IGF 2024 received Open Forum proposals

Below is the list of Open Forum proposals, received in response to the IGF 2024 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 2024 programme. It is expected that the final list of all accepted sessions will be announced shortly after the 2nd IGF 2024 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting, 26-28 June.

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Argentina Ministy of Defense - Faculty of the National Defense of Argentina
Olga Cavalli - Dean of the National Defense Faculty of Argentina - Ministry of Defense of Argentina - Government - Latin America and Caribbean
Adrián Carballo - Director South School on Internet Governance - Civil Society - Latin America and Caribbean
Oscar Messano CCAT LAT Centro de Capacitación en Alta Tecnología para Latinoamérica y el Caribe - International Organizations - Latin America and Caribbean
Raitme Citterio - South School on Internet Governance - Civil Society - Latin America and Caribbean

IGF 2024 Open Forum #1 Challenges of cyberdefense in developing economies
2

OGERO
Ms. Zeina Bou Harb, Head of International Cooperation- OGERO, Gov., Lebanon

IGF 2024 Open Forum #2 Resilience of the Lebanese Telecom Sector
3

Ant Group
Ant Group, China Women's Development Foundation, UN women, The Gates Foundation, IHG group, Peking University

IGF 2024 Open Forum #3 Empowering rural women by digitization
4

🔒Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation
None

IGF 2024 Open Forum #4 CTO Open Forum on Digital Transformation
5

UK Government - Department for Science, Innovation and Technology
Patrick Wheatley (UK Government Department for Science, Innovation and Technology; Western Europe); Lillian Nalwoga (Chair of the Africa IGF MAG; Africa)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #5 Setting goals, taking action: WSIS+20 and the SDGs
6

🔒UNICEF China
Organizer 1: Rui Li, UNICEF China, Intergovernmental Organization
Organizer 2: Shenrui Li, UNICEF China, Intergovernmental Organization
Organizer 3: Xiuyun Ding, China Federation of Internet Societies, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
Organizer 4: Yiran Xing, China Federation of Internet Societies, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
Organizer 5: Ming Yan, Communication University of China, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
Organizer 6: Meiqi Luo, Communication University of China, Civil Society, Asia-Pacific Group
(Online)
Organizer 7: Gan Lu, Child Law International Alliance,Civil Society, Eastern European Group, [email protected]

IGF 2024 Open Forum #6 Promoting tech companies to ensure children's online safety
7

Bureau of International Cooperation, Cyberspace Administration of China
The China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) is the co-organizer of this Open Forum, which is a scientific research institute directly under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China.

IGF 2024 Open Forum #7 Deepen Cooperation on Governance, Bridge the Digital Divide
8

🔒Africa Union Commission
African Union Commission
Waleed Ali Hamdi , African Union Commission
Adil Sulieman - African Union Commission
Mactar Seck - UNECA
Joshua Joshua- Africa IGF
Mariam Jobe, Africa IGF

IGF 2024 Open Forum #8 AFRICAN UNION OPEN FORUM 2024
9

Cyberspace Administration of China
Bureau of Information Technology Development, CAC

IGF 2024 Open Forum #9 Digital Technology Empowers Green and Low-carbon Development
10

Innovation and Digital Development Agency
Inara Valiyeva, Rashad Khaligov, Shahin Aliyev, Kamran Aghayev, Vurghun Hajiyev, Orkhan Ismayilov

IGF 2024 Open Forum #10 mygov e-government portal
12

Freedom Online Coalition
Luca Kuiper, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
Jacco-Pepijn Baljet, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
Lea Kaspar / Nicholas Powell / Nusa Tomic / Zora Gouhary, Freedom Online Coalition Support Unit (intergovernmental organisation - secretariat housed in Global Partners Digital)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #12 Ensuring an Inclusive and Rights-Respecting Digital Future
13

🔒APNIC
Joyce Chen, APNIC, Technical, Asia Pacific
Olaf Kolkman, ISOC, Technical, WEOG
Mona Gaballa, ISOC, Technical, WEOG

