IGF 2018 WS #178
Towards NetMundial +5:

Organizer 1: Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

Speaker 1: Wolfgang Kleinwächter, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
Speaker 2: Vint Cerf, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
Speaker 3: Joerg Schweiger, Technical Community, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)


Panel - 90 Min


Opening: Jörg, Schweiger, CEO of DENIC, Chair of CENTR
General Review of the global IG landscape: Vint Cerf, Google, USA, Marina Kaljarund, Chaif of th Gobal Commission on Stability in Cyberspace, former Foreign Minister of Estonia
Review of Sao Paulo Principles: Uri Rosentthal, former foreign Minister of the Netherlands, Anriette Esterhuysen, Chair APC, South Africa
Review of Sao Paulo Roadmap: Rinalja Rahim, former ICANN Board Member, Malaysia, Christoph Staeck, Telefonica, Spain
Looking towards NetMundial +5: Thomas Fitschen, Cybercoordiator, German Foreign Office, Vigilio Almaida, former IT Minister Brazil, GCSC Member
Moderator: Wolfgang Kleinwächter


The invited Speakers include three womanand represent four continents.

The session will have three parts: In the first part there will be a General Evaluation how the global Internet Governaance debate has evolved since 2014. In the second part there will be review how the 8 principles, adopted in the Sao Paulo declaration and the roadmap, has been implemeented. In te third part we will discuss options for a broader review NetMundial+5 conference in connnection with the IGF 2019 in Berlin/Germany.

The plan is to reserve a lot of time for Q&A

The Multistakeholder NetMundial conference was one of the main meetings to promote Internet Governance and to strengthen the disucssions on issues relvant for the IGF. It helped, inter alia, to finalize the IANA transition and to quaify the discussion on Internet Governance principles. The Workshop will look into the follow up of the 2014 Netmundial Conference and how the Declaration of Principles and the Sao Paulo Roadmap have been implemented since ist adoption in 2014.

Online Participation

A discussion paper will be prepared on open for comments four weeks before the session.