[Wg-mwp] IMPORTANT for MAG Review: Proposed Poll to be launched during IGF

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Fri Dec 15 18:39:35 EST 2017


I support it as well. Thanks.

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On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 5:20 PM, Yong Liu <99yongliu at gmail.com> wrote:

> Support Launching at IGF Geneva.
>
> Yong Liu
>
> 2017-12-16 5:05 GMT+08:00 Carlos Vera <cveraq at gmail.com>:
>
>> I agree with the poll
>>
>> Carlos Vera
>>
>> On Dec 15, 2017, at 11:32 AM, Wisdom Donkor <wisdom.dk at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Dear Lynn,
>>
>> I strongly support the lunch of the poll at this years IGF.
>>
>> See you all soon.
>>
>> *WISDOM DONKOR (S/N Eng.)*
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>> Specialist
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>> Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) Member, Diplo Foundation Member,
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>> On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 2:55 PM, Lynn St.Amour <st.amour at bluewin.ch>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear MAG Members,
>>>
>>> Thank you to those who have responded though the number is very small —
>>> time is of the essence and responses by Sunday Dec 17th at 12N CET would be
>>> much appreciated.
>>>
>>> The WG is looking for just a simple yes or no to indicate your position
>>> re launching the proposed poll during the IGF.  The purpose of the poll is
>>> to get input on the timely questions the IGF might address in the coming
>>> years.    Please review the poll and respond to this email as soon as
>>> possible,
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Lynn
>>>
>>>
>>> > On Dec 13, 2017, at 7:54 PM, Lynn St.Amour <st.amour at bluewin.ch>
>>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > Apologies, I am working offline while in travel and neglected to
>>> mention in the email how the topics/TAGS were derived.   The WG suggested
>>> using common IGF TAGS, and the Secretariat suggested the top 20 TAGS (see
>>> poll for listing), specifically  “the list of top 20 tags was sourced from
>>> all our workshop proposals (not just those selected) received this year, in
>>> order of popularity.  These are the 20 most popular out of 152 different
>>> tags, sourced from 268 proposals, so the pool is quite representative and
>>> large (relatively speaking - in an IGF context!). Scanning the list
>>> quickly, it offers a good balance of topics, including some 'frontier
>>> issues' like AI, Big Data and IoT, which we saw a major spike in this year.
>>>>>> >
>>> > Best,
>>> > Lynn
>>> >
>>> >> Begin forwarded message:
>>> >>
>>> >> From: "Lynn St.Amour" <st.amour at bluewin.ch>
>>> >> Subject: IMPORTANT for MAG Review: Proposed Poll to be launched
>>> during IGF
>>> >> Date: December 13, 2017 at 7:44:25 PM EST
>>> >> To: IGF Maglist <Igfmaglist at intgovforum.org>
>>> >> Cc: wg-mwp <wg-mwp at intgovforum.org>
>>> >>
>>> >> Dear colleagues,
>>> >>
>>> >> Please find below a proposed poll that the WG: Multi-year Strategic
>>> Work Plan believes would be valuable to launch during the upcoming IGF.
>>>  This is the work product of the WG: Multi-year Strategic Work Plan. It was
>>> considerably improved by poll experts from the European Broadcasting Union
>>> who donated their time following a request for expert review.  Everyone has
>>> worked hard to ensure an unbiased poll.  The purpose is to get input on the
>>> timely questions the IGF community — and hopefully well beyond the IGF
>>> community — believes should be addressed in the IGF.
>>> >>
>>> >> I would like to encourage those MAG members who were part of this WG
>>> to add any additional reflections.   While this poll was suggested some
>>> months ago, like many things it has only come together very recently and
>>> certainly the pace has not been ideal.
>>> >>
>>> >> The WG is sending this to the MAG for review, and hopefully support
>>> to launch during the Geneva IGF.
>>> >>
>>> >> From my perspective as a longstanding IGF participant (and NOT as
>>> Chair), I think this poll could be very helpful, and I believe it is a good
>>> start.  We can always improve - but let’s not make perfection the enemy of
>>> the good.     Time is of the essence and so please could you signal your
>>> position ASAP:
>>> >>
>>> >> Support Launching at IGF Geneva _____
>>> >>
>>> >> - DO NOT support launching at IGF Geneva  (pleas give an indication
>>> of your rationale or concern)._____
>>> >>
>>> >> Also, please note this is a poll, it is not a vote.   It should
>>> inform MAG deliberations. The results will be sent to the MAG and published
>>> online for full community review.
>>> >>
>>> >> Thanks in advance for your quick review.  There are a few
>>> implementation comments still inserted in the attached document, and the
>>> best approach this will be determined by the IGF Secretariat.
>>> >>
>>> >> I appreciate the busy time we are all in but it would be very helpful
>>> to have your inputs by Saturday COB CET.
>>> >>
>>> >> Best and thank you,
>>> >>
>>> > <PROPOSAL FOR A POLL FOR THE IGF &  BEYOND - FOR MAG APPROVAL CLEAN
>>> DOC.docx>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> Lynn
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >
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