IGF 2024 Open Forum #13 Processes Shaping the Future of Internet Governance
14

GIZ
Souhila Amazouz, Senior ICT Policy Officer, Information Society Division, African Union Commission (AUC) (Organizer)
Kuuku Sam, Data Policy Advisor, DataCipation, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) (Rapporteur)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #14 Data Without Borders? Navigating Policy Impacts in Africa
15

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

IGF 2024 Open Forum #15 Digital cooperation: the road ahead
11

United Nations-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA)
● Mr. Khaled Wally, Director of the Communications and Information Technology Development Department, League of Arab States (Regional Organization)
● Mr. Hazem Hezzah, IT program coordinator for ICT development, Information Technology Development Department, League of Arab States (Regional Organization)
● Mr. Ayman El-Sherbiny, Chief of ICT Policies, UNESCWA (International organization)
● Ms. Mirna El Hajj Barbar, Programme Management Officer, UNESCWA (International organization)
● Ms. Rita Wehbe, Economic Affairs Assistant, UNESCWA (International organization)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #11 Open Forum on Digital Cooperation in the Arab Region
16

Bureau of Information Technology Development, Cyberspace Administration of China
Li Xuemei, Bureau of Information Technology Development, Cyberspace Administration of China, CHINA [online]
Zhang Fang, Center of Science, Technology and Education Policy, Tsinghua University, CHINA [onsite, moderator]
Xie Qijun, Center of Science, Technology and Education Policy, Tsinghua University, CHINA [online]
Shi Guangyu, Institute of Intelligent Society Governance, Tsinghua University, CHINA [online, moderator]
Ren Tianpei, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, CHINA [onsite, rapporteur]

IGF 2024 Open Forum #16 Governance Gaps in Intelligent Society
17

Bureau of Internet Laws and Regulations, Cyberspace Administration of China
1. Li Changxi, Director of Bureau of Internet Laws and Regulations, Cyberspace Administration of China.
2. Liang Yingxiu, Dean and Professor, School of Law, Beijing Normal University.
3. Isabelle Servoz-Gallucci (Female), Head of Data Protection, Council of Europe.
4. Jesus Lau, Co-Chair of the International Steering Committee of the UNESCO Alliance for Media and Information Literacy and Vice-Rector of the University of Veracruz, Mexico.
5. Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Director, European Center for International Political Economy (ECIPE).
6. Wu Shenkuo, Associate Professor, School of Law, Beijing Normal University.(Onsite Moderator)
7. Ai Huizi(female), Assistant Professor of Law School, Beijing Normal University.(Online Moderator )

IGF 2024 Open Forum #17 Legalization of data governance
18

World Economic Forum
Judith Espinoza
Agustina Callegari

IGF 2024 Open Forum #18 World Economic Forum - Building Trustworthy Governance
19

Council of Europe
Mr Thomas SCHNEIDER, Ambassador, Vice-Director, Swiss Federal Office of Communication (OFCOM), Chair of the Committee on Artificial Intelligence

Mrs Louise RIONDEL, Co-Secretary to the Committee on Artificial Intelligence

Mr Vadim PAK, Advisor to the Committee on Artificial Intelligence

IGF 2024 Open Forum #19 Elaborating the world’s first international treaty on AI
20

🔒Universal Postal Union
Juan Moroni, Digital Inclusion and Policy Expert, Universal Postal Union, Intergovernmental Organisation, WEOG, United Nations
Tracy Hackshaw, Chef d'Entreprise, .POST, Universal Postal Union, Intergovernmental Organisation, Latin America & Caribbean, United Nations

IGF 2024 Open Forum #20 CONNECT.POST: Connect communities through the postal network
21

Digital Impact Alliance
Dobrina Stoyanova Poirier (UNECA)
Pierrinne Leukes (DIAL)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #21 Unlocking data for African prosperity
22

