[IGFmaglist] CSTD resolution Assessment of the progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society

Lea Kaspar lea at gp-digital.org
Wed May 18 19:29:58 EDT 2016


Thanks for sharing, Chengetai -

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On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 10:22 PM, Chengetai Masango <cmasango at unog.ch>
wrote:

> Dear All,
>
> CSTD paragraphs of the draft resolution on the 'Assessment of the progress
> made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World
> Summit on the Information Society’ relevant to IGF:
>
> (full draft resolution attached (Advance unedited version)).
>
> Best regards,
>
> Chengetai
>
>
> *Internet Governance Forum*
>
>
>
>         32.    *Recognizes* the importance of the Internet Governance
> Forum and its mandate as a forum for multi-stakeholder dialogue on various
> matters, as reflected in paragraph 72 of the Tunis Agenda, including
> discussion on public policy issues related to key elements of Internet
> governance;
>
>         32bis. *Recalls* the General Assembly’s decision, in resolution
> 70/125, to extend the IGF’s mandate for a further 10 years, during which
> the Forum should continue to show progress on working modalities and the
> participation of relevant stakeholders from developing countries;
>
>         33.    *Also recognizes* that national and regional Internet
> Governance Forum initiatives have emerged, taking place in all regions and
> addressing Internet governance issues of relevance and priority to the
> organizing country or region;
>
>         34.    Recalls General Assembly resolution 70/125 in which the
> Assembly calls upon the Commission within its regular reporting to give due
> consideration to fulfilment of the recommendations contained in the report
> of the CSTD Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum.
>
>         35.    *Notes* the holding of the tenth meeting of the Internet
> Governance Forum, hosted by the Government of Brazil in João Pessoa from 10
> to 13 November 2015, under the theme entitled “Evolution of Internet
> governance: Empowering sustainable development”;
>
>         36.    *Welcomes* the holding of the eleventh meeting of the
> Internet Governance Forum, to be hosted by the Government of Mexico from 6
> to 9 December 2016 in Guadalajara, under the theme “Enabling inclusive and
> sustainable growth”, and notes that, in the preparatory process for the
> meeting, recommendations from the report of the Working Group on
> Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum are being taken into
> consideration;
>
>         36bis. *Welcomes*, in that context, continuous progress made in
> regard to the IGF’s inter-sessional work in the different modalities of
> Connecting the Next Billion Online, Dynamic Coalitions and Best Practice
> Forums; as well as the contribution being made by both national and
> regional IGFs.
>
>
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