[Wgco] WGCO Digest, Vol 1, Issue 12

Marilyn Cade marilynscade at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 2 10:18:47 EDT 2016


I guess I need to try again to be treated as a member, as I in the category of only getting to post, if approved by the IGF staff but I did sign up to be a member
However, I want to urge that we focus on advice, not trying to be those who do the actual work.Some thought that this is a seeking of special status as  spokespersons, and that is of course, NOT the role of the MAG.
BUT, we can design suggested messages. Then, everyone both on the MAG, and widely beyond... contributes to the core approved messages. 
Let's consider the IGFSA, which is the Support Organization of the IGF. The "board members" are not all that actively engaged on a uniform basis on outreach, but they do broadly endorse the work of the NTIs, so they generate the funding for the small grants. They endorse the key mission of the IGFSA.
Any member of the IGFSA can carry that message forward. BUT, only the Secretary and Chair are official speakers. I spend a lot of time supporting the message, but I do so FROM the agreed messages.
M

From: wisdom.dk at gmail.com
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2016 11:30:34 +0000
Subject: Re: WGCO Digest, Vol 1, Issue 12
To: solugbile at gmail.com
CC: zbouharb at yahoo.com; wgco at intgovforum.org; elizabeth.thomas-raynaud at iccwbo.org; miestrada at gmail.com; raquino at gmail.com; lea at gp-digital.org; wisdomdk at gmail.com; sokolova at data.minsk.by; slaksmi at hivos.org; marilynscade at hotmail.com; rasha at aucegypt.edu; Slobodan.Markovic at rnids.rs; virginiap at diplomacy.edu

Dear Segun,
I will volunteer for the three highlighted items and if possible add one of the un-highlightOnline Outreach & remote participants
Outreach to governments (Policy makers)
Outreach to Civil Society communities
Outreach to undeserved communities (Youth, women, and person with disabilities)
IGF website improvement ( e.g. we can build on integrating IGF Resources Center)
Social media, Google+, Twitter, facebook, email activities  General awareness raisingSegun can you please elaborate on remote participant and social media, Google + etc.
I am thinking that Social media, Google +, Twitter, Facebook email activities etc. fall within remote participation and if possible merge the two to one activity otherwise the two can work hand in hand.
God bless you.

WISDOM DONKOR (S/N Eng.)
E-government and Open Government Data Platforms Specialist
National Information Technology Agency (NITA)/Ghana Open Data Initiative Project.ICANN Fellow / Member, UN IGF MAG Member, ISOC Member,Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) Member, Diplo Foundation Member,OGP Open Data WG Member, GODAN Memember, ITAG Member
Email: wisdom_dk at hotmail.com
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Skype: wisdom_dkfacebook: facebook at wisdom_dk
Website: www.nita.gov.gh / www.data.gov.gh
www.isoc.gh / www.itag.org.gh

On Sat, Jul 2, 2016 at 10:47 AM, Olusegun H. Olugbile <solugbile at gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Zeina and Everyone,
I'm impressed with members  willingness to volunteer in the selected areas of the workstreams. You are already a confirmed MAG member volunteer of the WG. 
But in this case I need members  to pick areas they can best coordinate for the WG before going to the community for volunteers. I would advice we should not pick more than two or three (i.e. if they are related) to achieve optimal result. As members of the group, you'll contribute as well and make your input into other workstreams.
On IGF-IRC, we can discussed more on the structural modality and scope of IRC. Zeina, the area you mentioned is very important as one of the components of IRC. I need volunteers who have some kind of expertise in this area.  
Best Regards
____________________________________________________________President, Global Network for Cybersolution - GNC  (www.gncafrica.org)CEO Continental Project Affairs Associates (CPAA) www.cpaa.com.ngMember, National Cybercrime Advisory Council, Presidency (www.cert.gov.ng)Member, IGF Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group to UN Sec. Gen. (www.intgovforum.org)  Member, Nigeria IGF Multi Stakeholders Advisory Group (www.nigf.org.ng)
Member, African ICT Alliance (www.aficta.org)
Convener, Open Government Partnership Nigeria (www.ogpnigeria.org)
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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 Sat, Jul 2, 2016 at 8:27 AM, Zeina BOUHARB <zbouharb at yahoo.com> wrote:
Dear Segun,
I am ready to volunteer for any of the following activities mainly for the Arab region
Outreach to governments (Policy makers)Outreach to intergovernmentals (high level messaging)Outreach to Business CommunityOutreach to Civil Society communitiesOutreach to technical communitiesOutreach to underserved communities (Youth, women, and person with disabilities)Outreach to Media/Press (yes, they are veritable partners in communicating IGF information to the larger communities)IGF website improvement ( e.g. we can build on integrating IGF Resources Center)
Regarding the IGF Resource Center, does that include a database of participants in the IGF forums? an address book in which any participant can find  details (country, stakeholder group, contact info, a short biography, a picture...) of other participant whether a speaker or MAG member or even another attendant of a workshop to follow-up on some  subjects or mutual interests. Zeina BOUHARB 
OGERO Telecom/ MoT
Beirut -Lebanon 
Mobile: + 961 3876436 