United Nations Statistics Division
The United Nations Collaborative on Citizen Data, with steering committee members from UN Statistics Division, UN Women, the Danish Institute for Human Rights, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, the International Civil Society Centre, PAIRS21, the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities for Sustainable Development (SGPwD), Open Data Watch, the World Bank, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #22 Citizen Data to Advance Human Rights and Inclusion in the Di
23

NASK - National Research Institute
Wout de Natris (moderator), DC-IS3C coordinator, Western Europe and others
Mark Carvell (online moderator), DC-IS3C senior policy advisor, Western Europe and others
Anna Rywczynska (rapporteur), NASK, Eastern Europe
Maciej Gron (speaker), NASK, Eastern Europe
Janice Richardson (speaker), InSight, Pacific

IGF 2024 Open Forum #23 Making the cybersecurity an attractive work field for women
24

Forum on Information and Democracy
Iris Boyer, Head of the International Observatory, Forum on Information and Democracy, Civil Society, Europe
Camille Grenier, Executive Director, Forum on Information and Democracy, Civil Society, Europe
Katharina Zuegel, Policy Manager, Forum on Information and Democracy, Civil Society, Europe
Emma Gruden, Project officer, Forum on Information and Democracy, Civil Society, Europe

IGF 2024 Open Forum #24 Peacebuilding in the age of social media
25

Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM)
Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #25 Towards a parliamentary Global Observatory for ICT and AI
26

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Organizational Affiliation: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
Moderator and Organizer: Yoichi Iida (main), Yuka Nishimura (sub), Honoka Ninagawa (sub)
Stakeholder: Government
Regional Group: Asia-Pacific

IGF 2024 Open Forum #26 High-level review of AI governance from Inter-governmental P
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Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Organizational Affiliation: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
Moderator and Organizer: Yoichi Iida (main), Yuka Nishimura (sub), Honoka Ninagawa (sub)
Stakeholder: Government
Regional Group: Asia-Pacific

IGF 2024 Open Forum #27 Review of IGF2023 Kyoto and road for WSIS+20
28

🔒Netherlands Standardisation Forum
Wout de Natris (moderator), DC-IS3C coordinator, Western Europe and others
Liz Orembo, lead researcher and vice-chair IS3C, Africa
Bart Knubben, Netherlands Standardisation Forum, Western Europe and others
Steven Tan, Team Lead Safer Internet Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, Asia
Maarten Botterman, Global Forum on Cyber Expertise, IGO
Annemiek Toersen (online moderator), Netherlands Standardisation Forum, Western Europe and others
Coen Wesselman (rapporteur), ECP, Western Europe and others

IGF 2024 Open Forum #28 How to procure Internet, websites and IoT secure by design
29

UNICEF
Afrooz Kaviani Johnson, UNICEF HQ, New York, intergovernmental organisation
Stephen Blight, UNICEF HQ, New York, intergovernmental organisation

IGF 2024 Open Forum #29 Multisectoral action and innovation for child safety
30

United Nations University Institute in Macau
Dr. Jingbo Huang, Director, UN University Institute in Macau - International Organization - Onsite moderator
Mr. Mark Ray, Director, Department of Education Services, Cayman Islands - Government - speaker

IGF 2024 Open Forum #30 Harnessing GenAI to transform Education for All
31

Logius, Ministry of the interior and Kingdom relations
Dorijn Boogaard, ECP Platform for the Information Society, Civil Society, WEOG
Hannah Boute, ECP Platform for the Information Society, WEOG.
Coen, ECP Platform for the Information Society, Civil Society, WEOG
Rachel Kuijlenburg, Logius, Government, WEOG
Hans Laagland, Koop, Government, WEOG

IGF 2024 Open Forum #31 Leveraging Internet Standards for Sustainable websites
32

UN Women
ITU
Government of Finland
A+ Alliance
Digital Grassroots

IGF 2024 Open Forum #32 Shaping an equal digital future with WSIS+20 & Beijing+30
33

