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IGF 2018 NRIs Main Session Proposed Topics

NRI Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3
Caribbean IGF Data Protection Exploitation of Social Media for shaping opinions (some call this “weaponisation” of social media) Blockchain technology and business/governmental applications
Albania IGF Cybersecurity - Regional and international cooperation Broadband as a tool for economic and social development Implementation of GDPR: Issues and challenges in EU and SEE countries
Africa Internet and Society: Awareness to Freedom Digital Right in Nigeria, strengthening social media for a strong network for a better virtual community. Social Media practices a general overview of resources, constraints and results for a safer virtual community.
Ecuador IGF Cybersecurity and users engagement Fake news and other digital plagues Networking NRIs
Democratic Republic of the Congo IGF GDPR in IG context Involvement of startups in digital economy How to strengthen NRIs in national level
Namibia IGF Cybersecurity, privacy and transparency Greater, more visible support for NRIs in dealings with governments Re-imagining and re-emphasizing the notion and principles of multi-stakeholderism in IG
Nigeria Internet Governance Forum 1. Internet Safety without compromising Openness (considering minors and the illiterate) 3. The Internet Knowledge beyond human imagination for sustainable Development 1. Data Access, Technologies & Regulation: Developing A National Strategy
IGF Sri Lanka Secure Internet ( Free,Open and Inclusive Internet, Safer Internet, Privacy, User Data and Cyber Security) Internet Developments and Future (Virtual Currencies, Block Chain, IOT) Internet Economy and Developing Countries (Against Minority who controls Majority)
Croatian IGF Where is the boundary between censorship and deletion of inappropriate content? Ethical dilemmas in the application of emerging technologies (Blockchain, AI) Information security - protecting personal data
NLIGF (Dutch IGF) Public Private Parnterships in Cyber Security Responsible AI Partnering in Trust
FGI Benin IoT Management of the National IGF Security of information in cloud
IGF Panama Internet Governance as Universitary Studies Communitary Networks Legal Framework: Data Protection, Privacy and Digital Security
Diálogo de Gobernanza de Internet - IGF Costa Rica Infrastructure, IPv6 and IOT Net Neutrality and its impact on the dynamics of Internet access Gender Digital Gap
ISOC Dominican Republic Data literacy and Data protection in the Big Data era Public policies to adopt ICT’s in Developing Countries and to strengthen the national and regional digital ecosystem collaborative governance processes to solve problems and develop norms
IGF Italia 1. Internet jurisdiction: there should be a minimum set of principles shared and complied by everyone for the management and evo 2. Network Ethics: interests and rights protection including intellectual property 3. Child online protection and Cyberbullying: defining a global bill of rights to safeguard child protection
SEEDIG Cybersecurity Data protection in the digital economy Data-drive technologies: challenges and opportunities
ArmIGF (Armenia IGF) Privacy and Social Media IDN and Universal Acceptance Universal understanding of IG terminology
IGF Spain Ethics in Artificial Intelligence Digital Citizenship -
Colombia IGF - Mesa Colombiana de Gobernanza de Internet Advances in the model of multiple stakeholders in Internet Governance spaces at the local level. Cryptocurrencies, blockchain and smart contracts. ICT and Democracy and participation in politics
IGF-USA Jurisdiction Future of Work Smart Cities
African Internet Governance Forum Access and Infrastructure, taking into account diversity and equality Security including privacy and personal data protection Implementing the SDGs in relation to poverty eradication
Youth IGF Turkey Access to information online Cybersecurity (focus on users) Rights of the disabled online
Pakistan Fake News and Digital Rights Management for Content Protection Data Centric Security and Intellectual Property of Online Content CyberSecrity
APrIGF Access and Empowerment Online Privacy and Protection Cybersecurity
Italy IGF Internet jurisdiction Network Ethics Child online protection and Cyberbullying
IGF Argentina Privacy and data protection governance Cybersecurity Enhancing Internet access and digital skills
Iniciativa Portuguesa da Fórum de Governação da Internet One size doesn't fit all: How to better attract diferent stakeholders to ensure a multistakeholder discussion at NRI's level? The impact of emerging technologies: is it the similar in developing and developed countries? ...
Youth LACIGF Technological Advancement and Future of Work Building networks to increase society's engagement in Internet Governance issues Online Privacy and Protection / Cybersecurity
German IGF Overarching theme: Partaking in the digital world TBC TBC
Indonesia Developing People’s Priority Digital Economy via MSMEs and Startups Community w/ Equity of Infrastructure & Level Playing Field Increasing the Potential and Resilience of Online Generation w/ Digital Literacy Policy and Its Challenges in the Big Data Era Democratizing Internet as a Safe, Accessible & Equal Tool to Access and Produce Knowledge w/ Attention to the Vulnerable People
Indonesia Developing People’s Priority Digital Economy via MSMEs and Startups Community /w Equity of Infrastructure & Level Playing Field Increasing the Potential and Resilience of Online Generation w/ Digital Literacy Policy and Its Challenges in the Big Data Era Democratizing Internet as a Safe, Accessible & Equal Tool to Access and Produce Knowledge w/ Attention to the Vulnerable People
Finland IGF National IGF's as a means to enhance multi-stakeholder cooperation on national level: experiences, best practices, possible Preventing cybercrime Hybrid influencing online
China IGF* Construction the Digital Economy with a shared future Strengthen the NRIs networking Emerging technologies (blockchain, IoT, AI etc.) and the impact on internet governance
Namibia Who am I online (a topic to help us understand our digital profile) Information Privacy (my rights to my online data) Universal Access - why existing policy and regulation have failed to connect the next billion
France IGF Online information and media education (disinformation, fake news, and online practices) Digital inclusion and digital divide Secure and open internet : from data governance to security (IoT and devices) and transparency

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