       From: Olusegun H. Olugbile <solugbile at gmail.com>
 To: Ginger Paque <virginiap at diplomacy.edu> 
Cc: wgco at intgovforum.org; "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>; Marilyn Cade <marilynscade at hotmail.com>; Rasha Abdulla <rasha at aucegypt.edu>; Slobodan Marković <Slobodan.Markovic at rnids.rs>
 Sent: Friday, 1 July 2016, 17:13
 Subject: Re: WGCO Digest, Vol 1, Issue 12
   
Great. Pardon me for coming late on IGF retreat. 
BR.
Segun.
On Fri, 1 Jul 2016 3:09 pm Ginger Paque, <virginiap at diplomacy.edu> wrote:Thanks, Segun,I am very interested in theset two areas, and am willing to coordinate if needed: ---Online Outreach & remote participants---Outreach to underserved communities (Youth, women, and person with disabilities)Segun, note that today, 1 July, is the deadline for input to the IGF Retreat. Because we did not have time to follow Marilyn's requested steps for developing a consensus document, and I was not clear what needed to be addressed, I sent my input as an individual contribution. I think we can continue to look for agreement on moving forward on these steps, as there seems to be general support in this direction. Thanks everyone!GingerVirginia PaqueDiploFoundationUpcoming online courses: Humanitarian Diplomacy, 21st Century Diplomacy, Diplomatic Law: Privileges and Immunities, Internet Technology and Policy: Challenges and Solutions, Multilateral Diplomacy. http://www.diplomacy.edu/courses
On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 8:52 AM, Olusegun H. Olugbile <solugbile at gmail.com> wrote:
















Dear all, 

I want to thank everyone for very useful comments and contributions.Please take time to carefully review - make input, and introduce innovation - the following submission based on our discussions  so far, and suggestions from the outcome of MAG virtual meeting. 1. On WG Open to IG Community for Volunteers:














Following last year precedence and in line with
general consensus of the members on extension of invitation to volunteers from
IG community, I wish to suggest the following sequenced approach.

WG develop the Terms of Reference (ToR) before the
next physical meeting in NY.Finalise the ToR during a launch meeting of the WG in
NY.Open call for volunteers and their input into the ToR
from IG community within timeline (2wks after the MAG physical meeting in NY),
with opportunity to improve the ToR with the volunteers.





 Please make comment and if this is ok with
members, then we move forward requesting the secretariat to host the open call
for volunteers and with access to the ToR for comment on the IGF website after our meeting in NY. 

 

2. Suggestions on the Workstreams:

 

I need MAG members to volunteer to
head/coordinate the following work streams which we have identified and fall within
the scope of the work of the WG. I have also mapped various stakeholders to be
reached to enhance a more focused communication. 

 

Online Outreach & remote participantsOutreach to governments (Policy makers)Outreach to intergovernmentals (high level messaging)Outreach to Business CommunityOutreach to Civil
Society communitiesOutreach to technical
communitiesOutreach to underserved communities
(Youth, women, and person with disabilities)Outreach to Media/Press (yes, they
are veritable partners in communicating IGF information to the larger
communities)IGF website improvement ( e.g. we
can build on integrating IGF Resources Center)Profile of IG related
upcoming events requiring urgent messagingSocial media, Google+,
Twitter, facebook, email activities  General
awareness raisingMeasuring the impact of the WG effort 

3. Work Program Calendar:In addition, just
like we did last year, but with modification/call for innovation, we need to develop work program calendar
and modify the approach to suit the objective of our communication. For
instance, we need to identify the following as we move forward; 

 

Different level of messages for different level
of stakeholders  Identifying opportunities for communication/interactionsDetermine
modes of our communications - emails, IGF website, e-brochures etc.IGF
community blogging 







