IGF 2022 received Open Forum proposals

Below is the list of Open Forum 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..

ID Organization Title Note
4

Federal Office of Communications
TBD

IGF 2022 Open Forum #4 Digital self-determination: a pillar of digital democracy
6

African Union Commission - PRIDA
Dr. Margaret Nyambura Ndung'u, PRIDA-African Union Commission, Intergovernmental
Mr. Adil Sulieman, African Union Commission, Intergovernmental
Dr. Kamugisha Kazaura, African Union Commission, Intergovernmental
Ms. Mary Uduma, West Africa IGF, NRI
Mr. Mactar Seck, UN Economic Commission for Africa
Chair of the Host of 2022 Continental IGF to be held in Malawi
Mr. Joshua Joshua, West Africa IGF
Mr. Salyou Fanny, Central Africa IGF

IGF 2022 Open Forum #6 African Union Open Forum
16

Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation
Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation

IGF 2022 Open Forum #16 Commonwealth Hard Talk for Action
25

bureau of information technology development, Cyberspace Administration of China
Su Jun, Dean of the Institute of Intelligent Social Governance, Tsinghua University

IGF 2022 Open Forum #25 Explore the road of intelligent social governance in advance
29

GPAI
Government of Japan

IGF 2022 Open Forum #29 GPAI: A Multistakeholder initiative on trustworthy AI
30

German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)
Organisers:
1. Ms. Lea Gimpel, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
2. Mr. Gaurav Sharma, Fellow – Artificial Intelligence (India) at Academy of International Affairs, North-Rhine-Westphalia (AIA-NRW.org)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #30 AI: Need for fundamental regulation for the Global South
31

Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKIK)
Martyna Derszniak-Noirjean, Director of International Cooperation Office, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKIK), Government, Eastern European States
Dries Cuijpers, Coordinator for the Digital Economy at the Consumer Division of the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets / Co-lead of the ICPEN Project on Digital Platforms, the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets, Government/International organizations, Western European Group
Aleksandra Mrozowska-Sroka, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKIK), Government, Eastern European States
Ewa Sikorska, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKIK), Government, Eastern European States

IGF 2022 Open Forum #31 Dark patterns: an online challenge in consumer protection
32

Council of Europe
Centre for Research in Communication and Culture at Loughborough University
[academia, Europe]

IGF 2022 Open Forum #32 Online content: a structural problem
34

World Wide Web Foundation
Yu Ping Chan. UN Office of the Tech Envoy. UN
Nnenna Nwakanma. World Wide Web Foundation. Civil Society. Africa
Antoine Vergne. Missions Publiques. Civil Society. Civil Society. Europe
Sheetal Kumar. Global Partners Digital. Civil Society. North America

IGF 2022 Open Forum #34 Assessing Citizen Engagement into the Global Digital Compact
35

Digital Impact Alliance
- Kathleen McGowan, Director of Policy, Advocacy, and Governance, Digital Impact Alliance at the United Nations Foundation

IGF 2022 Open Forum #35 The Digital Public Goods Charter – Committing to the Future
38

European Commission DG INTPA
European Commision, DG INTPA
Grazvydas JAKUBAUSKAS, DG INTPA, F5 and Francesko VINCI, DG INPA, A1.

IGF 2022 Open Forum #38 Data as new gold: how to avoid ‘gold rush’ and create value
40

GSMA
Sophie Falsini, UNCDF, global

IGF 2022 Open Forum #40 An internet that empowers all women: can we make it happen?
41

UN DESA
Ian Rutherford / Francesca Perucci, United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD-DESA), United Nations, International
Nnenna Nwakanma, World Wide Web Foundation (WWWF), Academia / Professional body, Africa
On behalf of the Programme Committee (https://unstats.un.org/unsd/undataforum/partners/programme-committee.ht…) of the UN World Data Forum and the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (https://unstats.un.org/unsd/undataforum/partners/HLG-PCCB.html)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #41 Governing data and statistics during disasters and recovery
42

Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
- Johannes Wander - GIZ/BMZ
- African Union Commission

IGF 2022 Open Forum #42 Launch of the I&J in the African Union Report
44

Undersecretary of Information Technology - Secretary of Public Innovation - Chief of Cabinet of the President of Argentina
South School on Internet Governance
Dominios Latinoamérica
CCAT LAT - Centro de Capacitación en Alta Tecnología para Latinoamérica y el Caribe

