[ccwg-internet-governance] WSIS Forum: Open Consultation Process on Thematic Aspects and Innovations on the Format

Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond ocl at gih.com
Thu Feb 15 13:30:32 UTC 2018


Hello all,

the announcement below means that we have to put together a workshop in
a very short amount of time.

We need to know ASAP:
- who will be present at WSIS Forum
- who is happy to be on the panel and/or Chair. Volunteers/nominations
welcome

Kindest regards,

Olivier

On 08/02/2018 17:53, Nigel Hickson wrote:
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> Colleagues
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> Good evening.  Further to the below I have the pleasure in confirming
> that it was confirmed today that our proposal to hold a CCWG IG
> Workshop on “*A Dialogue on Cooperation Models for approaches to
> Internet Public Policy Development*” at the 2018 WSIS Forum has been
> approved.
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> It is scheduled to take place on Monday March 19^th from 14.30 to
> 16.15hrs.
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> Best
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> Nigel
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> *From: *Nigel Hickson <nigel.hickson at icann.org>
> *Date: *Thursday, 1 February 2018 at 02:07
> *To: *ccwg <ccwg-internet-governance at icann.org>
> *Subject: *WSIS Forum: Open Consultation Process on Thematic Aspects
> and Innovations on the Format
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> Good evening
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> With apologies for delay I enclose the confirmation from the ITU for
> the submission made, following dialogue on the List, with respect to
> our involvement in the WSIS Forum in March. 
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> The proposed CCWG IG Workshop is outlined in Paragraph 15(3) entitled
> “A Dialogue on different cooperation models for approaches to Internet
> Public Policy development”.
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> Best
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> Nigel
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> *From: *WSIS Team <wsis-webmaster at itu.int>
> *Reply-To: *"wsis-info at itu.int" <wsis-info at itu.int>
> *Date: *Tuesday, 30 January 2018 at 22:22
> *To: *Nigel Hickson <nigel.hickson at icann.org>
> *Subject: *[Ext] We have received your response for Open Consultation
> Process on Thematic Aspects and Innovations on the Format
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> IS Forum 2018
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> Dear Nigell Hickson ,
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> Thank you for your submission.
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> WSIS Team
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>  *Open Consultation Process on Thematic Aspects and Innovations on the
> Format*
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> Full name
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> Nigell Hickson
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> E-mail
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> nigel.hickson at icann.org
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> Organization name
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> ICANN
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> Organization country
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> Academia / Technical community
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> Organisation country
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> Switzerland
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> Organisation type
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> Western Europe
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> Telephone
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> 0041799519625
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> Address
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> 14 Rue du Rhone
> 1204 Geneva
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> 1. With the goal of ensuring our community is in step with shifting
> development needs and rapid changes in the digital and social
> environments, is well-positioned to tackle the future needs of the
> Information and Knowledge Societies, and stands ready to implement the
> outcomes of the UN General Assembly's Overall Review 2030 Agenda for
> Sustainable Development, please propose innovations that might be
> introduced in the structure and programme of the WSIS Forum 2018 to
> further strengthen its effectiveness and outcomes.
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> The WSIS Forum has evolved in the last few years to become more
> productive and innovative; especially in the High-Level Track. It now
> needs to do more on the Workshop front, discouraging the provision of
> PowerPoint presentations and long panel presentations and moving to a
> more interactive style of debate.  Guidelines need to be issued to all
> session organisers to this effect. Provision could also be made for
> the “WSIS Forum debate” where a relevant WSIS issue is debated among
> two multi-stakeholder teams; with audience participation.
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> 2. ICTs have the potential to be key enablers of development, and to
> be critical drivers of innovative solutions in the 2030 Agenda for
> Sustainable Development. Please provide suggestions and ideas on how
> the role of the WSIS Forum could align with the adopted SDGs, taking
> into account the outcomes of the UNGA Overall WSIS Review.
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> The WSIS Forum has had, and should have, a key role in discussing the
> overall Sustainable Development Agenda and the contribution that ICTS
> can make to meeting many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
>  Indeed, perhaps this WSIS Forum could focus on the contribution ICTs
> make to those Goals that will be the focus of the High Level Political
> Forum (HLPF) later in the summer.
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> 3. Within the mandate of the WSIS, please suggest main topics and
> themes for the High-Level Segment of the WSIS Forum 2018 that would
> make the Forum most impactful (keeping in mind the 2030 Agenda for
> Sustainable Development and the UNGA Overall WSIS Review).
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> For the High-Level Segment, we would like to see a high-level dialogue
> on the contribution an Open and non-fragmented Internet can make to
> development in general and the meeting of the SDGs in particular.
> Sub-themes could include looking at the economic benefits of an open
> Internet (and conversely the cost of Internet shutdowns) and how an
> expanding global Internet can create benefits for developing countries
