[Wgco] Reinvigorating WGCO & Call for Next Virtual Meeting

Olusegun H. Olugbile solugbile at gmail.com
Sun Oct 30 10:51:26 EDT 2016


Dear Marilyn,

Very glad to hear from you. It's been a while.

I'm sure you are refering to me, even though you typed 'Begun'. I'm not
going for ICANN event.
But I trust you'll communice our messages well.

I look forward meeting you in Mexico.


Best Regards.

Segun Olugbile

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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 29 Oct 2016 21:54, "Marilyn Cade" <marilynscade at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Begun, also, Anja is attending the ICANN57, as is Lynn St Amour,  MAG
> Chair.
>
>
> We have a special NRI networking event - now our fourth... @ICANN....
>
>  I will also be continuing in my organizing role for this event and will
> give brief welcoming remarks.
>
> If you are attending ICANN57 *and are affiliated* with an NRI, please
> email me and Anja, off list.
>
>
> This is an  NRI event/ and we want to be sure we get invitations to all
> NRI coordinators and colleagues.  I think we have covered all, but just in
> case...
>
>
> email me and Anja off list if you are attending ICANN57 and are a
> coordinator or otherwise affiliated with an NRI.
>
>
> We will be posting the event location at ICANN57 shortly and want to be
> sure we are aware of all who want to attend.
>
>
>
>
> M
>
>
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> *From:* WGCO <wgco-bounces at intgovforum.org> on behalf of Olusegun H.
> Olugbile <solugbile at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Saturday, October 29, 2016 12:35 PM
> *To:* THOMAS-RAYNAUD Elizabeth
> *Cc:* wgco at intgovforum.org; Renata Aquino Ribeiro; TOMLINSON Sophie; SUTO
> Timea; Bianca Ho
> *Subject:* Re: [Wgco] Reinvigorating WGCO & Call for Next Virtual Meeting
>
>
> Dear Members,
>
>
> Thanks for responding to the group email.
>
>
> I can assure you Anja would send doodle poll next week for the meeting.
> It’s quite interesting receiving feedback from Renata and Elizabeth. Good
> to note that we’re working.
>
>
> Renata I agree with you on the point you raised on Knowledge café session.
> However, the content of such program should reflect strongly on building
> awareness and constructive knowledge on what IGF stands for and impact to
> their community. I’m aware many of the IG schools representatives would be
> on ground as well to impact the KC session.
>
>
> Our group should be able to contribute to their working template with the
> appropriate classification of messages to suite various groups. We should
> note that newcomers would be coming from different stakeholders ’group.  We
> need generic IGF information for general knowledge diffusion/awareness and
> specific information tailored to impact specific newcomers’ group. I’m
> happy Elizabeth is working with newcomers track organisers on the business
> group.  We can bring this issue for discussion during the meeting.
>
>
> Elizabeth raises an important awareness on the forthcoming ICANN meeting.
> We can further exploit post IANA Transition ICANN meeting (there’s going to
> be huge celebration during that meeting) to draw the attention of delegates
> to IGF 2016, need for active participation and communication on strong IGF
> in a post IANA transition ICANN. Furthermore, perhaps Elizabeth can provide
> further insight on the information prepared for the newcomers track.
>
>
> Once again, it is motivating to hear from others as well most especially
> on social media campaigns and NRIs.
>
>
>
> 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)
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> *GNC | 5th floor (Olujinmi Chamber floor) NICON Insurance Plaza, Central
> Business District, Abuja, FCT - Nigeria*
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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 Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 10:02 PM, THOMAS-RAYNAUD Elizabeth <
> elizabeth.thomas-raynaud at iccwbo.org> wrote:
>
>> Dear Segun and colleagues,
>>
>> Congratulations on the dedicated work being done on this topic. I know
>> there is much happening that we aren't all aware of due to being busy. That
>> has certainly been our case.
>>
>> So this is a quickly written note to say that we are doing business
>> outreach I just haven’t been able to stop long enough to craft it into the
>> plan you drafted and send it to you.
>>
>> Next week I will be in New Delhi speaking at a national conference and
>> meeting with local business people, where I will include our messages
>> explaining and encouraging engagement in IGF and the value of doing so for
>> business. Following that I will be in Hyderabad for  ICANN, where staff and
>> local partners have ensured there will be a substantial number of local
>> businesses attending. So all of us there will be able to share the key
>> messages about the IGF in that instance - to the full spectrum of
>> stakeholders.
>>
>> In addition to setting up a deliberate outreach meeting in India, we've
>> done focused outreach in Mexico through our local partner helping to raise
>> awareness of IGF. We will also host a local digital economy policy dialogue
>> alongside the IGF so that we can encourage local business to come and learn
>> more about it. We are working through the regional network to encourage