IGF 2022 Open Forum #44 Enhancing cybersecurity of the National Administration
46

DNS Abuse Institute
Rowena Schoo, DNS Abuse Institute, Technical Community, Asia-Pacific
Ajith Francis, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, Civil Society, Western European and Others Group
Sam Demetriou, Verisign, Private Sector, Western European and Others Group
Manal Ismail, National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Egypt, African
Farzaneh Badii, Founder at Digital Medusa, Western European and Others Group/Asia Pacific
Chirs Lewis-Evans, UK National Crime Agency, Western European and Others Group

IGF 2022 Open Forum #46 Strengthening MS collaboration on DNS Abuse
48

Internet Society
Agustina Callegari, Internet Society, Technical Community, LAC
Natalie Campbell, Internet Society, Technical Community, WEG
Akriti Bopanna, Internet Society, Technical Community, APAC

IGF 2022 Open Forum #48 Internet Society Open Forum "Protecting the Internet"
49

Global Partners Digial
Philippe-André Rodriguez, Global Affairs Canada, government
Sheetal Kumar, Global Partners Digital (moderator), civil society

IGF 2022 Open Forum #49 Fragmentation, Digital Inclusion and Meaningful Connectivity
50

Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) - on behalf of Conference co-organizers (World Bank, CyberPeace Institute and World Economic Forum)
Francesca Bosco, CyberPeace Institute, Civil society, Western European and Others Regional Group
Natasa Perucica, World Economic Forum, Non-governmental organization, Eastern European Regional Group
Daniela Pena Lazaro, World Bank, Intergovernmental organization, Latin American and Caribbean Regional Group
Anna Noij, Global Forum on Cyber Expertise, Civil society, Asia Pacific Regional Group

IGF 2022 Open Forum #50 Global Conference on CCB: Cyber Resilience for Development
51

United Nations-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA)
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), https://www.unescwa.org/
The League of Arab States (Arab Organization), http://www.lasportal.org/Pages/Welcome.aspx
The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), Egypt (Government) https://www.tra.gov.eg/en/

IGF 2022 Open Forum #51 ESCWA 2nd OF for Digital Cooperation in the Arab Region
56

Cyber Security Association of China
Cyberspace Administration of China;
Bureau of International Cooperation, Cyberspace Administration of China;
Cyber Security Association of China;

IGF 2022 Open Forum #56 EnhanceInternationalCooperation on Data-DrivenDigitalEconomy
57

ITU
Office of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children
Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth
UNICEF
UNOY (TBC)
Youth IGF (TBC)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #57 Digital skills for protection and participation online
58

Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations
Alisa Heaver, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Government
Daniel Nanghaka, ILICIT Africa, Civil society/Private sector
Gerben Klein Baltink, Dutch Internet Standards Platform (Internet.nl), Government/Private sector
Wout de Natris, Internet Standards, Security and Safety Coalition (IS3C), Private sector

IGF 2022 Open Forum #58 Promoting Internet standards to increase safety and security
59

UNCTAD
Martyna Derszniak-Noirjean, PhD / Director International Cooperation Office
Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, Poland
Joseph Wozniak Director of the Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Programme at the International Trade Centre, Geneva, Switzerland.
Sophie Hunter, Project Assistants, UNCTAD

IGF 2022 Open Forum #59 How competition can support SMEs online market access
61

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), United Kingdom
Marek Blachut, DCMS, Government, WEOG
Nigel Hickson, DCMS, Government, WEOG

IGF 2022 Open Forum #61 Future of the Internet: Realising a shared vision
62

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
Alisa Heaver, Ministry of Eocnomic Affairs and Climate Policy, Government, WEOG
Marjolijn Bonthuis, NLIGF, Civil Society, WEOG
Stephanie Teeuwen, NLIGF, Civil Society, WEOG

IGF 2022 Open Forum #62 Dutch approach to protect the public core of the Internet
64

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media
Deniz Wagner, Adviser to the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media
Julia Haas, Project Officer, Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

IGF 2022 Open Forum #64 Spotlight on AI-driven content governance in times of crisis
65

Council of Europe
Brian O’Neill, DCE Expert Group, Council of Europe
Janice Richardson, DCE Expert Group, Council of Europe