> in terms of the provision of bespoke content and services.  
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> 4. Please propose some ideas on how to make the High-level Segment
> more dynamic and interactive.
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> The High-Level Segment has, in the last couple of years; become more
> dynamic and interactive.  We think that in continuing such a trend the
> Chairs of the Panels need to be given firm guidelines on how they
> conduct their sessions, particularly with regards to the avoidance of
> participants giving prepared statements and the need for all
> participants in the room to be involved in the dialogue.
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> 6. How can we ensure more equal participation in the parallel
> workshops at the WSIS Forum?
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> We thank the Secretariat for asking this important question.  As
> discussed in the (excellent) Open Consultation Session on January
> 20thon the Diversity Divide (in the context of the Council Working
> Group on Internet Public Policy) we think that diversity of
> participation in workshops (and other sessions) is fundamental and
> that no all-male (or all female) sessions should be permitted.
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> 7. Please suggest topics for discussion for specific WSIS Action
> Lines, also considering emerging trends (for example from the “vision
> for WSIS beyond 2015” document spelled out emerging trends for each
> WSIS Action Lines).
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> While we have outlined some specific Workshop proposals below; we
> would also like considered:
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> Action Line 1: The Role of Internet Exchange Points (IXPs)
> Action Line 5:  Global approaches to Cybersecurity  
> Action Line 5:  WEF Centre of Excellence on Cybersecurity
> Action Line 8:  The need for local content
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> 9. Please suggest possible partnerships that might strengthen the
> implementation of WSIS till 2025.
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> Looking ahead (perhaps for Forums in 2019 and beyond) think
> partnership with OSCE (Cyber-governance) and Council of Europe (data
> Protection) would be useful as well as with WEF.  
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> 10. Please provide suggestions for topics for the TEDx Talks at WSIS
> Forum 2018.
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> 1.  What the Internet will look like in 2028
> 2.  Will the mobile Internet effectively replace fixed line
> communications
> 3.  Will there be a future for the DNS?  
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> 13. Do you have the possibility to facilitate their participation by
> sponsoring the travel and accommodation?
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> No
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> 14. Please provide the details of any speakers you would like to
> recommend for WSIS Forum 2018.
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> ICANN would propose (for the High Level Segment) the involvement of
> Tarek Kamel, Senior VP for Government and IGO Engagement.  He can be
> contacted at Tarek.Kamel at icann.org
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> 15. If you would like to organise a Thematic Workshop at the Forum,
> please specify the topic of the workshop.
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> ICANN would like to suggest (on behalf of the wider Community) three
> Workshops:
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> 1. “ICANN, Data Protection and the GDPR” - Action Line 5
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> This Session will look at the importance of data protection with
> respect to the information handled by Registrars and Registries with
> respect to the issuance of domain names, the current implications of
> the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how this
> could affect the WHOIS (the global directory of registration data for
> domain names).  Participants in this Roundtable will include officials
> from Data Protection Authorities (from Europe and elsewhere), ICANN
> staff and ICANN Community members.  The Session will discuss, among
> other issues, how other regional initiatives on privacy might affect
> future arrangements at ICANN.
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> 2. “ICANN, the Government Advisory Committee (GAC) and Capacity Building”
> - Action Line 4
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> This Session will discuss the work being taken forward to enhance,
> where appropriate, the knowledge and understanding of government
> officials, and other players, especially in under-served regions, on
> the working of the Domain Names System and of ICANN with respect to
> the Domain Name System (DNS). Participants in this Roundtable will
> include members of the GAC, ICANN Staff and Community members.  
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> 3. “A Dialogue on different cooperation models for approaches to
> Internet Public Policy development” - Action Line 11
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> This session, organised by the ICANN Cross Community Working Group on
> Internet Governance (CCWG IG) will look at varying patterns and
> examples of multi stakeholder engagement across a number of different
> fora, contrasting their effectiveness and potential lessons to be
> learned. The views and experiences of all those present will be
> valuable for this Roundtable discussion. Participants will include
> members of the ICANN Community.
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> 16. If you would like to set up an Exhibition Stall at the Forum,
> please specify the theme of the stall and the requirements.
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> If possible we would like just a table to display literature
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> 17. How will you be participating for the WSIS Forum 2018?
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> Onsite
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> 18. Would you like to support participation (travel and accommodation)
> of WSIS Stakeholders from developing countries?
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> No
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> 19. Would you like to sponsor a coffee break or reception at WSIS
> Forum 2018?
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> Yes
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> 17. Would you be interested in partnership offers during the WSIS
> Forum 2018?
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> Yes
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Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond, PhD
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