IGF 2024 Second Open Consultations and MAG Meeting

United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland

Room XXVI

Registration link: https://indico.un.org/event/1010751/ 

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DAY 1 | 26 June 2024

Room XXVI | Building E | UN Office at Geneva, Switzerland

Open Consultations
Time (CET) Agenda Item (*see meeting inputs and desired outputs below)
10:00-10:30

●    Welcome from Chair and adoption of agenda

●    Welcome from Host Country Co-chair

●    Welcome from UN DESA

●    Briefing on the current state of preparation for IGF 2024 by the Host Country 

10:30 - 12:30 Exchange about the NetMundial+10 outcomes and the IGF contribution to the Global Digital Compact (GDC) and WSIS+20

●    Addressing NetMundial+10 outcomes

●    Update on the current state of the GDC process

●    Update on WSIS+20 Consultations Roadmap

●    Discussion on how the IGF can further contribute to these processes
12:30-13:00 IGF continuous improvements: What to do in 2024? 

●    Content and format of the annual meeting

●    Outputs and outcomes

●    Intersessional activities
13:00-15:00 LUNCH BREAK
15:00-16:30

Intersessional Event

16:30-17:45 Discussion about the international digital governance processes and initiatives. Interventions from:
  • Internet Society (ISOC)
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • Council of Europe (CoE)
  • Diplo Foundation and the Geneva Internet Platform 
  • Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
  • United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF)
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  • Association for Progressive Communications (APC)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Brazilian Internet Steering Committee / Comitê Gestor da Internet no Brasil (CGI.br)
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • United Nations Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Technology (OSET)
17:45-18:00

Recap and closing of the Open Consultations. 

*Input documents:

*Desired outputs:

  • Discuss on how the IGF can further contribute to international governance processes. 
  • Link the IGF intersessional work to the IGF 2024 programme building.
  • Foster cooperation and partnerships with represented international IG initiatives.

 

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DAY 2 | 27 June 2024

Room XXVI | Building E | UN Office at Geneva, Switzerland

MAG Meeting (open to observers)
Time (CET) Agenda Item (*see meeting inputs and desired outputs below)
10:00-10:15
  • Welcome from MAG Chair 
  • Welcome from Host Country Co-chair 
  • Adoption of agenda (and apologies noted)
10:15 - 10:45 Opening session
  • Debrief from Open Consultations 
  • Presentation from IGF Secretariat on received session proposals
10:45 - 13:00 Plenary 1: Final Workshop Review and Approval
  • Presentation of results 
  • Discussion on process: sharing experience and making suggestions for 2025
13:00-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
14:00-15:00 Consultation on UNESCO's revision of the Internet Universality Indicators
15:00-16:45

Plenary 1: Final Workshop Review and Approval (cont.)

  • Presentation of results 
  • Discussion on process: sharing experience and making suggestions for 2025
16:45-17:45 Plenary 2: Planning IGF 2024 main sessions
  • Introduction of suggested main session proposals
  • Identify facilitators
  • Main sessions workplan and next steps
17:45 - 18:00
  • Next steps
  • Closing by MAG Chair

*Input documents:

*Desired outputs:

  • Approve the list of workshops under each theme
  • Discuss takeaways from the workshop evaluation process 
  • Agree on the number of main sessions and their topics.
  • Identify facilitators for the main sessions.

 

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DAY 3 | 28 June 2024

Room XXVI | Building E | UN Office at Geneva, Switzerland

MAG Meeting (open to observers)
Time (CET) Agenda Item (*see desired outputs below)
10:00-11:30

Plenary 2: Planning IGF 2024 main sessions (cont.)

  • Introduction of suggested main session proposals
  • Identify facilitators
  • Main sessions workplan and next steps
11:30-12:15

Plenary 3: Other IGF 2024 programme elements

  • Updates on high-level leaders track, parliamentary track, youth track, judiciary track, engagement of businesses and newcomers track
12:15 - 13:00 Plenary 4: IGF 2024 Programme Overview
  • Snapshot of IGF 2024 programme and discussion of any pending issues
13:00-15:00 LUNCH BREAK
15:00-16:30

MAG reflections on: 

  • How to address the outcomes of NetMundial+10 
  • The exchange about the IGF contribution to the GDC and WSIS+20 
16:30-17:45

Plenary 5: Roundtable exchange with facilitators of the MAG Working Groups, IGF 2024 intersessional activities and NRIs:

  • MAG Working Groups
  • BPF Cybersecurity
  • PNMA
  • PNIF
  • PNAI
  • 32 DCs
  • NRIs
17:45-18:00 Next steps in IGF 2024 process

Recap and closing

*Input documents:

*Desired outputs:

  • Agree on the number of main sessions and their topics.
  • Identify facilitators for the main sessions.
  • Provide the current state of preparations of all IGF 2024 programme elements.
  • Outline the strategy to address NetMundial+10 outcomes, and plan for the GDC and WSIS+20.
  • Outline the preparatory activities, engagement strategy and plans for the 19th IGF.