🔒International Telecommunication Union
Ms. Gitanjali Sah, Strategy and Policy Coordinator, ITU
Mr. Vladimir Stankovic, Program Officer, ITU

IGF 2024 Open Forum #33 Open Consultation Process Meeting for WSIS Forum 2025
34

UNDP
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Organization, Global
International Telecommunication Union (ITU), International Organization, Global
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), International Organization, Global
Southern Voice, Non-Governmental Organization, Africa, Asia, and Latin America
Internet Society, Non-Governmental Organization, Global

IGF 2024 Open Forum #34 Global Digital Cooperation: Ambition to Country-Level Action
35

Council of Europe
Octavian Sofransky, Council of Europe, Digital Governance Advisor
Camille Gangloff, Council of Europe, Gender Equality policies
Menno Ettema, Council of Europe, Hate Speech, Hate Crime and Artificial Intelligence
Charlotte Gilmartin, Council of Europe, Steering Committee on Anti-Discrimination, Diversity and Inclusion (CDADI)
Naomi Trewinnard, Council of Europe, Sexual violence against children (Lanzarote Convention)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #35 Advancing Online Safety Role Standards
36

🔒US Department of Commerce
Manal Ismail, National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Egypt, Africa
T. Santhosh, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, India, Asia-Pacific
Nigel Hickson, Department of Science, Innovation and Technology, United Kingdom, WEOG

IGF 2024 Open Forum #36 Challenges & Opportunities for a Multilingual Internet
37

GIZ
Christelle Onana, Senior Policy Analyst- African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
Dr. Towela Jere -Head of Infrastructure, Digitalization and Energy Division, African Union Development Agency

IGF 2024 Open Forum #37 Her Data,Her Policies:Towards a Gender Inclusive Data Future
38

🔒OECD
Karine Perset, OECD, Intergovernmental Organisation, France
Lucia Russo, OECD, Intergovernmental Organisation, France

IGF 2024 Open Forum #38 Harnessing AI innovation while respecting privacy rights
39

CGI.br
Juliano Cappi, NIC.br, Technical Community, GRULAC
Juliana Oms, NIC.br, Technical Community, GRULAC
Henrique Faulhaber, CGI.br, Private Sector, GRULAC

IGF 2024 Open Forum #39 Multistakeholder approach to platform regulation in Brazil
40

🔒European Commission
Esteve Sanz and Vessela Karloukovska, European Commission, Governments, Europe

IGF 2024 Open Forum #40 Governing the Future Internet: The 2025 Web 4.0 Conference
41

United Nations Department of Global Communications
Charlotte Scaddan, Senior Advisor for Information Integrity, UN DGC
Gisella Lomax, Senior Advisor for Info Integrity / MDH, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
Naomi Miyashita, Team Leader, Information Integrity and MDMH, UN Dept of Peace Ops
Jennifer Park, UNDGC
Vikram Sura, UNDGC

IGF 2024 Open Forum #41 Multi-stakeholder information integrity innovations
42

UNDP
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Organization, Global
International Telecommunication Union (ITU), International Organization, Global
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), International Organization, Global
Southern Voice, Non-Governmental Organization, Africa, Asia, and Latin America
Internet Society, Non-Governmental Organization, Global

IGF 2024 Open Forum #42 Global Digital Cooperation: Ambition to Country-Level Action
43

Ghana IGF / Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation
1. Wisdom Donkor, Africa Community Internet Program, Ghana, Africa Group
2. Prof. Lee W McKnight, the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, USA, Latin America Group
3. Kwaku Antwi, Africa Community Internet Program (ACIP) / Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation (AODIRF), Ghana, African Group
4. Prof. Yusuf S Abdul-Qadir, Syracuse University, USA, Latin American Group
5. Prof. Daniele T. Smith, Syracuse University, USA / Africa Community Internet Program, African Group
6. Dr. Jane Appiah-Okyere, Syracuse University / Africa Community Internet Program (ACIP), African Group
7. Akinremi Peter Taiwo, Africa Community Internet Program, Civil Society/Technical, Africa Group
8. Theorose Eli Dzikunu, Ghana Youth IGF/Ghana Institute of Journalism, Civil Society / Academia, Africa Group
9. Nazar Nicholas, Tanzania IGF/ISOC, Civil Society/Technical, African Group

