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IGF 2020 Second Open Consultations and MAG Meeting Agenda

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*Annotated agenda for MAG members for the MAG meeting days is here.

AGENDA




 

15 JUNE 2020: OPEN CONSULTATION DAY 1

 

TIME (UTC)

 

AGENDA ITEM

08:00 – 10:00 UTC
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Opening Session

  • Welcome from Chair and adoption of agenda 
  • Welcome from Host Country Co-chair (Video message)
  • Welcome from UNDESA
  • Briefing on state of preparation for IGF 2020 by the IGF Secretariat followed by inputs from the IGF community and discussion
  • COVID-19 and the IGF

10:00 - 10:15 UTC
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Join us for a virtual coffee-break!

Participants will be randomly assigned to coffee tables

10:30 - 11:30 UTC
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Short overview of pre-recorded briefings from UN agencies, IGOs and other international Internet-governance related organizations/initiatives followed by Q & A
(Pre-recordings available below and participants are expected to listen to them prior to the meeting)

If you have any comments or questions on the below briefings, please email them to: questions [at] intgovforum [dot] org or join this session and address them live.

 

11:30 - 12:00 UTC
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Closing of day one of the Open Consultation by the MAG Chair

Also, from 13:00 - 16:00 UTC, the HLPDC Secretariat will host the Implementation Dialogue on the HLPDC Reports Recommendation 5 A/B (See in your time zone).
Stream via UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/ 

 





 

16 JUNE 2020: OPEN CONSULTATION DAY 2

 

TIME (UTC)

 

AGENDA ITEM

 

10:30 – 11:00 UTC
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Introduction to the second part of the Open Consultations

  • Welcome from chair and overview of the agenda 
  • Welcome from UNDESA 

11:00 – 12:00 UTC
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Plenary Session I on IGF Best Practice Forums (BPFs)
(Pre-recordings available below and participants are expected to listen to them prior to the meeting)

If you have any comments or questions on the below briefings, please email them to: questions [at] intgovforum [dot] org or join this session and address them live.

 

 

 

12:00 - 13:00 UTC

 

Break
 

13:00 – 14:00 UTC
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Plenary Session II on Dynamic Coalitions and National, Regional and Youth IGFs (NRIs)

 

14:00 UTC
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Address by the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Mr. Liu Zhenmin

14:10 UTC
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Statement by the State Minister of the FDRE Ministry of Innovation and Technology of Ethiopia / ICT and Digital Transformation Sector, Dr. Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed
 
14:15 UTC
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Statement by the Vice-Minister for International Affairs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan, Ms. Makiko Yamada
 

14:20 - 15:15 UTC
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Q&A on the UN Secretary-General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation with Under-Secretary-General Mr. Fabrizio Hochschild, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General 

15:15 - 15:30 UTC
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Closing of Open Consultation by the MAG Chair

 





 

17 JUNE 2020: MAG MEETING DAY 1

 

TIME (UTC)

 

AGENDA ITEM

 

FOCUS

 

OUTPUTS

12:30 – 13:15 UTC
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Opening Session

  • Adoption of agenda and welcome from MAG Chair
  • Debrief from Open Consultations         
 

Adoption of agenda.
Apologies noted.

List of suggestions to consider in planning.

 

13:15 - 13:30
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MAG members and other participants check-in, in breakout rooms
(randomly-assigned breakout groups)

MAG members and other participants catch up with one another in breakout rooms

13:30-14:30 UTC
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MAG Plenary Session I

 
  • Reports (prepared prior to the meeting) from the 4 workshop evaluation groups (5 minutes per group) followed by discussion.
     

Ranked workshops in each thematic track.

Recommendations from workshop evaluation groups.

14:30 - 16:00
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1st breakout session: synchronous breakout groups in Zoom breakout rooms
 

 
  • Breakout into 4 workshop evaluation groups for discussion of feedback received during Plenary Session I. Reports to be presented on the following day.
 

List of approved workshops (overall).

List of proposals for mergers.

First look at the overall programme, thematic structure, including subthemes in each theme.

 

16:00 

Feedback from MAG members on meeting progress
Next Steps
Closing by MAG Chair

 





 

18 JUNE 2020: MAG MEETING DAY 2

 

TIME (UTC)

 

AGENDA ITEM

 

FOCUS

OUTPUTS

 

13:00 – 14:30 UTC
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Plenary Session II

 
  • Overview of meeting progress and welcome from MAG Chair
  • Notes on participation for MAG members and observers. Request to MAG members to use voice and to all participants to mute when not speaking
  • Reporting in from the breakout groups (final list of workshops)      
    Secretariat to display the final list of subthemes, and workshops if reports are received in time.

Agreed final list of workshops.

Agreed subthemes per thematic track.

 

14:30- 14:40 UTC Break
 

14:40 - 15:30 UTC
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Plenary Session III

 
  • Introduction to IGF main sessions discussion
  • Secretariat will display main session topics currently on the table and instructions for breakout group discussions (Secretariat, MAG Chair and group facilitators).

Agreed methodology on main sessions.

Topics for main sessions.

Number of main sessions.

Guidelines for organising “Introductory and Concluding ” sessions.

Agreement on which main session working groups will continue to work on developing the programme after this meeting.
 

1-hr slots TBD 

2nd breakout session: Asynchronous breakout groups
 

Breakout into 4 groups for discussion of main sessions.

MAG members can select their group based on timeslots. Reports will be shared the next day.
 

 





 

19 JUNE 2020: MAG MEETING DAY 3

 

TIME (UTC)

 

AGENDA ITEM

 

FOCUS

OUTPUTS

 

12:30 – 14:00 UTC
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Plenary Session IV

 

 
  • Overview of the agenda and welcome from MAG Chair
  • Reports from breakout groups
  • MAG discussion on main sessions
  • Next steps on main sessions
     
 

Recap on ‎agreement on main ‎sessions with short ‎descriptions of ‎each (bullet points ‎or short ‎paragraph).‎

Agreed next steps ‎on further ‎development of the ‎programme. 

Break

14:15 - 15:15 UTC
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Plenary Session V

  • ‎Recap of what we need to consider in planning a ‎virtual IGF
  • IGF 2020 processes: next steps
  • AoB
  • Closing and agree on date for next call

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