[IGFmaglist] REQUEST FOR MAG APPROVAL ON MAIN SESSION GUIDELINES 2016

Renata Aquino Ribeiro raquino at gmail.com
Mon May 30 09:34:42 EDT 2016


Hi Liesyl and WGMS

Thanks for the reply on the extension date and incorporating the comments.
Any other comments i`ll follow on this list.
I`d support the proposed text for this review.

Best,

Renata

On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 12:32 AM, Franz, Liesyl I <FranzLI at state.gov> wrote:
> Dear MAG Members,
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> Regarding the Main Session Guidelines draft for approval:
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> -          Regarding a bit of an extension for last comments, we believe can
> do so.  We only note that the call for main sessions topics/papers should
> commence June 1, per the proposed timeline, and written submissions are to
> be provided to the MAG  by July 5 in time to be discussed during the next
> in-person MAG meeting in July (see timeline in the re-attached draft version
> 4).  If there are no objections to Renata’s suggestions below, we can
> include them in the draft for approval.
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>
>
> -          Regarding the outstanding issue regarding inclusion of linkages
> in section (C)iv on considerations for content section in the attached, it
> is now up to the MAG to decide, and the MAG has currently before it three
> options for consideration (comments provided previously) as follow.
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> o   Sala’s proposed text:
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> §  [The co-organizers (and organizing group)] must attempt to find linkages
> where possible to with any of the following:
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> ·         Post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals;
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> ·         The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030;
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> ·         Addis Ababa Action Agenda;
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> ·         Paris Agreement.
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>
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> o   Elizabeth’s proposed text:
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> §  [The co-organizers (and organizing group)] are encouraged to make the
> connection, where possible, to the 2030 Agenda/Sustainable Development
> Goals.
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>
>
> o   Proposed compromise text:
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> §  [The co-organizers (and organizing group)] are encouraged to make
> connections, where possible, to the 2030 Agenda/Sustainable Development
> Goals and any work streams determined to be relevant to that Main Session
> topic.
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>
>
> Again, thank you for your inputs on the Main Session Guidelines.
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>
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> Kind regards,
>
>
>
> Liesyl Franz and Virat Bhatia
>
> Co-Facilitators, WGMS
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Renata Aquino Ribeiro [mailto:raquino at gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2016 9:51 PM
> To: Marilyn Cade
> Cc: Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro; Franz, Liesyl I; IGF; MAG-public
> Subject: Re: [IGFmaglist] REQUEST FOR MAG APPROVAL ON MAIN SESSION
> GUIDELINES 2016
>
> Dear all,
>
> Took a very quick look. Would be grateful for a short extension to see if
> there`s any other addition.
> Sending out a few observations below.
> If an extension is not possible, I guess the guidelines should move on.
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> At Part I 3 (v) Planning for Main Sessions last item
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> May include social media...
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> Please consider changing to
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> Should include use of social media...
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> At Part II (A)
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> Main session co-organizers
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> Please consider including in the responsabilities
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> Advise the use of social media for main session remote and onsite
> participation
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> At Part II D (vi) can possibly include a social media competition to
> encourage youth participation
>
> My suggestion would be to strike the word youth as this can be a strategy
> used with all age groups
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>
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> On Sat, May 28, 2016 at 10:14 PM, Marilyn Cade <marilynscade at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I would welcome seeing Sala's suggestions. I had a few but want to
>> defer to Sala and others. So, and extension for maybe a few more days
>> is needed, not just until Tuesday, but perhaps the Friday.
>>
>> M
>>
>> ________________________________
>> Date: Fri, 27 May 2016 23:12:18 +0200
>> From: sala at pasifikanexus.nu
>> To: FranzLI at state.gov
>> Subject: Re: [IGFmaglist] REQUEST FOR MAG APPROVAL ON MAIN SESSION
>> GUIDELINES 2016
>> CC: igf at unog.ch; Igfmaglist at intgovforum.org
>>
>>
>> Dear Liesyl,
>>
>> I am still not happy with amendments you made to c (iv). Would you
>> like me to submit a technical paper to justify points i made earlier.
>>
>> There were other MAG members in support of the insertions made.
>>
>> Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro
>>
>> On 28/05/2016 8:01 am, "Franz, Liesyl I" <FranzLI at state.gov> wrote:
>>
>> Dear Members of the MAG,
>>
>> Following Virat’s previous email, please find attached a revised set
>> of IGF Main Session Guidelines for MAG approval (current version 4).
>> The input and email discussions on the guidelines have been very
>> helpful, and we have tried to capture the content and spirit of them in a
>> consolidated way, given
>> the perspectives that have come forward.   Further, we hope this set
>> covers
>> the goal of providing some predictability, consistency, and guidance
>> for how Main Sessions will be organized while providing new organizers
>> the benefit of the experience of previous organizers (including in the
>> “considerations”
>> sections to provide ideas) – and still allowing for flexibility and
>> innovation in the Main Sessions proceedings.  If there are any last
>> issues of concern by Monday, of course we can try to quickly address them.
>>
>> Given that it is the weekend (already in many places…!), we can extend
>> the deadline to Tuesday May 31 for MAG approval.  Thank you again for
>> your input and in advance for your approval.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Liesyl Franz and Virat Bhatia
>>
>> Co-facilitators
>>
>> WGMS 2016
>>
>>
>>
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>>
>> Liesyl Franz
>>
>> Senior Policy Advisor
>>
>> Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues
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>> U.S. Department of State
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>> O: (202) 647-3919
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>> M: (202) 297-1099
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>> FranzLI at state.gov
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>> From: Igfmaglist [mailto:igfmaglist-bounces at intgovforum.org] On Behalf
>> Of Bhatia, Virat
>> Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:20 PM
>> To: Igfmaglist at intgovforum.org
>> Cc: igf at unog.ch
>> Subject: [IGFmaglist] FINAL REQUEST FOR MAG COMMENTS ON MAIN SESSION
>> GUIDELINES 2016
>>
>>
>>
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>> Dear Members of the MAG,
>>
>> I could not attend last night’s MAG call as it was past 3:30 am India
>> time.
>> I am informed that a brief discussion on the Main Session Guidelines
>> for 2016, was led by Liesyl Franz, the co-facilitator of the Working
>> Group (WG) on Main Sessions.
>>
>> WG consultations completed. First round of MAG consultations completed
>>
>> WG consultations were held between April 27 – May 11, 2016.  Since May
>> 13, 2016, when the Draft Main Session Guidelines 2016, were submitted
>> to the MAG for comments, by the WG, 5 sets of inputs have been
>> received from Juan, Wisdom, Ginger, Sala, Segun (all MAG) and Susan
>> Chalmers (from the Working Group). These comments have been included
>> in appropriate sections of the Draft Main Session Guidelines 2016
>> (attached herewith).
>>
>> Final round of MAG consultations till 25th May 2016
>>
>> In case MAG members would like to provide any last / final comments,
>> they are requested to do so by end-of-business, Wednesday, 25th May 2016.
>>
>> After this week-long, final round of online consultation within the
>> MAG, we aim to finalize and the secretariat can announce the Main
>> Session Guidelines 2016, on 30th May 2016, as per the draft timelines
>> recommended by the WG.
>> Following this, a call can be placed inviting co-facilitators of Main
>> Sessions to send in their written proposals, as appropriate.
>>
>> For draft timelines between now and IGF 2016, related to various steps
>> in planning and organizing main sessions, please see Part III of the
>> attached Draft Main Session Guidelines 2016.
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Virat Bhatia and Liesyl Franz
>>
>> Co-facilitators
>>
>> WGMS 2016
>>
>>
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