4. WG Response to IGF RetreatIt is imperative that the WG provides a cohesive input into the IGF retreat. We should improve on the Ginger's draft input before  5th July. Please let's take advantage of the weekend to work this draft document.5. IGF Website Improvement In the above workstream above I have proposed for buiding and integration of IGF Resource Center (IRC). The IRC will provide the much needed resources for learning, informing and engaging the entire IGF community. We can learn from the success of UN GAID community engagement .(for ref only; Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technologies and Development (GAID), an initiative by now former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to promote the effective use of ICT for development, with the aim of coming together around ICT to promote the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals in partnership with all other stakeholders from government, business and civil society).Similary, IGF- IRC can provides a common interaction platform for the IGF community and other stakeholders to contribute to global Internet governance goals.Best RegardsSegun Olugbile ____________________________________________________________President, Global Network for Cybersolution - GNC  (www.gncafrica.org)CEO Continental Project Affairs Associates (CPAA) www.cpaa.com.ngMember, National Cybercrime Advisory Council, Presidency (www.cert.gov.ng)Member, IGF Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group to UN Sec. Gen. (www.intgovforum.org)  Member, Nigeria IGF Multi Stakeholders Advisory Group (www.nigf.org.ng)Member, African ICT Alliance (www.aficta.org)Convener, Open Government Partnership Nigeria (www.ogpnigeria.org)---------------------------------------------------------------GNC | 5th floor (Olujinmi Chamber floor) NICON Insurance Plaza, Central Business District, Abuja, FCT - NigeriaCPAA | 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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   1. Re: [IGFmaglist]  LET'S DISCUSS & MOVE FORWARD...
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Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:10:54 +0000
From: THOMAS-RAYNAUD Elizabeth <elizabeth.thomas-raynaud at iccwbo.org>
To: Ginger Paque <virginiap at diplomacy.edu>, "Olusegun H. Olugbile"
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Subject: Re: [Wgco] [IGFmaglist]  LET'S DISCUSS & MOVE FORWARD...
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Thank you Ginger for this thoughtful input.

I hope leading up to the retreat and at the event itself we can build on the foundation that you present here to discuss the platform of the IGF website as both a community resource to help people ?identify themselves in the picture? ? be it as local initiatives, youth or people with disabilities who are included in the consideration.

The IGF site is most certainly an essential pillar in the communication strategy so this warrants further reflection and discussion. Thank you for putting it down and sharing it for the rest of us to reflect on.

Cheers, Elizabeth

Elizabeth THOMAS-RAYNAUD
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Project Director, ICC Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS)
Senior Policy Executive, Digital Economy

From: Igfmaglist [mailto:igfmaglist-bounces at intgovforum.org] On Behalf Of Ginger Paque
Sent: 28 June 2016 17:49
To: Olusegun H. Olugbile
Cc: wgco at intgovforum.org; MAG-public
Subject: Re: [IGFmaglist] [Wgco] LET'S DISCUSS & MOVE FORWARD...

Thanks Segun, and everyone.

Segun, I am proposing a very short, concise input. My current draft is pasted here. I welcome any comments / suggestions / feedback.

I think Marilyn is probably correct, that it is too short a timeframe to agree on a common document from the WG, but I welcome any comments or suggestions to improve my input, and am happy to add anyone's name, if they would like to join me in this contribution.

Marilyn, others, does that work for you? Feel free to respond here, or privately to me. I look forward to working with all of you on these issues.

DRAFT:

MAG representation is based on stakeholder group and regional representation. While this works very well, it is not perfect and does not include a few cross-cutting issue groups, such as persons with disabilities, youth priority groups, and online participants.

It is not realistic to include issue representatives as exceptions, because there are simply too many important issues. I do however request that accommodation be made to ensure that special groups have a designated channel of communication so that these concerns are heard appropriately. Right now, the MAG Working Group on Communication and Outreach is giving these issues high priority, but the IGF organization should institutionalise the processes to include these groups as part of integral IGF strategies.
Among other things:
?        DCAD guidelines<http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/accessibility/dcad/Documents/IGF%202015%20DCAD%20Accessibility%20Guidelines%20-%20Final%20V8.docx> should be adhered to as a fundamental part of IGF design.
?        Remote participation principles<http://www.giplatform.org/resources/e-participation-principles> should be adopted or adapted for in IGF processes.
?        A clear process for accepting contributions on specific issue areas should be established.
?        A permanent webpage with IGF resources and information for persons for disabilities should be part of the IGF website, to make all information available in one place.
?        A permanent webpage with online IGF participation resources, statistics, and information should be part of the IGF website, to make all information available in one place.
?        A permanent webpage for youth news or other resources and possibilities should be considered to improve outreach with youth groups.
http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/accessibility/dcad/Documents/IGF%202015%20DCAD%20Accessibility%20Guidelines%20-%20Final%20V8.docx
http://www.giplatform.org/resources/e-participation-principles

Virginia Paque
DiploFoundation

Upcoming online courses: Humanitarian Diplomacy, 21st Century Diplomacy, Diplomatic Law: Privileges and Immunities, Internet Technology and Policy: Challenges and Solutions, Multilateral Diplomacy. http://www.diplomacy.edu/courses<http://diplomacy.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=89e7299f9fe54eed66d45cf3d&id=26d5253c70&e=bc0aff4eba>

On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 3:50 AM, Olusegun H. Olugbile <solugbile at gmail.com<mailto:solugbile at gmail.com>> wrote:
Dear Members,

Thank you for subscribing to the mailing list.

