[IGFmaglist] Fwd: [Igfregionals] IGF support to the NRIs: inputs needed

Wisdom Donkor wisdom.dk at gmail.com
Tue Mar 14 15:17:26 EDT 2017


+1 to Renata.

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On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 3:02 PM, Renata Aquino Ribeiro <raquino at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Dear Lynn
> cc Anja
>
> I see the deadline for these comments is tomorrow 15 Mar
> Also saw that in the IGF Regionals list, Nigeria IGF requested
> deadline extension and other requests may have arrived.
> So I'd like to second this deadline extension for 2 weeks.
>
> That being said, LACIGF and Brazil IGF MAG Members could also perhaps
> communicate and establish a deadline before that to talk, which could
> be also wise for other regional IGFs.
>
> Best,
>
> Renata
>
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 3:33 PM, Lynn St.Amour <st.amour at bluewin.ch>
> wrote:
> > Dear MAG colleagues,
> >
> > please find below an email sent from the NRI focal point within the IGF
> > secretariat, Anja Gengo, to the NRI list.   All the Options below have
> been
> > suggested by some NRIs and require further discussion amongst the NRIs.
> > This email is to ensure the MAG is aware of their deliberations, as
> there is
> > likely to be further discussion between the MAG and the NRIs, once their
> > thoughts are known.
> >
> > For new MAG members, more information on NRIs can be found here:
> > https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-
> regional-and-national-initiatives
> > .
> >
> > In brief, "National and Regional IGF initiatives (NRIs) are organic and
> > independent formations that are discussing issues pertaining to Internet
> > Governance from the perspective of their respective communities, while
> > acting in accordance with the main principles of the global IGF. "
> >
> > Regards,
> > Lynn
> >
> > Begin forwarded message:
> >
> > From: Anja GENGO <AGENGO at unog.ch>
> > Subject: [Igfregionals] IGF support to the NRIs: inputs needed
> > Date: March 8, 2017 at 11:34:58 AM EST
> > To: Igfregionals at intgovforum.org
> >
> > Dear Colleagues,
> >
> > While waiting for the recording from the recently held Open Consultations
> > and MAG Meeting to come, so that the full report can be finalized and
> shared
> > with you, I am extracting here the most important questions for your
> focus.
> >
> >
> > A. Your inputs needed: defining the NRIs support
> >
> > Within the IGF Secretariat, the NRIs will continue to have the support
> from
> > a dedicated Focal Point.
> >
> > We would like to kindly ask for the inputs from each initiative, to
> define
> > what kind of additional support is needed, especially in regards to the
> > options that some of you previously have mentioned, as indicated below:
> >
> > Option 1
> > In consultations with the NRIs, the MAG Chair to appoint one MAG member
> > affiliated with the NRIs, for 2017 term, that will be representing the
> > interests of the NRIs in regards to the IGF annual programme.
> > If this is the option you would find useful, please inform the IGF
> > Secretariat and describe the role for this position.
> >
> > Option 2
> > The MAG members that are actively affiliated with the NRIs should be
> > representing the interests of the NRIs on the MAG, (in regards to the
> annual
> > programme) in addition to the interests of their particular stakeholder
> > groups, while keeping in mind that all MAG members act in their
> individual
> > capacity with a commitment to the overall success of the IGF when
> > contributing to the IGF annual programme and intersessional activities
> > during the 2017 term.
> > Please note that there are approximately 15 MAG members* that are
> directly
> > affiliated with the NRIs, meaning that they have a seat with the
> Organizing
> > Committees of their respective initiatives.
> >
> > Option 3
> > A person appointed by the NRIs, that is not a MAG member, that will be
> > representing the interests of the NRIs during the MAG meetings, in
> regards
> > to the annual IGF programme.
> > As you know the MAG meetings are open to everyone, and the NRIs could
> > explore this option as well.
> >
> >
> > Whichever option you endorse, kindly submit the description of the
> duties,
> > as you see them.
> >
> >
> > B. Your inputs needed: NRIs participation at the IGF annual meeting
> >
> > The NRIs joint submission to the IGF 2016 Taking Stock was read during
> the
> > MAG meeting. As you know, the submission called for the following:
> >
> > 1. The NRIs to organize a substantive, interactive main sessions for this
> > year's IGF.
> > 2. The NRIs coordination session to be organized.
> > 3. Integration of the NRIs in the overall IGF programme, in a way that a
> set
> > of dedicated, thematic sessions be offered to the NRIs as an option. The
> MAG
> > asked for a concrete proposal to be submitted, in order to explore this
> > option in particular.
> > Therefore, in regards to this third option, and if there is interest
> within
> > the NRIs, we would appreciate if you could submit answers to the
> following
> > questions:
> >
> > a) Would your initiative be interested to organize a substantive,
> > interactive session during the IGF 2017 meeting?
> > b) If yes, would you be interested to liaise with other NRIs and other
> > stakeholder groups to co-organize these sessions, in order to offer a
> > comprehensive overview of the agreed topic(s)?
> > c) How much time would you need for that session (45, 60 and 90 minutes
> > slots or other)?
> >
> >
> > The Secretariat welcomes inputs from the NRIs coordinators by the 15
> March
> > 2017, 13:00 p.m. UTC.
> > Received inputs will be consolidated and submitted to the MAG Chair and
> MAG
> > as appropriate for further consideration. Please note that the NRIs will
> be
> > informed, and consulted about received inputs, before final submission.
> >
> > In case of any questions, do not hesitate to contact.
> >
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Anja
> > _____________________________________
> > *for the names, please consult the Secretariat
> >
> >
> >
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