IGF 2022 Open Forum #65 Promoting democratic culture online and transforming global
66

Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Matthew Nguyen, Tony Blair Institute, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Blaise Bayuo, Tony Blair Institute, Civil Society, Africa Jess Northend, Tony Blair Institute, Civil Society, Western European and Others Vann Bentley, Web Foundation, Civil Society, Western European and Others

IGF 2022 Open Forum #66 South-South Collaboration in Web3 Governance
68

German Environment Agency
CODES (Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability):
Future Earth
German Environment Agency (UBA)* - Western European and Others Group
International Science Council (ISC)
Kenya Ministry of Environmental and Forestry - African Group
Sustainability in the Digital Age (SDA)
United Nations Development Programm (UNDP)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

*UBA serves as focal point for this application.

IGF 2022 Open Forum #68 Our Action Plan for a Sustainable Planet in the Digital Age
70

UNESCO
Tawfik Jelassi, Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information (ADG/CI) UNESCO, Intergovernmental organization (Tunisia)
Cedric Wachholz, Chief of Section Digital Innovation and Transformation, Communication and Information Sector, UNESCO, Intergovernmental organization
Guy Berger, Director for Strategy and Policy (CI/SPO) and Secretary of the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) UNESCO, Intergovernmental organization (South Africa)
Marielza Oliveira, director for Programmes and Operational Programme Monitoring, UNESCO, Intergovernmental organization (Brazil)
Alton Grizzle, programme specialist for Media and Information Literacy and Media Development, UNESCO
Florence Calviac, Programme Assistant, Digital Innovation and Transformation, Communication and Information Sector, UNESCO, Intergovernmental organization (France)
Charline d’Oultremont, Consultant Digital Innovation, and Transformation, Communication and Information Sector, UNESCO, (Belgium)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #70 Open Forum: Shaping digital platforms for the public good
71

European Commission
European Commission (different services)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #71 From regional to global: EU digital transformation approach
75

Council of Europe
Menno Ettema – Council of Europe – International Organisation –Western Europe
Giulia Lucchese – Council of Europe – International Organisation –Western Europe
Simona Cruciani – UNOSAPG – United Nations - International Organisation

IGF 2022 Open Forum #75 Combating Hate Speech – Answering the H & 5 W’s Questions
77

African Union Commission
Souhila Amazouz, Senior ICT Policy Officer, Information Society Division, African Union Commission (AUC)
Johannes Wander, Policy Advisor, DataCipation, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #77 Implementing the AU Data Policy Framework
78

Equality Now
Adrian Martin Couce, Government of Spain, Government, WEOG;
(Onsite Moderator) Emma Gibson, Women Leading in AI, WEOG;
(Onsite Rapporteur) Amanda Manyame, Equality Now, Civil Society Organization, Africa Group;
(Online Moderator) Niki Kandirikirira, Equality Now, Civil Society Organization, WEOG

IGF 2022 Open Forum #78 Guaranteeing Universal Digital Rights for All
79

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br)
Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br):
- Laura Tresca, CGI.br, Civil Society, GRULAC
- Bia Barbosa, CGI.br, Civil Society, GRULAC
- Tanara Lauschner, CGI.br, Technical Community, GRULAC

Onsite Moderator:
· Bia Barbosa, CGI.br, Civil Society, GRULAC
Online Moderator:
· Luiza Mesquita, Technical Advisor to the CGI.br Board, Technical Community, GRULAC
Rapporteur:
· Gabriela Nardy de Vasconcellos Leitão, Technical Advisor to the CGI.br Board, Technical Community, GRULAC

IGF 2022 Open Forum #79 CGI.br’s Gender and Diversity Agenda for ICTs
84

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)
- Fabiola Frick, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), Government/Organisation with international scope, Europe
- Jonas Herzing, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), Government/Organisation with international scope, Europe
- Leonie Kellerhof, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), Government/Organisation with international scope, Europe

IGF 2022 Open Forum #84 Digital Education and the Future of Women’s Work
85

Global Encryption Coalition Steering Commitee
Greg Nojeim, Center for Democracy & Technology, civil society, WEOG
Mallory Knodel, Center for Democracy & Technology, civil society, WEOG
Jeff Wilbur, Internet Society, technical community, WEOG
Ryan Polk, Internet Society, technical community, WEOG
Sheetal Kumar, Global Partners Digital, civil society, WEOG

