[Wgco] NEED FOR A MEETING OF WGCO & UPDATES
AGENGO at unog.ch
Wed Aug 24 05:53:59 EDT 2016
Thank you very much for sending us this important update.
As you all probably saw, the proposed MAG Virtual Meeting Calendar has
just been sent to the MAG list.
It is proposed for the next MAG meeting to be on Tuesday, next week at
14:00 pm UTC.
As you have indicated that you would like the Group to have a meeting
before the next MAG Virtual Meeting, kindly advise on the proposed dates,
so I can schedule a doodle poll and send it to the list. I assume our
options are: tomorrow, Friday and Monday.
Many thanks in advance.
From: "Olusegun H. Olugbile" <solugbile at gmail.com>
To: wgco at intgovforum.org, Anja GENGO <AGENGO at unog.ch>, "Lynn St.Amour"
<lynn at internet-matters.org>, Chengetai Masango <cmasango at unog.ch>
Cc: Ginger Paque <virginiap at diplomacy.edu>,
"elizabeth.thomas-raynaud at iccwbo.org"
<elizabeth.thomas-raynaud at iccwbo.org>, Miguel Ignacio Estrada
<miestrada at gmail.com>, Renata Aquino Ribeiro <raquino at gmail.com>, Lea
Kaspar <lea at gp-digital.org>, Wisdom Donkor <wisdom.dk at gmail.com>, Wisdom
Donkor <wisdomdk at gmail.com>, Zeina BOUHARB <zbouharb at yahoo.com>, Marina
Sokolova <sokolova at data.minsk.by>, Shita Laksmi <slaksmi at hivos.org>, Rasha
Abdulla <rasha at aucegypt.edu>, Slobodan Marković
<slobodan.markovic at rnids.rs>, Omar Mansoor Ansari
<omar.m.ansari at gmail.com>, Michael Nelson <mnelson at pobox.com>, Marilyn
Cade <marilynscade at hotmail.com>, Dominique Lazanski <dlazanski at gsma.com>,
Izumi Okutani <izumi at nic.ad.jp>
Date: 24/08/2016 10:24
Subject: NEED FOR A MEETING OF WGCO & UPDATES
I'll glad that we are continue the work of WGCO after the MAG virtual
meeting. Unfortunately, the report of the WGCO meeting could not be
considered due to time constraints during the meeting. The reporting has
been rescheduled for the next MAG virtual meeting.
Furthermore, In the post-IGF report analysis, greater emphasis are made on
the improvement of communications for better outreach to the community and
better dissemination of IGF documentation and information. In the report
there was general agreement that increased outreach was an overall need,
including additional community engagement and solicitation of community
inputs, and better-quality outreach and documentation of the IGF could
also lead to more high- level/political interest in its processes and the
WGCO members should remember we made some clarifications on the goal of
outreach to inter-governmental and policy makers. It was agreed such
outreach should normally fall under a formal shared messaging with input
from Secretariat and MAG.
Fortunately we've been working on these concerns before the retreat. It is
time we make effort towards achieving the provisions our shared ToR.
In this regards, we need to move forward to deliberate on some key issues
such as the following;
Kickstarting the work of the co-facilitators of workstreams
Consider an outreach evaluation approach submission made by Mariana for
Clues from IGF retreat areas of concern on Comm & Outreach
Workstream assignments on Upcoming Events/IGF website Improvement/
developing Outreach messages for stakeholder communities
I want to request to Anja to set up a virtual meeting of the group before
the next MAG online meeting. Also doodle poll should be set up to allow us
agree on common date for the meeting. Please it is very important.
Meanwhile, I have attached Anja's Submission, WGCO report, WGCO Analysis
of IGF Retreat, the shared ToR for our reminder and update.
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