IGF 2024 Open Forum #43 Community Network in Rural Education, Health & Agriculture
44

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
1. Olivier Alais, Program Coordinator at International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
2. Marek Janovský, First Secretary Digital/New Tech/Cyber Diplomacy at Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic in Geneva
3. Azin Tadjdini, Human Rights Officer at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

Point of contact: Olivier Alais - [email protected]

IGF 2024 Open Forum #44 Building Trust with Technical Standards and Human Rights
45

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
Ms. Shimona Mohan, Associate Researcher with Gender & Disarmament and Security & Technology programmes, UNIDIR, Intergovernmental Organization, Asia-Pacific States

Mr. David Fairchild, First Secretary for Digital Policy and Cybersecurity, Permanent Mission of Canada to UNOG, Global Affairs Canada, Government, Western European and other States

Ms. Yasmine Idrissi Azzouzi, Cybersecurity Project Officer, International Telecommunications Union, Intergovernmental Organization, African States

Ms. Allison Pytlak, Program Lead of the Cyber Programme, Stimson Center, Civil Society, Western European and other States

Mr. Pavel Mraz, Cybersecurity Researcher in Security & Technology programme, UNIDIR, Intergovernmental Organization, Eastern European States

IGF 2024 Open Forum #45 From Policy to Practice: Gender, Diversity and Cybersecurity
46

UNECA
Dr. Mactar Seck (M) – Chief of Technology and Innovation Section , UNECA , IGO , Africa
Ms. Sorene Assefa ( F) Cybersecurity & Digital governance Expert, UNECA, Technical Community, Africa
Ms. Katherine Prizeman ( F) - Political Affairs Officer- Science, Technology and International Security Unit- Office for Disarmament Affairs United Nations – IGO, North America
Dr. Enrico Calandro ( M) Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa (C3SA), Academia, Africa
Ms. Tereza Horejsova (F) Outreach Manager, GFCE, Civil Society, Europe
Dr Towela Nyirenda Jere ( F) Head, Infrastructure, Digitalisation & Energy, AUDA-NEPAD, IGO, Africa

IGF 2024 Open Forum #46 Africa in CyberDiplomacy: Multistakeholder Engagement
47

🔒AUB
NAME: EDMO - European Digital Media Observatory,
AFFILIATION: European Commission - IGO
GROUP: WEOG Europe
CO ORGANIZER: in partnership with Eurovisioni

IGF 2024 Open Forum #47 2024 YEAR OF ALL ELECTIONS: DID DEMOCRACY WILL SURVIVE ?
48

U.S. Department of State
Dan Haney, U.S. Department of State

IGF 2024 Open Forum #48 The International Counter Ransomware Initiative
49

Nigerian Communications Commission
FMCIDE - Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy
NITDA - National Information Technology Development Agency
NCC - Nigerian Communications Commission
NDPC- Nigeria Data Protection Commission
ISOC Nigeria Chapter
Nigeria Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG)
Digizens Collaborative Initiatives
NASS, National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

IGF 2024 Open Forum #49 Digital Policy as a Catalyst for Economic Growth in Nigeria
50

United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund
- Advit Nath, Director and Controller, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), IGO, Global
- Michael Walton, Head of Digital Services, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), IGO, Global
- Fui Meng Liew, Chief of Digital Center of Excellence, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), IGO, Global
- Dino Cataldo Dell'Accio, Chief Information Officer, United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF), IGO, Global

IGF 2024 Open Forum #50 Digital Innovation and Transformation in the UN System
51

