Dynamic Coalitions

Below is a listing of the Dynamic Coalitions brought to the attention of the IGF Secretariat. All Dynamic Coalitions may request a listing on this page by contacting the IGF Secretariat: igf [at] unog.ch.


The StopSpamAlliance

Dynamic Coalition on Privacy

The IGF Dynamic Coalition on Open Standards (IGF DCOS)

The Dynamic Coalition on Access and Connectivity for Remote, Rural and Dispersed Communities

Dynamic Coalition on the Internet Bill of Rights

Coalition Dynamique pour la Diversité Linguistique

[email protected] Dynamic Coalition

Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media on the Internet (FOEonline)

Online Collaboration Dynamic Coalition

Gender and Internet Governance (GIG)

Framework of Principles for the Internet


About the Dynamic Coalition

The dynamic coalition on ‘Framework of Principles for the Internet’ has the objective to understand, influence and contribute to the processes of making international laws, conventions, treaties etc in the area of Internet Governance – both of the soft law and hard law varieties – incorporating the multi-stakeholder principle. For this purpose, the coalition will explore the possibility of civil society taking the lead in collaboratively developing some overall normative principles for the Internet which can underpin such international processes, and/or themselves be adopted through a framework convention kind of a process.

About the Workshop

The present workshop will map out the objectives and work-methods of the dynamic coalition, apart from taking on substantive agenda of exploring what kind of frameworks and principles will be suitable for guiding the global public policy for the Internet. It will also seek to address the possibility of engaging with global Internet public policy processes including of the WSIS mandated ‘enhanced cooperation’.




1. Carlos Afonso – Planning Director, Information Network for the Third Sector(RITS), Brazil

2. Erick Iriarte Ahon – Executive Director, Alfa Redi, Peru

3. Sylvia Caras – International Disability Caucus

4. Anita Gurumurthy – Executive Director, IT for Change, Bangalore

5. Ken Lohento – CIPACO Project, Panos Institute - West Africa,

6. John Mathiason Professor of International Relations , Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs , Syracuse University, US. Also involved with the Internet Governance Project

7. Xiafeng Tao Deputy Director, Department of Key Laboratory of Universal Wireless Communication (UWC), Ministry of Education, People’s Republic of China


Present Dynamic Coalition Members


* Alfa Redi, Peru. (URL: http://www.alfa-redi.org/)

* China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), China. (URL: english.cast.org.cn)

* Information Network for the Third Sector – RITS, Brazil. (URL: http://www.rits.org.br/)

* International Disability Caucus

* Internet Governance Project, USA. (URL: http://www.internetgovernance.org/)

* IT for Change, India. (URL: www.ITforChange.net)

* Panos Institute, West Africa – CIPACO project. (URL: http://www.cipaco.org/)



A website www.Internet-Convention.net is being set up to facilitate the dynamic coalition’s working.

Mailing List


For more information please contact Parminder Jeet Singh at [email protected]



Dynamic Coalition on Child Online Safety

Dynamic Coalition on "Accessibility and Disability"

Dynamic Coalition on Internet and Climate Change


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