Internet Governance Workshop

Wed 04 Mar 2009 - 11:00 - 12:30
Don Diego 2

What it is | The Internet Governance Forum concluded its 3rd meeting in Hyderabad in December 2008, and is getting ready to its 4th meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh in November 2009. The IGF is holding its first public consultation in preparations for the 4th meeting in Geneva on 23-24 February 2009. IGF's multistakeholder advisory group (MAG) is meeting on 25-26 February 2009. One key item on the agenda of these meetings is preparing for the IGF review process. The workshop aims at briefing the ICANN community on these meeting as well as on the way forward.

Why it's important | Internet Governance addresses a wide range of topics that are of interest to the ICANN's stakeholders. This workshop is an opportunity to inform the ICANN community of the latest updates with respect to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and its activities.

Who should attend | All those interested in the global policy aspects of ICANN's role and wider Internet governance issues.


Agenda details: 

Internet Governance Workshop
ICANN Mexico Meeting
4 March 2009
Don Diego 2

Bill Graham

Alejandro Pisanty
Ayesha Hassan
Manal Ismail
Markus Kummer
Raul Echeberria

Introductory remarks
Report on outcomes of February open consultations, plans for IGF 2009
Host's report on arrangements for the IGF, themes of importance for Egypt as the host country
Business input to and views on IGF
RIR views -- concentrating on Critical Internet resources discussions, access, etc.
Civil society/tech community views concentrating on Privacy, security and openness; accessibility, etc.
Q & A