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IGF 2021 Workshop at APrIGF

Date: 
Monday, 27 September, 2021 - 07:30 to 08:30 UTC
Hosted by IGF Secretariat
Virtual
Category: 

 IGF 2021 CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP AT ASIA PACIFIC REGIONAL IGF (APrIGF) 

This workshop will serve as a roundtable exchange with experts from the IGF’s policy network on environment (PNE).
The overall discussion will provide a brief overview of ways of engagement in IGF 2021, and will continue with an introduction of issues and potentials digitalisation has for environmental sustainability.

Focus
How are digital technologies and related policies linked to the UN 2030 Agenda's climate and environmental goals? Could digital technologies helo to address risks and opportunities of digitalisation for the environment, especially climate change, energy security, food and water security and supply chain transparency?

Agenda

  • Welcome 
  • Overview of IGF 2021 and ways of engagement
  • Intersection of environment and digitalisation: reality check
  • Conclusion

The outputs of this session will directly feed into the IGF 2021 guide on issues and policy questions.

Register here to access the online platform and participate in this workshop.

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) 229 173 411