[Wgco] NEED FOR A MEETING OF WGCO & UPDATES

Olusegun H. Olugbile solugbile at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 11:56:44 EDT 2016


Dear Izumi,

Thanks for your observations/ useful comments, and for doing great work in
Japan.

WGCO will definitely work to support the work of BPF in communication and
outreaches. Let's get together to implement our various commitments as
expressed in the meeting outcome.


Best Regards.

Segun Olugbile

*____________________________________________________________*
President, Global Network for Cybersolution - GNC  (www.gncafrica.org)
Member, National Cybercrime Advisory Council, Presidency (www.cert.gov.ng)
Member, Nigeria IGF Multi Stakeholders Advisory Group (www.nigf.org.ng)
Technical Advisor to ECOWAS on West Africa IGF (www.waigf.org)
Member, African Multi-Stakeholders Advisory Group  (www.afigf.org)
Member, Global IGF Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group to UN Sec. Gen. (
www.intgovforum.org)
Fellow, European School of Internet Governance (www.eurossig.eu)
Member, African Information & Communication Technhology Alliance (
www.aficta.org)
Managing Partner, Continental Project Affairs Associates (www.cpaa.com.ng)


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On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 3:20 AM, Izumi Okutani <izumi at nic.ad.jp> wrote:

> Thank you Segun for the summary report. This is very helpful in catching
> up.
>
> I would also like to bring to your attention that IPv6 BPF will discuss
> our outreach strategy in Oct/Nov on output document.
> If considering effective outreach on BPF outputs is within the scope of
> WGCO, I would certainly be interested to consult you on how we can
> coordinate, when IPv6 BPF get to that point.
>
> As for the key points discussed,  I agree on suggestions 1-8 (No strong
> opinion for 5, seems like a good idea in general).
>
>
> With some points to especially comment:
>
> * Happy to help for Japan and APAC. I already do outreach to equivalent
> community for Japan (and to APrIGF to certain extend). Having structured,
> core message certainly helps.(For 2)
>
> * Depending on the region/country, perhaps presenting in local language at
> meetings could be most effective in reaching the message. This is my
> experience from at least in Japan from what I do already, and hope this
> option can also be considered, in addition to translation (For 3)
>
> * I support the idea of new comers/MAG members ribbons.
>
>
> Izumi
>
> On 2016/08/31 1:03, Olusegun H. Olugbile wrote:
>
>> * *
>>
>> *Dear Member,*
>>
>> * *
>>
>> *Please find below the summary report on the outcome of WGCO
>> meeting.*
>>
>> * *
>>
>> *SUMMARY OF REPORT OF THE VIUTAL MEETING OF WORKING GROUP ON
>> COMMUNICATION & OUTREACH*
>>
>> * *
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> The 1^st virtual meeting of WGCO was held on 29 August, 2016 at 15:00
>> UTC. The meeting lasted an hour and was guided by the following
>> agenda: /Kick starting the work of the co-facilitators of
>> workstreams/*; */Considering an outreach evaluation approach
>> submission made by Mariana for members' inpu/t*; */taking Clues from
>> IGF retreat areas of concern on Comm & Outreach/*; *and**/Workstream
>> assignments on Upcoming Events/IGF website Improvement/ developing
>> Outreach messages for stakeholder communities/*; *as**well as other
>> important issues relevant to the work of the WG.
>>
>>
>>
>> *Summary of the meeting outcome:*
>>
>> * *
>>
>> 1.     WG need to agree on the framework for achieving awareness and
>> outreach, most especially those that will be targeted to Africa,
>> Asian Pacific and other developing countries.
>>
>>
>>
>> 2.     The WG should consider working in close collaboration with
>> National and Regional IGF Initiatives (NRI), with well defined,
>> concise and easily understandable messages. It is essential that the
>> WG leverage on the existing outreach efforts of NRIs across the IGF
>> community.
>>
>>
>>
>> 3.     Translation of IGF communications or messaging should reflect
>> the importance of local dialect and diversity. Messages could also be
>> communicated through a local dialect channel, bringing the IGF
>> information to the level easily understood by the identified
>> stakeholders’ groups across the continent, depending upon the event,
>> and the availability of resources to undertake the needed
>> translations.
>>
>>
>>
>> 4.     WG could propose a strategic messaging format, which could
>> easily enhance use of email messages from MAG Chair, IGF Secretariat,
>> with Facebook and Twitter linkages, other social media tools and
>> platforms.
>>
>>
>>
>> 5.     Content Apps for mobile IGF communication and outreaches was
>> suggested as a means the WG could suggest would enhance wider
>> outreach to communities of interest.
