
Agita Pasaribu UN-Youth IGF Indonesia
Gnanajeyaraman Rajaram SBM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
Shreedeep Rayamajhi RayZnews
Michelle Ribeiro e Silva Kings College London
Paul Rowney ISOC Namibia
Grigori Saghyan Internet Society NGO (ISOC Armenia)
Bruna Santos Coding Rights
BAUDOUIN SCHOMBE Forum National sur la Gouvernance de l'Internet
Artur Serra i2cat Foundation
Niklas Sievers Humboldt University Berlin / WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Ethan Sweet Internet Society [email protected]
Arsene Tungali Rudi International
mariann unterluggauer netaffair
Chimi Wangmo Gyalpozhing College of Information Technology
Margaret Warthon KU Leuven
Xiaobo Yang CyberSecurity Association of China
Stakeholder Group: Technical Community
Given Name Family Namesort descending Organization
Oluwaseun Sanjo Ajani INTERNET SOCIETY [email protected]
Hosein Badran Consultant
James Berriman Hillside (Technology) Limited
Diego Canabarro NIC.br / CGI.br
BIRARDA CARINA CSIRT Centro de Ciberseguridad de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires Argentina
Lucien M. CASTEX ISOC
YU CHEN Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Christopher H Adams Christopher H Adams C Henry Adams
Jennifer Chung DotAsia Organisation
Edmon Chung DotAsia Organisation
Samantha Dickinson Lingua Synaptica
Afi Edoh E-hub and Afrotribune
Bhavin Faldu ISOC
Diana Gómez Federal Telecommunications Institute
Alexander Isavnin RosKomSvoboda
Tian Luo China IGF
Veni Markovski ICANN
Nizar Mohamed Nazar Lanka Software Foundation
Omo Oaiya WACREN
Abdulkarim Oloyede University of Ilorin
Marco Ortega Senplades
MIRIAM SERRATO CISCO
Mary Uduma Nigeria Internet Governace Forum
Akter Umma Tamzida Race Online Ltd
Flavio Wagner CGI.br
Stakeholder Group: Intergovernmental Organizations
Given Name Family Namesort descending Organization
Luis Bobo IGF Secretariat
Wisdom Kwasi Donkor Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation
Mirna El Hajj Barbar United Nations-ESCWA
Makane Faye African Union
Anja Gengo IGF
WaiMin Kwok UN DESA
Banepali Rajendra United Nations Information Centre

Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Villa Le Bocage
Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland

igf [at] un [dot] org
+41 (0) 229 173 678