Dynamic Coalition on Accessibility and Disability
Users of telecommunications and information technology have a varied capability of handling information and the controls of their presentation. The source of this variation lies in cultural and educational backgrounds, as well as on age-related functional limitations, in disabilities, and in other natural causes.
Selected Outputs -- DCAD Accessibility Guidelines
Dynamic Coalition on Blockchain Technologies
The blockchain discussion is gaining great political momentum as it lies at the very nexus of the core issues we face in the 21st century: Internet policy (identity, trust, reputation, privacy and security), the Internet of Things (and corresponding implications for responsive architecture, smart cities, self-organizing and autonomous entities), government and corporate accountability, challenges to traditional oversight mechanisms and the adaptation of legal paradigms to distributed architecture, emergent monetary/economic policy and challenges to loss of sovereignty of central banks, financial inclusion and fair access for the developing world, new metrics of value for information economies that transcend GDP measures of market growth, deployment of P2P commons-based production, and local coordination and scalable development of new social and incentive structures.
Learn More -- IGF DC-Blockchain Page
Dynamic Coalition on Children's Rigths in the Digital Environment
More and more children and young people globally are becoming digital citizens, accessing the internet to learn, communicate and play. While the internet can be a wonderfully positive tool for them, it also exposes them to risks, and therefore need to be addressed at global, regional and national levels to ensure all children can benefit safely from the opportunities that internet and associated technologies can bring.
Learn More -- IGF DC-Children Page
Selected Outputs -- Children's Dignity and Children's Rights in the Digital World
Dynamic Coalition on Community Connectivity
Community networks have the potential to promote sustainable Internet connectivity and foster the full enjoyment of fundamental rights such as freedom of expression and self-determination. International cooperation can foster synergy and coordination amongst different community networks. Such cooperation may be particularly useful in order to identify:
- best practices for the development and maintenance of community networks.
- sustainable organisational and financial models for community networks.
- efficient software and hardware technology.
Learn More -- IGF DC3 Page
Dynamic Coalition on Core Internet Values
What is the Internet? What makes it what it is? What are its architectural principles? What are the core values? And what is happening to the core values in the process of its evolution? What is it that needs to be preserved and what changes are inevitable? What does the Internet Community say about what can’t be changed? How could changes and improvements be brought about without compromising the core values? How would the different positions between stakeholders be reconciled to commit to core Internet values?
Learn More -- IGF DC-CIV Page
Selected Outputs -- Focus on Freedom from Harm
Dynamic Coalition on Data and Trust
The Dynamic Coalition on Data and Trust encourages an inclusive policy dialogue among all stakeholders who are interested in exploring issues of data and trust in the online environment, and the extent to which actors in one segment of the ecosystem can take effective actions to curb abuse in other segments.
Learn More -- IGF DC-DT
Join -- DC-DTMailing List:(To post to this group, send email to giovanni.seppia[at]eurid.eu)
Dynamic Coalition on Data Driven Health Technologies
The Dynamic Coalition on Data Driven Health Technologies (DC-DDHT) addresses global technological trends in health science and industry.
Learn More -- IGF DC-DDHT
Join -- DC-DDHTMailing List
Dynamic Coalition on Digital Health
COVID-19 has brought to focus the importance of using technology for healthcare delivery at all levels, be it primary, secondary, or tertiary care. It is time that healthcare systems across the globe adopt and incorporate Internet and Internet-based technologies across the continuum of care. The Dynamic Coalition on Digital Health is not just timely but critical to showcase and enhance the role of the Internet and the Internet of things in digital health. This will aim to boost the adoption of digital health to make healthcare become affordable, effective, and outcome-driven, with patient centricity as its overarching theme.
Learn More -- DC-Digital Health Page
Dynamic Coalition on DNS Issues
The Domain Name System (DNS) is a component of critical Internet infrastructure that must be protected and advanced. There exists the opportunity for a DC on DNS Issues to build unique and constructive dialogue on DNS issues that complements, but does not duplicate or compete with, work undertaken within ICANN and the IETF. Examples include: Building support for the universal acceptance of Domain Names and internationalized Domain Names; Promotion of and awareness raising around Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC); and reviewing mechanisms to minimize Internet fragmentation from emerging regulations such as those on privacy, data localization, and data access. These issues impact Internet users on a global scale and are well-suited for multistakeholder discussion within the IGF environment.
Learn More -- IGF DC-DCNSI Page
Dynamic Coalition on Environment
The DCE is multistakeholder cooperation hub for everyone interested in matters related to intersections of environment and digitalization. Its work builds on the achievements made through the IGF's Policy Network on Environment and its report.
Learn More -- IGF DCE Page
Selected Outputs -- PNE Report
Join -- DCE Mailing List
Dynamic Coalition on Gender and Internet Governance
Access to the Internet is extremely important for women to be able to gain information which may not be available to them otherwise. This can help achieve the full realisation of their rights, especially in cases of women from marginalised communities. The Internet can also function as a harbinger of citizenship rights, bridging their right to be informed with the duty of governance institutions to inform them. A rights-based approach to Internet governance is the only safeguard for women to fully enjoy the benefits of the Internet.
Learn More -- IGF DCGIG Page
Dynamic Coalition on Innovative Approaches to Connecting the Unconnected
According to estimates, only 3.1 billion of the 7.3 billion world inhabitants were connected to the Internet as of July 2015. The adoption problem is particularly acute in Africa and Asia, where adoption rates continue to lag behind the global average. Of equal concern are the facts that in recent years, the growth rate of Internet users has started to flatten and that women and other segments of the population are often excluded from Internet connectivity. This Dynamic Coalition consolidate,s extend, and shares the work undertaken by the IGF 'Connecting and Enabling the Next Billion(s)' (CENB) initiative by collecting and disseminating information about practices that have proven effective in improving broadband adoption.