Goiânia SME (Municipal Secretary of Education) and PUC Goiás
Umut Pajaro Velasquez, [email protected], Malmö Universitet , Academia, WEOG
Denise Leal, [email protected], Goiânia SME (Municipal Secretary of Education) and PUC Goiás, Government and Academia, LAC
Núbia Simão, [email protected] , PUC Goiás and Goiânia Government - SME (Municipal Secretary of Education), Academia and Government, LAC
Karen Cruz, [email protected], IPANDETEC and YouthLACIGF, Civil Society, LAC
Dhruv Bhatt ([email protected]), DTC, Bow Seat Ocean Awareness, UNEP Faith for Earth Youth Council, stakeholder group: civil society, APAC
Richmond Korang, [email protected] , Centre for Coastal Management – University of Cape Coast, Ghana , Academia, AFRICA

IGF 2024 Open Forum #51 Marginalized Literature access through technology and Digita
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Freedom Online Coalition
Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) / The Kingdom of the Netherlands, FOC Chair 2024 (Marie Humeau)
FOC Support Unit (Nusa Tomic, Nicholas Powell)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #52 A Rights-Respecting Approach to Emerging Tech Development
53

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
Ms. Marie Humeau, Senior Cyber Policy Officer, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UNOG, Government, Western European and other States

Ms. Wenting He, Associate Researcher with the Security & Technology programmes, UNIDIR, Intergovernmental Organization, Asia-Pacific States

Mr. Orhan Osmani, Senior Cybersecurity Coordinator, Cybersecurity Division, Telecommunication Development Bureau at the International Telecommunication Union, Intergovernmental Organization, Eastern European and other States

Ms. Tereza Horejsova, Outreach Manager, Global Forum for Cybersecurity Expertise, Civil Society, Easter European States

Mr. Pavel Mraz, Cybersecurity Researcher in Security & Technology programme, UNIDIR, Intergovernmental Organization, Eastern European States

IGF 2024 Open Forum #53 Safeguarding Critical Infrastructure Beyond Borders
54

Directorate-General for International Partnerships (European Commission)
Peter Marien (DG INTPA) (European Commission)
Radka Sibille (EUD-GENEVA) (European Commission)
Onsite Moderator: Development for Digitalisation Hub (D4D Hub) representative. (TBC)
Online Moderator: DIPLO Foundation representative (TBC)
Rapporteur: Carlos Severo Esteban (DG INTPA) (European Commission)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #54 Closing the gender divide for inclusive economic growth
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🔒AUB
NAME: Arab States Broadcasting Union
AFFILIATION: Arab League / LAS League of Arab States
STAKEHOLDER: Intergovernmental Organization
REGIONAL GROUP: Arab group

IGF 2024 Open Forum #56 PROPOSAL TO REGULATE INTERNET PLATFORMS IN ARAB REGION
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Freedom Online Coalition
Niki Masghati, United States Department of State, Government, WEOG
Lea Kaspar / Nicholas Powell / Nusa Tomic / Zora Gouhary - Freedom Online Coalition Support Unit (intergovernmental organisation - secretariat housed in Global Partners Digital), WEOG

IGF 2024 Open Forum #57 Human Rights Impacts of AI on Marginalized Populations
58

Swiss government, Federal Office of Communications OFCOM
Swiss OFCOM

IGF 2024 Open Forum #58 Safety of journalists online
59

Digital Cooperation Organization
Alaa Abdulaal, Chief - Digital Economy Foresight (DEF), Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO); Dr. Syed Iftikhar H. Shah, Digital Research Director , DEF, DCO, DCO Member States, DCO Member States, DCO Observers (Private IT firms), ICT hardware Manufacturing Entities.

