IGF 2023 Day 0 Event Proposals Received

Below is the list of Day 0 Event proposals, received in response to the IGF 2023 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 2023 programme. It is expected that the final list of all accepted sessions will be announced shortly after the 2nd IGF 2023 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting, 10-12 July.

ID Organization Title Note
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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Sam Hall - UK FCDO - Government - Western Europe
Vicky White - UK FCDO - Government - Western Europe
Nthabiseng Pule - Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa (C3SA) - Civil Society - Africa (Southern)
Professor Wallace Chigona - University of Cape Town - Civil Society / Academia - Africa (Southern)

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #5 Assessing National Cyber Maturity
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University of Łódź
Magdalena Róża Krysiak, University of Łódź, Poland, Eastern Europe

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #7 The role of digital evidence in combating cybercrime
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European Schoolnet - Insafe

  • Sabrina Vorbau, European Schoolnet – Insafe, Civil Society, Western Europe & others
  • Sofia Rasgado, National Cybersecurity Centre, Government, Western Europe & others
  • Evangelia Daskalaki, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Technical community, Western Europe & others
  • Christina Papasolomontos, Cyprus Safer Internet Centre, Pedagogical Institute, Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth, Government, Western Europe & others
IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #16 Youth participation: co-creating the Insafe network
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EQUALS Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age
Primary organizers: KAIST, Georgia Tech, and ITU

Stakeholders: 

  • Moon Choi, KAIST
  • Michael Best, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Atsuko Okuda, ITU
  • Carla Licciardello, ITU
  • Tamara Dancheva, GSMA
  • Dasom Lee, KAIST
  • Taylor De Rosa, KAIST
  • Ern Chern Khor, KAIST
  • So Young Kim, KAIST
  • Christopher Yoo, University of Pennsylvania 
  • Maria Garrido, University of Washington
  • Allison Gillwald, Research ICT Africa
  • Lilian Volcan, University of Oxford
  • Tavishi Ahluwalia, National Law University Delhi
  • Sisa Ngabaza, University of the Western Cape
  • Gloria Bonder, Latin American Postgraduate Institute of Social Sciences (FLACSO)
  • Ayanna Samuels, Oslo Met
  • Michelle F. Settecase, EY
  • Naima Hassan, Government of Somalia
  • Ayesha Zainudeen, LIRNEAsia
  • Helani Galpaya, LIRNEAsia
  • Javiera Macaya, CETIC
  • Molly Lesher, OECD
  • Leon Gwaka, University of Pennsylvania 
  • Sindhura KS, University of Pennsylvania 
  • Leslie Dwolatzky, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #18 EQUAL Global Partnership Research Coalition Annual Meeting
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WSA | Global. Digital. Purpose Driven
Peter A. Bruck and Nora Wolloch, WSA, Civil Society Organisation reaching 187 countries, Western Europe

 

 
 

 

 

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #19 Hack the Digital Divides
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Zoe Darme, Google, Private Sector, WEOG

Jim Prendergast, The Galway Strategy Group, private sector WEOG

Farzaneh Badii, Digital Medussa, Civil Society APAC

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #21 Under the Hood: Approaches to Algorithmic Transparency
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Internet Standards, Security and Safety Coalition
Mallory Knodel - IS3C Working Group 3 Chair; Center for Democracy & Technology - Civil Society - North America Elizabeth Orembo - IS3C Working Group 3 Lead Researcher; Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre - Technical Community - Africa Wout de Natris - IS3C Coordinator; De Natris Consult - Private Sector - Europe Mark Carvell - IS3C Senior Policy Adviser; Independent Internet Governance Consultant - Private Sector - Europe

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #23 On how to procure/purchase secure by design ICT
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Youth LACIGF
Nicolás Fiumarelli (Youth IGF Uruguay), Civil Society, GRULAC Roberto Zambrana (IGF Bolivia), Civil Society, GRULAC Umut Pajaro Velazquez (YouthLACIGF), Civil Society, GRULAC Denise Leal (former Youth Brazil Fellow), Civil Society, GRULAC

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #25 IGF LAC NRI's Space: Fostering Cooperation in LAC
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European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL)
Marlena Wisniak, European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL), Civil Society, Eastern European Group
Aaryn Yunwei Zhou, Government of Canada, Government, WEOG
Vino Lucero, EngageMedia, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
Savannah Badalich, Discord, Private Sector, WEOG
Lindsey Andersen, BSR , Civil Society, WEOG