>>
>>
>>
>> 6.     Outcome of IGF Retreat document, most specifically areas of
>> concern relating to the application of identified principles, such as
>> /relevance, accessibility and sustainability/ of communication and
>> outreach strategy provided support to the need for enhancement of a
>> communication and outreach strategy.
>>
>>
>>
>> 7.     The IGF Secretariat could  maintain a repository of key
>> messages, make such available for outreach, identification of new
>> stakeholders, with improved communication of key messages through IGF
>> websites. Omar volunteered to work on the social media/website issues
>> with Marilyn.
>>
>>
>>
>> There was a proposal to have WG meeting during the IGF 2016 launch
>> time and to set up new stakeholders’ event booth. Marilyn suggested
>> perhaps a FAQ, or use of newcomers ribbons/MAG ribbons as are used
>> very successfully at ICANN’s meeting. Staffing for a possible booth
>> was not fully explored and other ideas were then later raised by
>> other WG members, such as  use of past MAG members.  A sub group will
>> explore the feasibility and challenges, as well as other ideas from
>> WG members.
>>
>>
>>
>> 8.     All WG members were invited to submit all upcoming relevant
>> events relating to IGF, with emails of the main contacts, website and
>> draft key messages for WG consideration and for community outreaches.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> 9.     IGF 2016 is on /count down to the main date. /Work of the WG
>> should commence earnestly, all co-facilitators of various work
>> streams should become active and share their work plan with the WG
>> before the next meeting.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ***************
>>
>>
>>
>> Those who attended the Meeting:
>>
>>
>>
>> i.         Brain C. Gutterman
>>
>> ii.         Segun H. Olugbile
>>
>> iii.         Marlyn Cade
>>
>> iv.         Wisdom
>>
>> v.         Omar Mansoor Ansari
>>
>> vi.         Elizabeth T. Raynuad
>>
>>
>>
>> Apologies:
>>
>>
>>
>> i.         Marina Sokolova
>>
>> ii.         Zeina Bouharb
>>
>> iii.         Anja Gengo
>>
>> iv.         Izumi Okutani
>>
>>
>> Best Regards
>>
>>
>> Segun Olugbile
>>
>>
>> *____________________________________________________________*
>> President, Global Network for Cybersolution - GNC  (www.gncafrica.org
>> <http://www.gncafrica.org/>) Member, National Cybercrime Advisory
>> Council, Presidency (www.cert.gov.ng <http://www.cert.gov.ng/>)
>> Member, Nigeria IGF Multi Stakeholders Advisory Group
>> (www.nigf.org.ng <http://www.nigf.org.ng/>) Technical Advisor to
>> ECOWAS on West Africa IGF (www.waigf.org <http://www.waigf.org/>)
>> Member, African Multi-Stakeholders Advisory Group  (www.afigf.org
>> <http://www.afigf.org/>) Member, Global IGF Multi-stakeholders
>> Advisory Group to UN Sec. Gen. (www.intgovforum.org
>> <http://www.intgovforum.org/>) Fellow, European School of Internet
>> Governance (www.eurossig.eu <http://www.eurossig.eu/>) Member,
>> African Information & Communication Technhology Alliance
>> (www.aficta.org <http://www.aficta.org/>) Managing Partner,
>> Continental Project Affairs Associates (www.cpaa.com.ng
>> <http://www.cpaa.com.ng/>)
>>
>>
>> */---------------------------------------------------------------/*
>>
>> *GNC | 5th floor (Olujinmi Chamber floor) NICON Insurance Plaza,
>> Central Business District, Abuja, FCT - Nigeria*
>>
>> *CPAA/ | 72(b) Kwame Nkruma Cresent, Asokoro District Abuja-FCT |/**/
>> Tel: 234 803 701 7537, 818 180 6044   /*
>>
>> */Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous
>> preservers of youthful looks - Charles Dickens/*
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 9:39 PM, Marilyn Cade
>> <marilynscade at hotmail.com <mailto:marilynscade at hotmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>> I wonder if we can perhaps consider the idea of the shared Newcomers
>> booth as one of the outputs of this WG?
>>
>> Developing/Thinking about a FAQ that is distributed. Maybe MAG
>> members should be wearing a similar ribbon so that Newcomers
>> recognize who they can ask for a casual conversation when hey
>> encounter a MAG-ite in the hall?
>>
>> Having a recommendation about perhaps Newcomers ribbons to be
>> attached to the badges of newcomers. Having a schedule for the shared
>> booth: inviting former MAG members and present MAG members. BUT,
>> sticking to a very tightly confirmed role, so we are not competing
>> with the IGF Secretariat's role, but are helping!
>>
>> And having a shared and agreed strategy for online/social media
>> outreach.
>>
>> And also to recall that we are advisory, so we are not actually in
>> charge of  what the Secretariat does, but we are trying to bring in
>> some vision and views and reflect what might be needed to be highly
>> sensitive to newcomers, for instance?
