IGF 2021 received Launches and Awards session proposals

Below is the list of Launches and Awards session proposals, received in a response to the IGF 2021 call for sessions. These proposals were cleared against the basic entry criteria of the IGF and are currently under detailed evaluation for possible inclusion in the IGF 2021 programme. It is expected that the final list of all accepted sessions will be announced shortly after the 2nd IGF 2021 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting, 22-23 and 30 June.

ID Organization Title
7

South School on Internet Governance
CCAT LAT - Centro de Capacitación para América Latina y el Caribe South School on Internet Governance University of Buenos Aires ISOC Argentina Chapter

IGF 2021 Launch / Award Event #7 Launch of the New South School on Internet Governance
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Brock University
Anit Gurumurthy, IT for Change, NGO, Asia and the Pacific
Blayne Haggart, Brock University, Academic, WEOG
Manal Ismail, Chief Expert, Internet Policies, National Telecom Regulatory Authority of Egypt, Government, Africa
Jan Aart Scholte, Leiden University, WEOG

IGF 2021 Launch / Award Event #19 Power and Authority in Internet Governance: Return of the State?
25

World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA)
1. Lourdes Montenegro (Philippines), Lead, Digital Sector Transformation, WBA

2. Nicholas Sewe (Kenya), Engagement Manager, Digital Inclusion Benchmark, WBA

3. Megan Roberts (U.S.), Director of Policy Planning, United Nations Foundation

IGF 2021 Launch / Award Event #25 Corporate action on digital inclusion: progress and prospects
28

Association for Progressive Communications (APC)
Maja Romano, APC, Civil Society
Valeria Betancourt, APC, Civil Society
Alan Finlay, APC, Civil Society
Flavia Fascendini, APC, Civil Society

IGF 2021 Launch / Award Event #28 Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) 2020 IGF launch: Technology, the environment and a sustainable world
39

China Federation of Internet Societies (CFIS)
1.Wenying Su, Intergovernmental Organization, United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund(UNICEF), China 2.Ming Yan, Civil Society, Communication University of China 3.Xiuyun Ding, Civil Society, China Federation of Internet Societies 4.Jiatong Chen, Civil Society, China Federation of Internet Societies 5.Xinrui Wei, Civil Society, China Federation of Internet Societies

IGF 2021 Launch / Award Event #39 Application of Artificial Intelligence for Children - Research Report and Case Study Collection
42

ITU - EQUALS Global Partnership
Carla Licciardello (ITU-EQUALS)
Loly Gaitan (ITU-EQUALS)
Therese Littleton (ITU-EQUALS)

IGF 2021 Launch / Award Event #42 2021 EQUALS in Tech Awards
51

International Federation of Film Producers Associations [FIAPF]
Bertrand Moullier, International Federation of Film Producers Associations [FIAPF], WEOG, Private Sector

IGF 2021 Launch / Award Event #51 A Vision for the Internet from the Professional Audiovisual Content Sector
55

Institute of Social Ethics, University of Lucerne

IGF 2021 Launch / Award Event #55 “Human Rights-Based Data-Based Systems”
62

Martina F. Ferracane: Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. She manages the Digital Trade Integration project with Prof. Bernard Hoekman, Academia, Western European and Others Group (WEOG).

Johannes Fritz: CEO of the St Gallen Endowment for Prosperity Through Trade, Academia, Western European and Others Group (WEOG).

Witada Anukoonwattaka: Senior Economic Affairs Officer, Trade Policy and Facilitation Section of Trade, Investment and Innovation Division at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP). She coordinates the Regional Digital Integration Project at UN-ESCAP, International Organization, Asia-Pacific group.

Simon Mevel-Bidaux, Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA), African group. William J. Drake, University of Zurich, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG).

IGF 2021 Launch / Award Event #62 Mapping and measuring digital trade restrictions
63

Al Sur

IGF 2021 Launch / Award Event #63 Fighting disinformation on the Internet beyond censoring: a study on public officials responsibility

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