IGF 2024 Open Forum #59 Towards a Greener Future with E-Waste Management
60

Digital Cooperation Organization
Alaa Abdulaal , Chief - Digital Economy Foresight (DEF), Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO); Ahmad Bhinder , Policy Innovation Director , DEF, DCO Observers, DCO Member States

IGF 2024 Open Forum #60 Safe Digital Space for Children
61

ICANN
Theresa Swinehart, ICANN, Technical Community, WEOG
Veni Markovski, ICANN, Technical Community, WEOG
Becky McGilley, ICANN, Technical Community, WEOG
Elizabeth Oluoch, ICANN, Technical Community, WEOG
Adam Peake, ICANN, Technical Community, WEOG

IGF 2024 Open Forum #61 WSIS to WSIS+20: Enduring Principle of Internet Governance
62

Digital Cooperation Organization
Alaa Abdulaal , Chief - Digital Economy Foresight (DEF), Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO); Ahmad Bhinder , Policy Innovation Director , DEF, DCO Observers, DCO Member States

IGF 2024 Open Forum #62 Building Ethical AI: Policy Tool for Human Centric and Respo
63

Council of Europe
Albina Ovcearenco, Council of Europe, Head of the Data Protection Unit
Peter Kimpian, Council of Europe, Secretary to the Committee of Convention 108
Moritz Taylor, Council of Europe, Senior Project Manager at the Data Protection Unit
Octavian Sofransky, Council of Europe, Digital Governance Advisor

IGF 2024 Open Forum #63 Achieving Consensus: Definitions on Privacy & Data
64

🔒World Intellectual Property Orgnization
Michele Woods, Director, Copyright Law Division, WIPO
Ryszard Frelek, Counsellor, External Relations Division, WIPO
Speakers from industry, academia and other stakeholders representing diverse regions are being identified.

IGF 2024 Open Forum #64 Women in Games and Apps: Innovation, Creativity and IP
65

Instituto Global Attitude
Rodrigo Reis - Instituto Global Attitude
Rafaela Prestes - Instituto Global Attitude
Gabriel Medina - Instituto Global Attitude
Regional Group: Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #65 The impacts of AI in education in Brazil
66

Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport
- Philipp Schulte, German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV), Government, Germany, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
- Torge Wolters, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Private Sector, Germany, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
- Sascha Nies, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Private Sector, Germany, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
- Amelie Wieland, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Private Sector, Germany, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #66 Next Steps in Internet Governance: Models for the Future
67

Instituto Global Attitude
Rodrigo Reis - Global Attitude
Gabriel Medina - Global Attitude
Rafaela Prestes - Global Attitude

IGF 2024 Open Forum #67 The role of digital inclusion for the youth education
68

🔒CTED
Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED)
Tech Against Terrorism
Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)
United Nations Office on Counter Terrorism (UNOCT)
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC)
Regional Organization (Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) and/or the UNODC-NAUSS Interregional Centre of Excellence for Evidence-Based Drug Control, Crime Prevention, and Criminal Justice Policies and Strategies)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #68 Countering the use of ICT for terrorist purposes
70

UNU-EGOV - United Nation University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance
Delfina Soares, UNU-EGOV, international organisation.
Dimitrios Sarantis, UNU-EGOV, international organisation.
Vincenzo Aquaro, UNDESA, DPIDG, international organisation.
Deniz Susar, UNDESA, DPIDG, international organisation.

IGF 2024 Open Forum #70 Improving local online service delivery in a global world
72

🔒Youth IGF Movement
European Parliament Delegation to the IGF
Youth IGF

IGF 2024 Open Forum #72 European Parliament Delegation to the IGF & the Youth IGF
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Permanent Mission of Austria to the UN in Geneva
Co-organizers (tbc):
- Governments of Costa Rica (GRULAC) , the Philippines (Asia) , Sierra Leone (Africa),
- Future of Life Institute (Civil Society/Private Sector; WEOG),
- Campaign to Stop Killer Robots (Civil Society, global).
- Prof. Wolfgang Kleinwächter, University of Aarhus (Academia, WEOG)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #73 The Need for Regulating Autonomous Weapon Systems
74

ANACOM
ANACOM (Portugal), Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Digital Public Goods Alliance

IGF 2024 Open Forum #74 Exploring Digital Cooperation Models for SDG attainment
75

ANACOM
ANACOM (Portugal)

IGF 2024 Open Forum #75 The Portuguese Speaking Community as a case study on digital