I'm working on a simple guide/work plan on the sharing of roles in line with our respective areas of experiences. I'll soon post the document to list.

Meanwhile, I support Ginger's suggestion on the WG submitting input to the retreat. Perhaps, Ginger can go ahead to develop a draft document  for the group consideration and contributions. Improving IGF Comm & Outreach is as critically essential as the IGF. This idea is greatly welcomed.

Best Regards.

Segun Olugbile


____________________________________________________________
President, Global Network for Cybersolution - GNC  (www.gncafrica.org<http://www.gncafrica.org>)
CEO Continental Project Affairs Associates (CPAA) www.cpaa.com.ng<http://www.cpaa.com.ng>
Member, National Cybercrime Advisory Council, Presidency (www.cert.gov.ng<http://www.cert.gov.ng>)
Member, IGF Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group to UN Sec. Gen. (www.intgovforum.org<http://www.intgovforum.org/>)
Member, Nigeria IGF Multi Stakeholders Advisory Group (www.nigf.org.ng<http://www.nigf.org.ng/>)
Member, African ICT Alliance (www.aficta.org<http://www.aficta.org/>)
Convener, Open Government Partnership Nigeria (www.ogpnigeria.org<http://www.ogpnigeria.org>)


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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 Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 3:40 PM, Marilyn Cade <marilynscade at hotmail.com<mailto:marilynscade at hotmail.com>> wrote:
Ginger, as this is a very new WG, perhaps instead we can encourage individual comments, and then later ask the WG to consider.

I support the need to have the issues that you raise, but taking time to generate consensus, when this is a very new WG, might be a delay, given the July 1 deadline.

Just a thought. for instance. anyone who submits could then resubmit to this WG, for further discussion
 but not miss deadline for comment.

M

________________________________
From: virginiap at diplomacy.edu<mailto:virginiap at diplomacy.edu>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:31:27 -0500
To: solugbile at gmail.com<mailto:solugbile at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [IGFmaglist] [Wgco] LET'S DISCUSS & MOVE FORWARD...
CC: wgco at intgovforum.org<mailto:wgco at intgovforum.org>; Igfmaglist at intgovforum.org<mailto:Igfmaglist at intgovforum.org>

Thanks, Segun, I'm ready to move forward on this.

1. I think non-MAG members are normally allowed/invited to join WG, and that this is important for transparency and inclusion of a wider community.

2. I am thinking of personally submitting input to the upcoming retreat, about the need for greater inclusion and outreach for my constant concerns of online participation, youth and persons with disabilities. What do people here think about the WG submitting input to the retreat? Is it too short a time frame to discuss?

Thanks! Ginger



Virginia Paque
DiploFoundation

Upcoming online courses: Humanitarian Diplomacy, 21st Century Diplomacy, Diplomatic Law: Privileges and Immunities, Internet Technology and Policy: Challenges and Solutions, Multilateral Diplomacy. http://www.diplomacy.edu/courses<http://diplomacy.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=89e7299f9fe54eed66d45cf3d&id=26d5253c70&e=bc0aff4eba>

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 7:55 AM, Olusegun H. Olugbile <solugbile at gmail.com<mailto:solugbile at gmail.com>> wrote:
Dear Everyone,


Thanks for joining the WG. I believe together we can make best use of our collective potentials to move this WG forward such that will impact IGF 2016 positively.



I think it is important we start discussion and agree on the following items (PLEASE BE FREE TO ADD MORE);



      i.         Terms of reference for the WG.

     ii.         Inclusion of non-MAG members to the group

   iii.         Development of work plan, identify and prioritize work areas, and then assign roles within timeline.

I want to suggest we have a virtual meeting of the group before the end of  next week  or at least before the next MAG meeting to discuss these items on the list.



If we all agree, I'll send Doodle poll to set the most popular date.



Please note, the objectives and scope of work of the WG may be further expanded based on the contributions and comments made by the MAG members during the last virtual meeting. But to be focused and dynamic.



Please let's have your contributions.



I've reattached the approved document again for your consideration.



Best Regards



Segun O.

____________________________________________________________
President, Global Network for Cybersolution - GNC  (www.gncafrica.org<http://www.gncafrica.org>)
CEO Continental Project Affairs Associates (CPAA) www.cpaa.com.ng<http://www.cpaa.com.ng>
Member, National Cybercrime Advisory Council, Presidency (www.cert.gov.ng<http://www.cert.gov.ng>)
Member, IGF Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group to UN Sec. Gen. (www.intgovforum.org<http://www.intgovforum.org/>)
Member, Nigeria IGF Multi Stakeholders Advisory Group (www.nigf.org.ng<http://www.nigf.org.ng/>)
Member, African ICT Alliance (www.aficta.org<http://www.aficta.org/>)
Convener, Open Government Partnership Nigeria (www.ogpnigeria.org<http://www.ogpnigeria.org>)


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