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #31 Marginalized voices in AI human rights impact assessments
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Information Technology Federation of Japan(IT Renmei)
Naoya Bessho, IT Renmei, Federation Member(Director/Chairman), Japan Natsuhiko Sakimura, MyDataJapan, Cooperating organization, Japan Sako Kazue, MyDataJapan, Cooperation organization, japan Mr.Christian Reimsbach-Kounatze, OECD Secretariat Kazuhiro Kameda, IT Renmei, Federation Member(Vice Chairman), Japan Masahiro Hanatani, IT Renmei, Federation Member, Japan

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #42 “Trusted Personal Data Management Service(TPDMS)” Program
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UNESCO
UNESCO

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #49 Advancing digital inclusion and human-rights:ROAM-X approach
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the Council of Europe
moderator: 1. Mr Vadim Pak, policy advisor in the Digital Development Unit and administrator in the Committee on Artificial Intelligence, [email protected] 

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #51 Shaping AI to ensure Respect for Human Rights and Democracy
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Latin American and Caribbean Top-Level Domains (LACTLD) The Internet Addresses Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean (LACNIC) Center for the Study of Technology and Society (CETyS)
Federica Tortorella, LACTLD, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC) Rocío de la Fuente, LACTLD, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC) María Fernanda Martínez, Center for the Study of Technology and Society (CETyS), Academia, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC) Carolina Aguerre, Center for the Study of Technology and Society (CETyS) and Universidad Católica del Uruguay, Academia, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC) Paula Oteguy, LACNIC, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #52 IGF LAC Space
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UNESCO
- Event Chair: Doris Mwikali, RCRC Climate Center Youth Advisory Group; National Youth Climate Action Program Lead; Youth Leader to High Level Steering Committee, UNESCO (Africa)
- Academia: Ingrid Volkmer, Director of International Digital Policy Lab; Professor of Digital Communication and Globalization, University of Melbourne (Global, Europe, Pacific)
- International Organization: Bosen Lily Liu, Expert Group Leader of Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Efficiency Project, ITU; Head of Partnership and UN Liaison, UNESCO IESALC. (Global, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean)

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #54 Creating Eco-friendly Policy System for Emerging Technology
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IGF Secretariat and Network of over 160 national, regional, sub-regional and youth IGF initiatives

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #59 IGF 2023 NRIs Coordination Session
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NASK National Research Institute
Maciej Gron NASK, technical community, Eastern Europe Janice Richardson, InSight, civil society, Oceania Wout de Natris, De Natris Consult, private sector, Western Europe Katarzyna Kaliszewicz, NASK, technical community, Eastern Europe Julia Piechna, NASK, technical community, Eastern Europe

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #63 Call for action: Building a hub for effective cybersecurity
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William J. Drake, Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, Columbia Business School, civil society, WEOG

Neha Mishra, Geneva Graduate Institute, civil society, Asia-Pacific Group

 

 

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #76 Can Digital Economy Agreements Limit Internet Fragmentation?
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IT for Change, member organization of the Global Digital Justice Forum
Nandini Chami, IT for Change and Global Digital Justice Forum Luca Belli, Dynamic Coalition on Platform Responsibility Marianne Franklin, Dynamic Coalition on Internet Rights and Principles

This IGF pre-event is proposed by the Global Digital Justice Forum, the Dynamic Coalition on Platform Responsibility and the Dynamic Coalition on Internet Rights and Principles. The Global Digital Justice Forum is a multi-sectoral group of development organizations, digital rights networks, trade unions, feminist groups, corporate watchdogs, and communication rights campaigners working towards centering a digital justice vision in the multilateral system, straddling digital governance debates, SDGs review, and transversal intersections of digital policy with traditional debates in trade and development. Its members include: Campaign of Campaigns, Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), Equidad, ETC Group, Global Policy Forum, Groupe de Recherche Pour Une Stratégie Économique Alternative (GRESEA), IT for Change, Just Net Coalition (JNC), Latin American Information Agency (ALAI), Oxfam International, Public Services International (PSI), Social Watch, The Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO), Third World Network, Transnational Institute (TNI). The Dynamic Coalition on Platform Responsibility aims at fostering a cooperative multistakeholder effort in order elaborate concrete and interoperable solutions to protect platform-users’ human rights. The Internet Rights and Principles Dynamic Coalition (IRP Coalition) is an open network of individuals and organisations based at the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) committed to making human rights and principles work for the online environment.

