[IGFmaglist] IGF: Intersessional and WG Proposals
Olusegun H. Olugbile
solugbile at gmail.com
Thu May 5 04:47:39 EDT 2016
Thank for you for clarifying these issues. On BPF on Corruption I hope
Nelson would provide a framework or proposal soon for MAG consideration.
I'll connect with Dominique to rub minds together before advancing the
discussion WG on Communication and outreach. Looking forward to our next
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On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 1:41 AM, Lynn St.Amour <lynn at internet-matters.org>
> Dear Segun,
> thank you for volunteering. The secretariat is pulling together an
> updated status on the Working Groups and volunteers, and that should be out
> In the meantime, please see below for some responses to your comments.
> > On Apr 28, 2016, at 10:29 AM, Olusegun H. Olugbile <solugbile at gmail.com>
> > Dear Lynn,
> > First, I'll like to volunteer to work with Markus on BPF on
> Cybersecurity. It's my main domain. I'll also like to support Constance on
> the Policy Option Phase II of CTNB. Naturally I'll work with Maryln on NRI.
> > Secondly. I didn't find BPF on Corruption (or Good Governance as some
> would say...) which was approved by MAG in the last open consultation
> meeting. I'd thought this BPF was unanimously supported by MAG members.
> There was good support for a BPF on this topic, but it has not yet been
> approved by the MAG. Mike Nelson who initially proposed this should put
> forward a proposal for MAG approval, and the secretariat can help him with
> the appropriate process.
> > Thirdly, during the last virtual meeting, I suggested the need to set up
> WG on Communication and (perhaps) Outreach. I remembered last year it was
> set up to help communicate the purpose and the significance of IGF to
> stakeholders, to galvanize public support for IGF renewal mandate, reaching
> out to various related global events. The WG was coordinated by Dominique (
> I hope She's on the MAG list) and it worked so well with the Secretariat.
> Now that IGF has a 10year lifeline and we have the new clamour for the
> imovement of IGF, I want to strongly suggest we consider setting up this
> WG, strengthen it, and reposition it for the purpose of its core mandate,
> bridging awareness gap on stakeholders participation IGF 2016, IGF
> improvement dialogue, and providing key messaging support for MAG Chair in
> various fora.
> > Though this is a suggestion not yet a proposal. MAG members view or
> comments will be appreciated.
> Dominique is on the MAG list, and I was also on this WG last year. There
> is not yet consensus on how best to support the work you outline above. At
> the virtual MAG meeting, it was agreed that discussions on this would
> continue online. As the proposer of this WG, could you please advance this
> discussion? And, it would help to hear from other MAG members as well.
> Best, and thanks Segun.
> > Best Regards.
> > Segun Olugbile
> > Managing Partner/CEO
> > Continental Project Affairs Associates (CPAA)
> > site: www.cpaa.com.ng
> > ______________________________
> > Vice Chair/President, Global Network for Cybersolution Ltd/gte
> > Coordinator, Cybersecurity-Nigeria (www.cybersecuritynigeria.org.ng)
> > Founding Member, Nigeria IGF Multi Stakeholders Advisory Group (
> > Member, UN Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group on Internet Governance (
> > Member, African ICT Alliance (www.aficta.org)
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------
> > CPAA Corporate Office | 72(b) Kwame Nkruma Cresent, Asokoro District
> Abuja-FCT | Tel: 234 803 701 7537, 818 180 6044 | Website: www.cpaa.com.ng
> > Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous
> preservers of youthful looks - Charles Dickens
> > On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 4:31 PM, Lynn St.Amour <
> Lynn at internet-matters.org> wrote:
> > Dear MAG members,
> > following on from my earlier memo, please find attached two documents
> from the IGF secretariat and myself.
> > The IGF Community Intersessional document attempts to capture the
> current state of play with regards to IGF community intercessional
> activities (note: name changed from "IGF Intercessional activities” to
> better reflect the involvement and leadership from the broader community).
> The recommendations are for your review and comments. We also attempted
> to include the coordinators for these activities (where already agreed),
> and highlighted several areas where additional MAG coordinators are needed,
> so please review, and volunteer.
> > The second document captures the current state of various WG
> discussions. It may be useful to have a similar set of operating
> recommendations for WGs as for the IGF Intercessional activities, and we
> look forward to your thoughts.
> > And, thank you to the IGF secretariat for pulling this together, it
> should help advance our discussions tomorrow.
> > Bst regards,
> > Lynn and the IGF Secretariat
> > > On Apr 24, 2016, at 1:14 PM, Lynn St.Amour <lynn at internet-matters.org>
> > >
> > > Virat, thank you for your proposal for a "WG TO UPDATE MAIN SESSION
> GUIDELINES AND SUPPORT PLANNING”, as this will be discussed at our upcoming
> > >
> > > The secretariat and I are also preparing a table of all the IGF
> Intersessional activities to-date (i.e. BPFs, DCs, NRIs, and CNB - II), the
> main purpose being to identify MAG resources in support of those
> activities. We will get it out ahead of our meeting and in future will
> work to get all documents out early enough to allow a reasonable review
> period ahead of our meetings.
> > >
> > > It would be very helpful if we could have a written proposal for the
> WG on WS Evaluations from Rasha or Flávio, and an update/proposal from
> Constance on Connecting the Next Billion - Phase II.
> > >
> > > If MAG members are intending to submit requests for additional WGs,
> please send the proposals to the MAG list in advance of the meeting.
> > >
> > > Best,
> > > Lynn
> > >
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