IGF 2022 received Launches and Awards session proposals

Below is the list of Launches and Awards proposals, received in response to the IGF 2022 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 2022 programme. It is expected that the final list of all accepted sessions will be announced shortly after the 2nd IGF 2022 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting, 6-8 July.

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Communication University of China

  1. Ming Yan, Civil Society, Communication University of China
  2. Xiuyun Ding, Civil Society, China Federation of Internet Societies
  3. Rui Li, Intergovernmental Organization, United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), China
  4. Yuxuan Zhang, Civil Society, Communication University of China
  5. Rui Xiong, Civil Society, Communication University of China
IGF 2022 Launch / Award Event #9 Launches of group standards related to minors' Internet protection
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Rural Aid Foundation (RAFO)
Frank Ategeka, Rural Aid Foundation, Open Internet for Democracy Fellow

IGF 2022 Launch / Award Event #11 The impact of internet shutdown on refugees and host communities in Uganda.
25

Office of Competition and Consumer Protection
Martyna Derszniak-Noirjean - Government, Director of International Cooperation Office, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKIK), Eastern European States; Jacek Marczak - Government - Deputy Director of Branch Office in Bydgoszcz - Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKIK), Eastern European States; Piotr Adamczewski - Government - Director of Branch Office in Bydgoszcz - Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKIK), Eastern European States.

IGF 2022 Launch / Award Event #25 The use of AI in the public and private sectors - how do opportunities & challenges compare? White paper on implementation AI-engined system enhancing effectiveness of a public authority.
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Association for Progressive Communications (APC)
Valeria Betancourt, Association for Progressive Communications, Civil Society, GRULAC; Paula Martins, Association for Progressive Communications, Civil Society, GRULAC; Jamila Venturini, Derechos Digitales, Civil Society, GRULAC; Barrack Otieno, Kictanet, Civil Society, Africa; Nzambi Kakuso, Kictanet, Civil Society, Africa; Neema Iyer, Pollicy, Civil Society, Africa; Jennifer Chung, Dot.Asia, Technical Community, Asia;  Pablo Hinojosa, APNIC, Technical Community, Asia;  Raúl Echeberría, ALAI, Private Sector, GRULAC.

IGF 2022 Launch / Award Event #33 Towards an internet governance for gender and environmental justice
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Centre for Global Cooperation Research GCR21
Carolina Aguerre, CETYS, Universidad de San Andres (Argentina) / GCR21, Universität Duisburg Essen (Germany), Civil Society. GRULAC. Malcolm Campbell Verduyn, University of Groningen (The Netherlands) / GCR21, Universität Duisburg Essen (Germany), Civil Society. WEOG. Jan Aart Scholte, Leiden University (The Netherlands) / GCR21, Universität Duisburg Essen (Germany), Civil Society. WEOG Alison Gillwald, Research ICT Africa (South Africa), Civil Society. AFRICA

IGF 2022 Launch / Award Event #45 Digital Data: Polycentric Governance Perspectives
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Digital Grassroots
Esther Mwema, Digital Grassroots, Civil Society, Africa Uffa Modey, Digital Grassroots, Technical Community, Africa

IGF 2022 Launch / Award Event #61 On this Side of the Web - Short Film
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Digital Empowerment Foundation
Ananthu RA & Jenny Sulfath - Researchers, Onsite Moderator : Osama Manzar - Founder Director Digital Empowerment Foundation Online moderator: Jenny Sulfath Rapporteur: Vineetha Venugopal

IGF 2022 Launch / Award Event #63 Data justice India report: Book launch
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IP.rec
André Ramiro, IP.rec, civil society, Latin American and Caribbean Group Mariana Canto, IP.rec, civil society, Latin American and Caribbean Group Michel Roberto de Souza, Derechos Digitales, civil society, Latin American and Caribbean Group

IGF 2022 Launch / Award Event #66 Launch of the Regional report on policies and freedoms in the use of encryption in Latin America
70

Association for Progressive Communications (APC)
Maja Romano, APC, Civil Society Valeria Betancourt, APC, Civil Society Alan Finlay, APC, Civil Society

IGF 2022 Launch / Award Event #70 COVID-19: Changes to digital rights priorities and strategies - Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) 2021-2022 Launch
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Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation (AODIRF)

1. Wisdom Donkor, Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation (AODIRF), Non-Governmental (Civil Society), (Africa Group)
2. Prof. Lee W. McKnight, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, Technical, (USA)
4. Jane Asantewaa Appiah-Okyere, Syracuse University, Technical, (USA)

IGF 2022 Launch / Award Event #83 Africa Rural Community Network Support Programme