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #79 A Global Compact for Digital Justice: Southern perspectives
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Center for Technology and Society at FGV
Luca Belli, CTS-FGV, Academia, Brazil; Adam Burns, Free2Air, Technical Community, Germany; Anriette Esterhuysen, APC, Civil society, South Africa.

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #82 ICF 2023: Digital Commons for Digital Sovereignty
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DW Akademie
Nils Brock, DW Akademie, Civil Society, Western European and other States; Daniela Bello, REDES A.C., Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean States; Sarbani Belur, ISEA, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific States.

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #84 Agents of inclusion: Community networks & media meet-up
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Internet Society
Mauricia Cindy Abdol, ISOC Foundation, technical community, Africa - Mona Gaballa, ISOC, technical community, NA - Pranav Tiwari, ISOC Foundation, technical community, APAC - Nicolas Fiumarelli, ISOC Alumni, technical community, LAC - Veronica Piccolo, ISOC Alumni, technical community, EU - Athanase Bahizire, ISOC Ambassador, technical community, Africa

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #95 Internet Society’s Collaborative Leadership Exchange (CLX)
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Team CommUnity
Danae Tapia
Director of community strategy at Team Community
Civil Society
GRULAC

Francisco Vera
Program officer at Open Society Foundations
Civil Society
WEOG

Úrsula Schüler
Communications officer
Team Community
Civil society
GRULAC

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #105 The Digital Justice House: labour rights and the internet
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ICANN
Vera Major, ICANN, Technical Community, WEOG Celine Bal, IGF Secretariat, IGO, WEOG David Huberman, ICANN, Technical Community, WEOG

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #107 DNS: Foundation for Safe, Secure and Interoperable Intermet
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OECD
Ms. Verena Weber, OECD, Intergovernmental Organization

Mr. Maximilian Reisch, OECD, Intergovernmental Organization

Mr. Hokuto Nakagawa, OECD, Intergovernmental Organization

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #108 Financing Broadband Networks of the Future to bridge digital
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Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet)
Jamal Shahin, Giga-Net, Academic, WEOG Raquel Gatto, NIC.br, Technical Community, GRULAC Roxana Radu, Blavatnik School of Government Oxford University, Academic, WEOG Berna Akcali Gur, Queen Mary University of London, Academic, APG Yik Chan Chin, Beijing Normal University, Academic, APG

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #112 Global Internet Governance Academic Network Annual Symposium
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International Chamber of Commerce

  • Ms Timea Suto, Global Digital Policy Lead, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Private Sector, Eastern European Group
  • Ms Rose Payne, Digital Policy Manager, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Private Sector, Western European and Other Group
  • Ms Meni Anastasiadou, Digital Policy Adviser, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Private Sector, Western European and Other Group
IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #133 Aligning priorities for a shared vision on digital policy
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MAEMURA Akinori, JPNIC, Technical Community, Asia

Keisuke KANEYASU, NEC, Private Sector, Asia

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #134 Talk with Metaverse residents – a new identity and diversity
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Consumers International
Javier Ruiz Diaz, Consumers International, Civil Society, Western Europe (global) Paula Martins, Association for Progressive Cmmunications (APC), Civil Society, North America (global) Amy Kato, Consumers Rights Japan, Civil Society, Asia Charlotte Broyd, Consumers International, Civil Society, Western Europe (global) Hollie Hamblett, Consumers International, Civil Society, Western Europe (global)

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #142 Consumer data rights from Japan to the world
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Internet Governance Caucus
Valéria Betancourt, APC, Civil Society, GRULAC Sheetal Kumar, Global Partners Digital, Civil Society, WEOG Michaela Shapiro, Global Partners Digital, Civil Society, WEOG Peter Micek, Access Now, Civil Society, WEOG Bruna Martins dos Santos, Internet Governance Caucus, Civil Society, GRULAC

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #149 Scoping Civil Society engagement in Digital Cooperation
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International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
Stephen Wyber, Maria De Brasdefer, IFLA, Civil Society, WEOG Damilare Oyedele, Library Aid Africa, Civil Society, Africa Winston Roberts, National Library of New Zealand, Government, Asia-Pacific

