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
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Federal Office of Communications

IGF 2022 Open Forum #4 Digital self-determination: a pillar of digital democracy
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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 Dr. 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
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Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation
 

IGF 2022 Open Forum #16 Commonwealth Hard Talk for Action
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Bureau of Information Technology Development, Cyberspace Administration of China
Institute of intelligent Society Governance, Tsinghua University
Center for Science, Technology & Education Policy, Tsinghua University 
 

IGF 2022 Open Forum #25 Explore the road of intelligent social governance in advance
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Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI)
Government of Japan

IGF 2022 Open Forum #29 GPAI: A Multistakeholder initiative on trustworthy AI
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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
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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
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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
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The Digital Impact Alliance, the Digital Public Goods Alliance, and GIZ
 

IGF 2022 Open Forum #35 The Digital Public Goods Charter – Committing to the Future
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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 for all
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GSMA
UNCDF

IGF 2022 Open Forum #40 An internet that empowers all women: can we make it happen?
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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
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Director of Cybersecurity - 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
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DNS Abuse Institute
Rowena Schoo, DNS Abuse Institute and Ajith Francis, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, 

IGF 2022 Open Forum #46 Strengthening MS collaboration on DNS Abuse
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Internet Society
Agustina Callegari, Internet Society, Technical Community, LAC Natalie Campbell, Internet Society, Technical Community, WEG 

IGF 2022 Open Forum #48 Internet Society Open Forum "Protecting the Internet"
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Freedom Online Coalition

IGF 2022 Open Forum #49 Advancing Digital Inclusion through the Freedom Online Coalition: Responding to Internet Fragmentation
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Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) - on behalf of Conference co-organizers (World Bank, CyberPeace Institute and World Economic Forum)
 

IGF 2022 Open Forum #50 Global Conference on CCB: Cyber Resilience for Development
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Bureau of International Cooperation, Cyberspace Administration of China; Cyber Security Association of China

IGF 2022 Open Forum #56 Enhance International Cooperation on Data-Driven Digital Economy
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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
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Alisa Heaver, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Government
Rick van Rooijen, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, 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
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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
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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
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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
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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 Judith Mwaya, 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
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Organizers

  • 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 Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

*UBA serves as a focal point for this application.

IGF 2022 Open Forum #68 Our Action Plan for a Sustainable Planet in the Digital Age
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Tawfik Jelassi, Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information UNESCO  

Marielza Oliveira, Director for Programmes and Operational Programme Monitoring UNESCO

Cedric Wachholz, Chief of Section Digital Innovation and Transformation for Communication and Information Sector UNESCO

Guilherme Canela de Souza Godoi, Chief of Section Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists Communication and Information Sector UNESCO

Misako Ito, Regional Advisor for Communication and Information in Africa, UNESCO Nairobi 

Rachel Pollack, Associate Programme Specialist, Section Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalist UNESCO 

Charline d’Oultremont, Consultant Digital Innovation, and Transformation, Communication and Information Sector UNESCO

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

 

IGF 2022 Open Forum #71 From regional to global: EU approach to digital transformation
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
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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
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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
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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)

  • Fabiola Frick, 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
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The 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
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World Intellectual Property Organization
WIPO

IGF 2022 Open Forum #86 The video games sector at the time of NFTs and the Metaverse
87

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

IGF 2022 Open Forum #87 ICANN Reducing inequality by enabling inclusive and resilient internet through global partnerships for sustainable development
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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)
  • Mr Johannes Wander - Policy Advisor, DataCipation, 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
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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

- Kristina Zenner, Der Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit, Government, WEOG

- Roberto Lattanzi, Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali, Government, WEOG

- Sophia Ignatidou, Information Commissioner's Office, Government, WEOG

IGF 2022 Open Forum #94 Privacy Risk Management in AI
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Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
Yoichi Iida,

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

United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG)

 

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

Office of the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Technology

UN Human Rights (OHCHR)

Center for Democracy and Technology

 

IGF 2022 Open Forum #101 Open Forum on Technical Standard-Setting and Human Rights
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. Poncelet Ileleji, Gambia IGF
4. Zanyiwe Asare, Chair, South Africa IGF
5. Baratang Miya, South Africa Internet Governance Forum.

IGF 2022 Open Forum #105 Africa Internet Governance Community Engagement
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UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR)

Access Now (Peter Micek, Laura O’Brien)

EEAS, EU (Raphael Warolin)

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

LATVIA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

IGF 2022 Open Forum #108 Combatting Disinformation without Resorting to Online Censor
112

ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD, UNDP

IGF 2022 Open Forum #109 Open Consultation Process for the WSIS Forum 2023
75

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