>> business participation - but travel budgets are tight and funding is
>> apparently not available beyond MAG members this year so some interested
>> parties have had to decline.
>>
>> My colleague has reached out to work with the team on the newcomers and
>> we've prepared some information and will have a dedicated programme to help
>> new business participants to the IGF engage and find their way around.
>> Finally, we have initiated cooperation with the Secretariat to support the
>> business community engaged in the NRIs and while that is a longer term
>> project, initial scoping is being done and we are committed to supporting
>> this effort beyond just 2016.
>>
>> With regard to other venues, as I'm on active and on the B20 Task force
>> on Digitalisation, we will be socialising the topline IG messages there to
>> promote this in the G20 recommendations - it won't be about the IGF event
>> per se but rather reinforce the message about the import of this kind of
>> engagement and cooperation.
>>
>> Hope this is useful as a quick update.
>> My best regards and perhaps see some of you at ICANN.
>> 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
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: WGCO [mailto:wgco-bounces at intgovforum.org] On Behalf Of Renata
>> Aquino Ribeiro
>> Sent: 28 October 2016 22:21
>> To: wgco at intgovforum.org; Olusegun H. Olugbile; Bianca Ho
>> Subject: Re: [Wgco] Reinvigorating WGCO & Call for Next Virtual Meeting
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> I join Wisdom in looking forward to next meeting.
>>
>> On outreach efforts, I should mention LACNIC/LACNOG in Costa Rica.
>> It was a fantastic event full of IGF participants and many interested in
>> IGF.
>> There were many chances to talk about IGF and its BPFs works and I have
>> received emails of participants interested in starting regional BPFs, which
>> seems quite an interesting idea.
>>
>> Segun, I think it would be  good if we start to think about building the
>> program for the knowledge cafe sessions with the newcomers track
>> organizers. This could help bring key organizations into IGF.
>>
>> See you all soon
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 6:32 PM, Wisdom Donkor <wisdom.dk at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Well noted. Looking forward to the meeting.
>> >
>> >
>> > On Friday, October 28, 2016, Olusegun H. Olugbile
>> > <solugbile at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Dear Everyone,
>> >>
>> >> I trust you are all doing well. First my apology for not
>> >> communicating regularly on the progress work of the group. We are in
>> >> our peak period of activities in Nigeria within the ICT industry and
>> >> I’m so much involved in many of these important industry activities.
>> >>
>> >> I’m aware some of us are engaging in various community outreaches on
>> >> IGF 2016. Recently, I’ve had the opportunity of engaging Africa IGF
>> >> community during my participation as one of the leading paper
>> >> presenters in the recently concluded African IGF at Durban, South
>> >> Africa and as a member of African IGF MAG during the preparatory
>> process of the forum.
>> >>
>> >> I’ve been following on the progress work of Anja, Renata, Marilyn,
>> >> Zeina, and other related work on the Newcomers Track and NRIs. In
>> >> spite of these efforts, I must confess we have not done so well in
>> >> articulating our messages and prioritizing around our work plan as a
>> >> group. I’m aware Ginger and Elizabeth and others have so much to
>> >> offer to enhance the work of this group. We can only work together to
>> make it better.
>> >>
>> >> As we are moving toward the last phase of the preparatory process,
>> >> it is important we harmonize our work streams with the NRI and
>> >> Newcomers track and other related activities on IGF outreach and
>> related issues.
>> >>
>> >> I suggest we work more closely together from now on the outreach
>> agenda.
>> >> This is very important. I like learning from experienced members and
>> >> while harnessing innovations. I earnestly seek for very useful
>> >> insight from members to move this group forward in this direction.
>> >> What is most important is to share and integrate our work for the
>> >> overall progress of the IGF event.
>> >>
>> >> In this regard, I’m calling for active contributions and propose for
>> >> a new meeting timeline. Our response to the earlier call for a
>> >> meeting is not impressive. This time, I encourage you to respond to
>> >> the new time set for our next virtual meeting. If it’s worth doing,
>> >> let’s do it better, but together.
>> >>
>> >> Anja, please send out a new doodle poll for our next meeting in the
>> >> next available time slot and let's take this further.
>> >>
>> >> 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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>> >>
>> >> 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
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > 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
>> > wisdom.donkor at data.gov.gh
>> > wisdom.dk at gmail.com
>> > Skype: wisdom_dk
>> > facebook: facebook at wisdom_dk
>> > Website: www.nita.gov.gh / www.data.gov.gh www.isoc.gh /
>> > www.itag.org.gh
>> >
>>
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