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #161 Towards a vision of the internet for an informed society
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Sulá Batsú Cooperative
Denise Leal, Private Sector (Brasília University, Natural Resources Law and Sustainable Development Research Group, Youth LACIGF and Brazilian Micro and Small Business Support Service) GRULAC, [email protected] - Online Moderator Karen Cruz, Civil Society (Sulá Batsú Cooperative, Youth Observatory, YouthLACIGF), GRULAC, [email protected] - Onsite Moderator Sakura Takahashi, Civil Society (representing the NGO Climate Youth Japan, https://www.climateyouthjp.org/) ASIA, [email protected] - Rapporteur

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #167 Human rights in the digital age from a gender persuaded
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Association for Progressive Communications (APC)
Sulá Batsú

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #177 Transforming technology frameworks for the planet
182

GitHub
Cynthia Lo - GitHub Ricardo Torres - United Nations Development Programme and Digital Public Goods Alliance

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #182 Digital Public Goods and the Challenges with Discoverability
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Derechos Digitales
Vladimir Garay and Michel Souza, Derechos Digitales, Civil Society, Latin America

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #185 The Internet WE Want: Perspectives from the Amazonian Region
189

Girlhype Women Who Code
Baratang Miya - Girlhype Whomen Who Code                   Mactar Seck - UNECA                                                                                                      Anja Gengo - UN IGF Secretariat                                                                                                    Thoko Miya - ISOC South Africa 

 

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #189 Women IGF Summit
191

TEDIC
CEJIL - Latinoamerica NGO IPANDETEC- Centroamérica NGO Hiperderecho NGO - Perú OAS Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression (to confirm) TEDIC - Paraguay

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #191 Strategic Litigation in LATAM on Gender Digital Violence
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● African Parliamentary Network on Internet Governance (APNIG)
● Hon, Neema Lugangira (MP), APNIG, Government, African
● Hon. Alhagie Mbow (MP), APNIG, Government, African
● Hon. Sarah Opendi (MP), APNIG, Government, African
● Daniel O’Maley, Center for International Media Assistance, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
● Sarah Moulton, National Democratic Institute, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
● Morgan Frost, Center for International Private Enterprise, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #192 African Digital Democracy Summit
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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
1. Christopher Newman, Advisor at GIZ, Government, Western European and Others 2. Luiza Ferreira, Advisor at GIZ for the Secretariat of the German-Brazilian Digital Dialogue, Government, Latin American and Caribbean 3. Torge Wolters, Project leader at GIZ for the Global Project Digital Dialogues, Government, Western European and Others 4. Dr Rudolf Gridl, Director-General at the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV), Government, Western European and Others

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #193 How to build trust in user-centric digital public services
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DiploFoundation
Sorina Teleanu, DiploFoundation, Civil Society, Eastern European Group Jovan Kurbalija, DiploFoundation, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG) Andrijana Gavrilovic, DiploFoundation, Civil Society, Eastern European Group

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #194 Bottom-up AI and the right to be humanly imperfect
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  1. Wisdom Donkor, Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation (AODIRF)
  2. Prof. Lee W.  McKnight, Associate Professor, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, USA
  3. Danielle T Smith, College of Arts & Science, Syracuse University, USA.
  4. Yusuf Abdul-Qadir, Adjunct Faculty Syracuse University School of Information Studies
  5. Kwaku Antwi, Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation
  6. Jane Asantewaa Appiah-Okyere, Doctoral Candidate, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University
  7. Zanyiwe Asare, Digitally Legal, South Africa
IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #196 Leave No One Behind: The Importance of Data in Development.
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Girlhype Women Who Code
Baratang Miya - Girlhype Whomen Who Code Mactar Seck - UNECA Anja Gengo - UN IGF Secretariat Thoko Miya - ISOC South Africa Margret Nyambura PRIDA

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #189 Women IGF Summit 2
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Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet)
Jamal Shahin, Giga-Net, Academic, WEOG Raquel Gatto, NIC.br, Technical Community, GRULAC Roxana Radu, Blavatnik School of Government Oxford University, Academic, WEOG Berna Akcali Gur, Queen Mary University of London, Academic, APG Yik Chan Chin, Beijing Normal University, Academic, APG

IGF 2023 Day 0 Event #112 Global Internet Governance Academic Network Annual Symposium 2