Learn More -- IGF DC-Connecting the Unconnected Page
Dynamic Coalition on Internet & Jobs
The Dynamic Coalition on 'Internet & Jobs' has come from the realization of the need for sustainable and responsible automation, and the potential of the internet to create jobs and boost the local economies.
Learn More -- IGF DC-Jobs Page
Dynamic Coalition on the Internet of Things
Since the 2008 IGF in Hyderabad, the Dynamic Coalition on the Internet of Things (DC-IoT) has engaged in open meetings at all following IGFs and at meetings in between IGFs on the usefulness of Internet of Things, its necessity to help address global and local societal challenges, and the challenges that need to be addressed in order to ensure the Internet of Things is developing in a way that serves people around the globe.
Learn More -- IGF DC-IoT Page
Selected Outputs-- DC-IoT Good Practice Paper - 2018
Dynamic Coalition on Internet Rights & Principles
The main work of the IRP Coalition has been to translate existing human rights to the internet environment to build awareness, understanding and a shared platform for mobilisation around rights and principles for the internet. Our flagship document, the Charter of Human Rights and Principles for the Internet covers the whole gambit of human rights drawing on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other covenants that make up the International Bill of Human Rights at the United Nations.
Learn More -- IGF IRPC Page
Internet Standards, Security and Safety Coalition
The Internet Standards, Security and Safety Coalition (IS3C) brings together key stakeholders from the technical community, civil society, policymakers, regulators, corporate and individual adopters, with the shared goal of making online activity and interaction more secure and safer.
Learn More -- IGF IS3C
Join -- IS3C Mailing List
Dynamic Coalition on Internet Universality Indicators
The Dynamic Coalition on Internet Universality Indicators (DC-IUI) seeks to engage with all countries and all stakeholders worldwide to promote free, open and accessible Internet for all and provide a space for multi-stakeholder dialogue and collaboration. The coalition will serve an umbrella platform for facilitating collaboration on countries’ alignment to UNESCO’s ROAM principles via national assessments and implementation of recommendations to harness Internet and advanced technologies’ potential to achieve the 2030 sustainable development agenda.
Learn More -- IGF DC-IUI
Dynamic Coalition on Network Neutrality
Network Neutrality is an appealing and multifaceted expression which encompasses several areas and may give rise to misinterpretations. At its core, the notion of network-neutrality determines the extent to which Internet traffic management practices may be regarded as legitimate, insofar as they do not restrict end-users’ access to content, applications and services in a discriminatory fashion and can deemed as consistent with the full enjoyment of human-rights.
Dynamic Coalition on Platform Responsibility
Online platforms, such as social networks and other interactive online services, give rise to transnational “cyber-spaces” where individuals can gather and express their personalities imparting and receiving information and ideas. By reason of their transnational dimension as well as of their private nature, online platforms are regulated through contractual provisions, unilaterally established by the platforms’ providers and enshrined in the platforms’ Terms of Service (ToS). The concept of “platform responsibility” aims to stimulate behaviour in line with the principles laid out by the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, focusing on the responsibility of private corporations to respect human rights and to grant an effective grievance mechanism.
Learn More -- IGF DCPR Page
Selected Outputs -- Platform regulations: how platforms are regulated and how they regulate us
Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries
Public libraries that offer innovative and ICT-enabled services based on free public access to the Internet can contribute to positive change in their communities and support development goals in vital areas including health, agriculture, employment, education and children and youth at risk.
Learn More -- IGF DC-PAL Page
Selected Outputs -- DC-PAL Options for Connecting and Enabling the Next Billion
Dynamic Coalition on Schools of Internet Governance
Schools on Internet Governance (SIGs) have been around for over a decade. Having started with the
European School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG) in Meissen Germany, the schools have spread
around the world. Though different in numerous ways, the SIGs all go under a similar name and have much to share with each other. There is no other forum where the SIGs can gather together and work on sharing
techniques, curricula, and educational innovations. Forming the Dynamic Coalition creates a space
where SIGs can work together, share, and improve the education offered by the schools.
Learn More -- IGF DC-SIG Page
Dynamic Coalition on Small Island Developing States in the Internet Economy
Found in the Caribbean, Pacific and AIMS (Africa, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean and South China Sea) regions, Small Island Developing States (SIDS), which number fifty two at last count, and which comprise approximately sixty million inhabitants, are seeking a greater voice, with a higher level of volume in the international discourse - especially that relating to Information & Communication Technology and Critical Resource Management Policies.
Learn More -- IGF DC-SIDS Page
Dynamic Coalition on the Sustainability of Journalism and News Media
The relationship between journalism and digital technology in today’s world is nothing less than intrinsic. Given that contemporary news media and journalism organisations produce and distribute content as well as interact with their audiences through digital technologies, the future, overall sustainability, and even existence of professional journalism and news media is now inextricably linked to the way different layers of the Internet are regulated and managed.
Learn More -- IGF DC-Sustainability Page
Youth Coalition on Internet Governance
The Youth Coalition on Internet Governance (YCIG) was established to advocate for the voice of children, young people, and young professionals in Internet governance fora and processes. YCIG is open to all young people and other relevant stakeholders interested in Internet governance issues. It has been successful in securing a commitment from the IGF to include young panelists at annual meetings, as well as at organizing a series of panels at different levels of engagement, and producing clear statements during IGF closing plenary sessions.
Learn More -- IGF YCIG Page