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

Wisdom Donkor wisdom.dk at gmail.com
Mon May 30 10:54:20 EDT 2016


Dear Virat, Liesyly and Working Group Members,

Thank you for all the updates.  I do appreciate the hard work.

Cheers

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On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 1:34 PM, Renata Aquino Ribeiro <raquino at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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,
> >
> >
> >
> > Regarding the Main Session Guidelines draft for approval:
> >
> >
> >
> > -          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.
> >
> >
> >
> > -          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.
> >
> >
> >
> > o   Sala’s proposed text:
> >
> > §  [The co-organizers (and organizing group)] must attempt to find
> linkages
> > where possible to with any of the following:
> >
> > ·         Post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals;
> >
> > ·         The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030;
> >
> > ·         Addis Ababa Action Agenda;
> >
> > ·         Paris Agreement.
> >
> >
> >
> > o   Elizabeth’s proposed text:
> >
> > §  [The co-organizers (and organizing group)] are encouraged to make the
> > connection, where possible, to the 2030 Agenda/Sustainable Development
> > Goals.
> >
> >
> >
> > o   Proposed compromise text:
> >
> > §  [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.
> >
> >
> >
> > Again, thank you for your inputs on the Main Session Guidelines.
> >
> >
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >
> >
> >
> > Liesyl Franz and Virat Bhatia
> >
> > Co-Facilitators, WGMS
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----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.
> >
> >
> >
> > At Part I 3 (v) Planning for Main Sessions last item
> >
> > May include social media...
> >
> > Please consider changing to
> >
> > Should include use of social media...
> >
> >
> > At Part II (A)
> >
> > Main session co-organizers
> >
> > Please consider including in the responsabilities
> >
> > Advise the use of social media for main session remote and onsite
> > participation
> >
> >
> > 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
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 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
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Liesyl Franz
> >>
> >> Senior Policy Advisor
> >>
> >> Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues
> >>
> >> U.S. Department of State
> >>
> >> O: (202) 647-3919
> >>
> >> M: (202) 297-1099
> >>
> >> FranzLI at state.gov
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> 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
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> 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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