[Wg-mwp] WG on IGF multi-year strategic work programme

avri doria avri at acm.org
Fri Sep 8 08:28:34 EDT 2017


Hi,

Apologies for also missing it.

Was the meeting recorded?

Thanks

avri



On 08-Sep-17 06:39, Ginger Paque wrote:
> Hello,
> Unfortunately, I was unable to attend, due to a last-minute challenge.
>
> Will you send a short summary?
>
> Thanks, Ginger
>
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> On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 10:46 PM, Lynn St.Amour <st.amour at bluewin.ch
> <mailto:st.amour at bluewin.ch>> wrote:
>
>     Dear colleagues,
>
>     Resending the webex registration details for our meeting on
>     Thursday 7th September, 2017 at 1400 UTC.
>
>     As this is the first meeting, the agenda is quite basic.
>
>     - Intro/Logistics/Admin
>
>     - Review charter.  Purpose is to work towards aligning
>     views/expectations.  Identify areas where more discussion is needed.
>
>     - Collect range of views on opportunities/priorities for this effort.
>
>     - Discussion on how to progress this work
>
>     - Future meeting schedule/possible agenda items
>
>     Look forward to kicking this off.
>
>     Best regards,
>     Lynn
>
>
>     > On Aug 31, 2017, at 7:20 AM, Chengetai Masango <cmasango at unog.ch
>     <mailto:cmasango at unog.ch>> wrote:
>     >
>     > Dear All,
>     >
>     > Please find below the webex registration details:
>     >
>     > WG on IGF Multi-year Strategic Work Programme
>     >
>     > Thursday, September 7, 2017
>     > 2:00 pm  |  Greenwich Time (Reykjavik, GMT)  |  1 hr
>     > See meeting at your local time
>     > Register
>     > After your request has been approved, you'll receive
>     instructions for joining the meeting.
>     >
>     >
>     > Best regards,
>     >
>     > Chengetai
>     >
>     >
>     > -----Original Message-----
>     > From: Lynn St.Amour [mailto:st.amour at bluewin.ch
>     <mailto:st.amour at bluewin.ch>]
>     > Sent: Wednesday, 30 August 2017 7:01 PM
>     > To: wg-mwp at intgovforum.org <mailto:wg-mwp at intgovforum.org>
>     > Cc: Chengetai Masango <cmasango at unog.ch <mailto:cmasango at unog.ch>>
>     > Subject: Re: [Wg-mwp] WG on IGF multi-year strategic work programme
>     >
>     > Dear colleagues,
>     >
>     > the doodle poll has closed -  there were 2 equally popular
>     slots, Thursday the 31st August and Thursday September 7.   Given
>     the short timeframe for a call tomorrow, and in order to ensure
>     everyone has time to register for the meeting (Webex), I would
>     like to schedule the call for Thursday September 7 at  1400 - 1500
>     UTC/10 - 11 US-ET.
>     >
>     > Registration details and agenda to follow.
>     >
>     > Best,
>     > Lynn
>     >
>     >
>     > > On Aug 27, 2017, at 1:37 PM, Lynn St.Amour
>     <st.amour at bluewin.ch <mailto:st.amour at bluewin.ch>> wrote:
>     > >
>     > > Dear colleagues,
>     > >
>     > > it has been a fairly busy time for many as we have all worked
>     to complete key components of the IGF 2017 schedule. It seems now
>     though that it would be a good time to move ahead with the WG on
>     IGF multi-year strategic work program.
>     > >
>     > > The charter approved by the MAG is here:
>     https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/index.php?q=filedepot_download/4919/650
>     <https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/index.php?q=filedepot_download/4919/650>
>     > >
>     > > For ease, the key sections are immediately below:
>     > >
>     > > Purpose:
>     > >
>     > > It has been stated by many, that more could be done to
>     strengthen the IGF and place it on a more robust footing for its
>     second decade. This was commented on in the CSTD WG on
>     Improvements for the IGF, in many past IGFs and MAG meetings, as
>     well as in the IGF 2016 Retreat Proceedings where:
>     > >
>     > > “It was noted that more could be done to take a strategic,
>     long-term view of the role and activities of the IGF, such as
>     through a predictable multi-year programme of work. Even if not
>     undertaken generally, it might be possible to reinvigorate the IGF
>     by taking a longer-term view of particular issues, dedicating time
>     and resources to progressing discussions and achieving concrete
>     outcomes on these over time. A longer time horizon such as this
>     could help to bring in new collaborators, including international
>     agencies, and new funders. “
>     > >
>     > > Objectives/Goals:
>     > >
>     > > This WG will work with the full MAG and the IGF community to
>     deliver such a “Living Programme”. The first “Living Programme” to
>     be approved no later than the IGF 2017 in order to support
>     planning for IGF 2018.
>     > >
>     > > Expected Output:
>     > >
>     > > A “Living Programme” built with the IGF community extending
>     out 2 – 3 years (min.) covering expected major areas of work for
>     the IGF as well as for all intersessional activities, and
>     including support requirements/expectations. The WG will engage
>     broadly with the IGF community as this plan needs to reflect the
>     needs and desires of that community. Flexibility to be built into
>     the multi-year programme in order to support topical issues/new
>     ideas. All intersessional activities, as well as the NRIs will be
>     a part of building this programme in order to ensure all our
>     efforts are maximized and integrated as appropriate and respecting
>     our different roles.
>     > >
>     > > -----
>     > >
>     > > I would like to collect your thoughts on what major areas of
>     work the IGF should cover the next few years, including
>     intersessional activities.  We can start on email (in fact should
>     probably rely quite heavily on email), and I will set up a doodle
>     poll for our first call.   The times reflect what I understand to
>     be the most appropriate times from the analysis supporting our MAG
>     Virtual calls.
>     > >
>     > > Best,
>     > >
>     > > Lynn
>     > >
>     > >
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