>>
>>
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>>
>> From: omar.m.ansari at gmail.com <mailto:omar.m.ansari at gmail.com>
>
>> Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:47:17 +0430 Subject: Re: NEED FOR A MEETING
>> OF WGCO & UPDATES To: solugbile at gmail.com
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>>
>>
>> Thank you, Segun,
>>
>> As discussed I would be interested in speaking with Miguel, on the
>> online/ social media outreach, with Zeina, on the website, and
>> Marilyn, on the events/ booth, to see how I can help them in their
>> work.
>>
>> Let me know, friends, when is good to speak. My skype is:
>> omar.ansari.
>>
>> Regards, Omar
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 8:40 PM, Olusegun H. Olugbile
>> <solugbile at gmail.com <mailto:solugbile at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>> Dear Everyone,
>>
>> We've just concluded the Webex meeting of the WGCO.
>>
>> Thanks to all members who attended the meeting, the Secretariat team
>> led by Brian, and DESA for providing us with the tech enablement
>> through the use of their Webex platfform.
>>
>> The outcome of the meeting will be posted soon to the list and you
>> can still provide your contributions before the next MAG meeting
>> tomorrow.
>>
>> Best Regards.
>>
>> Segun Olugbile.
>>
>>
>> *____________________________________________________________*
>> President, Global Network for Cybersolution - GNC  (www.gncafrica.org
>> <http://www.gncafrica.org/>) Member, National Cybercrime Advisory
>> Council, Presidency (www.cert.gov.ng <http://www.cert.gov.ng/>)
>> Member, Nigeria IGF Multi Stakeholders Advisory Group
>> (www.nigf.org.ng <http://www.nigf.org.ng/>) Technical Advisor to
>> ECOWAS on West Africa IGF (www.waigf.org <http://www.waigf.org/>)
>> Member, African Multi-Stakeholders Advisory Group  (www.afigf.org
>> <http://www.afigf.org/>) Member, Global IGF Multi-stakeholders
>> Advisory Group to UN Sec. Gen. (www.intgovforum.org
>> <http://www.intgovforum.org/>) Fellow, European School of Internet
>> Governance (www.eurossig.eu <http://www.eurossig.eu/>) Member,
>> African Information & Communication Technhology Alliance
>> (www.aficta.org <http://www.aficta.org/>) Managing Partner,
>> Continental Project Affairs Associates (www.cpaa.com.ng
>> <http://www.cpaa.com.ng/>)
>>
>>
>> */---------------------------------------------------------------/*
>>
>> *GNC | 5th floor (Olujinmi Chamber floor) NICON Insurance Plaza,
>> Central Business District, Abuja, FCT - Nigeria* *CPAA/ | 72(b) Kwame
>> Nkruma Cresent, Asokoro District Abuja-FCT |/**/ Tel: 234 803 701
>> 7537, 818 180 6044   /* */Cheerfulness and contentment are great
>> beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks - Charles
>> Dickens/*
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 9:24 AM, Olusegun H. Olugbile
>> <solugbile at gmail.com <mailto:solugbile at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>> Dear All,
>>
>> 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 annual meeting.
>>
>> 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 members' input * 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.
>>
>>
>> Best Regards.
>>
>> Segun Olugbile
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *____________________________________________________________*
>> President, Global Network for Cybersolution - GNC  (www.gncafrica.org
>> <http://www.gncafrica.org/>) Member, National Cybercrime Advisory
>> Council, Presidency (www.cert.gov.ng <http://www.cert.gov.ng/>)
>> Member, Nigeria IGF Multi Stakeholders Advisory Group
>> (www.nigf.org.ng <http://www.nigf.org.ng/>) Technical Advisor to
>> ECOWAS on West Africa IGF (www.waigf.org <http://www.waigf.org/>)
>> Member, African Multi-Stakeholders Advisory Group  (www.afigf.org
>> <http://www.afigf.org/>) Member, Global IGF Multi-stakeholders
>> Advisory Group to UN Sec. Gen. (www.intgovforum.org
>> <http://www.intgovforum.org/>) Fellow, European School of Internet
>> Governance (www.eurossig.eu <http://www.eurossig.eu/>) Member,
>> African Information & Communication Technhology Alliance
>> (www.aficta.org <http://www.aficta.org/>) Managing Partner,
>> Continental Project Affairs Associates (www.cpaa.com.ng
>> <http://www.cpaa.com.ng/>)
>>
>>
>> */---------------------------------------------------------------/*
>>
>> *GNC | 5th floor (Olujinmi Chamber floor) NICON Insurance Plaza,
>> Central Business District, Abuja, FCT - Nigeria* *CPAA/ | 72(b) Kwame
>> Nkruma Cresent, Asokoro District Abuja-FCT |/**/ Tel: 234 803 701
>> 7537, 818 180 6044   /* */Cheerfulness and contentment are great
>> beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks - Charles
>> Dickens/*
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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