IGF 2022 Open Forum #85 Security for whom?: Manifestations of weakened encryption
86

World Intellectual Property Organization
WIPO

IGF 2022 Open Forum #86 Creative industries at the time of NFTs and the Metaverse
87

ICANN
[email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

IGF 2022 Open Forum #87 ICANN And Ensuring the continuity of the Unique Identifiers
88

TaC-Together against Cybercrime International
Youth IGFs from 35+countries
European Commission
European Parliament Delegation to the IGF

IGF 2022 Open Forum #88 EU Delegation to the IGF & Youth IGF
89

African Union Commision
Dr Ify Ogo- Regional Coordination Specialist for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Ms Thelma Quaye- Head: Digital Infrastructure and Capacity Building at Smart Africa

Ms Emily Mburu-Ndoria-Director:, Directorate of Trade in Services, Investments, Intellectual Property Rights and Digital Trade and Data Governance, at the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat

Mr Kenneth Muhangi Esq.- Lecturer of Law and Head of Subject, Intellectual Property Lecturer of Law and Head of Subject:, Intellectual Property, at Uganda Christian University and consultant at the World Bank.

Mr. James Hodge, Head of Network of Competition Authorities on Regulation of Digital Markets

Ms Souhila Amazouz, Senior ICT Policy Officer, Information Society Division, African Union Commission (AUC)

Ms Pierrinne Leaukes-Data Economy Policy Advisor at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarmarbeit (GIZ)

Ms Shamira Ahmed-Data Economy Technical Advisor at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #89 Enabling a just data-driven African digital single market
93

GIZ
Souhila Amazouz, Senior ICT Policy Officer, Information Society Division, African Union Commission (AUC)
Johannes Wander, Policy Advisor, DataCipation, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Anri van der Spuy, consultant, DataCipation, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #93 Resilient Internet for a shared sustainable & common future
94

Global Privacy Assembly - AI Working Group
- Dalbir Singh, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Government, WEOG
- Ethan Plato, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia, Government, WEOG
- Luigi Carrozzi, Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali, Government, WEOG
- Sophia Ignatidou, Information Commissioner's Office, Government, WEOG
- TBD, Der Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit, Government, WEOG

IGF 2022 Open Forum #94 Privacy Risk Management in AI
95

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
Yoichi Iida,

IGF 2022 Open Forum #95 Internet shutdown and Network restrictions
97

UN DESA
UN DESA - Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government, in partnership with UN ECA, UN ESCAP, and other UN agencies

IGF 2022 Open Forum #97 Adopting Data Governance Framework: From Silos to Ecosystem
101

UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR)
Center for Democracy and Technology (contact person TBD) International Telecommunications Union (TBD) Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Technology

IGF 2022 Open Forum #101 Open Forum on Technical Standard-Setting and Human Rights
102

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
National and regional fact-checkers
International network of fact checkers
Global Platformer
Media and intermediaries
Civil Society

IGF 2022 Open Forum #102 Disinformation and Multistakeholder Fact Checkers
103

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Yoichi Iida, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Government
Yusuke Seki, same above

IGF 2022 Open Forum #103 Promoting cross-border Data Flow and Trustworthy Data Space
105

Africa Internet Governance Community Engagement
1. Wisdom Donkor, Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation, West Africa
2. Michael Ilishebo, Zambia Internet Governance Forum, Southern Africa
3. Neema Lugangira, Tanzanian Parliament / Tanzania Internet Governance Forum, East Africa
4. Adama Jallow, The Gambia Internet Governance Forum, West Africa
6. Mary Uduma, Africa Internet Governance Forum
7. Baratang Miya, South Africa Internet Governance Forum.

IGF 2022 Open Forum #105 Africa Internet Governance Community Engagement
107

OHCHR

Sophie Pilgrim, Executive Office of the Secretary General (TBD)

Yena Yoo, Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea (TBD)

Raphael Warolin, European Union EEAS, EU (TBD)

Laura O’Brien, Senior UN Advocacy Lead, Access Now (TBD)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #107 Technology and Human Rights Due Diligence at the UN
108

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Latvia
TBD

IGF 2022 Open Forum #108 Combatting Disinformation without Resorting to Online Censor