[Wgco] [IGFmaglist] LET'S DISCUSS & MOVE FORWARD...

Miguel Ignacio Estrada miestrada at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 01:49:14 EDT 2016


Dear Ginger, I am OK with the input. thanks for taking the time!

On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 6:49 PM, Ginger Paque <virginiap at diplomacy.edu>
wrote:

> 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
>
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>
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 3:50 AM, Olusegun H. Olugbile <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)
>> CEO Continental Project Affairs Associates (CPAA) www.cpaa.com.ng
>> Member, 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)
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>>
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>>
>> *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>
>> 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
>>> Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:31:27 -0500
>>> To: solugbile at gmail.com
>>> Subject: Re: [IGFmaglist] [Wgco] LET'S DISCUSS & MOVE FORWARD...
>>> CC: wgco at intgovforum.org; 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> 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)
>>> CEO Continental Project Affairs Associates (CPAA) www.cpaa.com.ng
>>> Member, 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 - 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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