IGF 2022 Second Open Consultations and MAG Meeting

Event Calendar Date
Wednesday, 6th July, 2022 (08:00 UTC) - Friday, 8th July, 2022 (16:00 UTC)
Hosted by IGF Secretariat
Virtual

The Second IGF 2022 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting will be hosted at the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG, room XXVII) from 6 to 8 July 2022 as well as online. The meeting's agenda is under development and will be announced soon.

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DRAFT AGENDA

IGF 2022 Second Open Consultations and MAG meeting
6–8 July 2022, UNOG Room XXVII and online

 

Day 1 | 6 July 2022

Open consultations


Time (CEST)


Agenda item

10:00 – 10:45

  • Welcome from Chair and adoption of agenda
  • Welcome from Host Country Co-chair
  • Welcome from UN DESA
  • Briefing on state of preparation for IGF 2022 by the Host Country and IGF Secretariat

10:45 – 13:00

IGF continuous improvements: What to do in 2022? (Building on the outcomes of the IGF EGM)

  • Content and format of the annual meeting
  • IGF outputs and outcomes
  • Intersessional activities
    • Policy networks
    • Best practice forums
    • Dynamic coalitions

13:00 – 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 – 15:30

Cooperation with national, regional and youth IGFs (NRIs)

15:30 – 16:30

IGF contribution to the Global Digital Compact

  • Update from Office of the Tech Envoy on the planning process for the GDC
  • Discussion on how the IGF can contribute to this process

16:30 – 17:30

Briefings from international Internet governance processes and initiatives

17:30 – 18:00

Recap and closing of the Open Consultations

 

Day 2 | 7 July 2022

MAG meeting (open to observers)


Time (CEST)


Agenda item


Expected outputs

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 – 11:45

Plenary 1: Workshop evaluation overview

  • Presentation of results
  • Discussion on process: sharing experience and making suggestions for 2023

Takeaways from workshop evaluation process

11:45 – 13:00

Breakout groups 1

Workshop evaluation groups (around the 5 themes of IGF 2022) to discuss the combined scored for their respective areas

Ranked workshops in each issue area.

Recommendations from workshop evaluation groups.

13:00 – 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 – 16:30

Plenary 2: Reports from workshop evaluation groups followed by discussion

List of approved workshops (overall). List of proposals for mergers.

16:30 – 17:30

Plenary 3: Reports and recommendations from MAG working groups

  • MAG WG on Hybrid Meetings
  • MAG WG on Outreach and Communication
  • MAG WG on IGF Strategy

Each group presents a set of concrete recommendations for the IGF 2022 process (up to 10 min), followed by an open discussion (30 min).

17:30 – 18:00

  • Feedback from MAG members on meeting progress
  • Next steps
  • Closing by MAG Chair

 

Day 3 | 8 July 2022

MAG meeting (open to observers)


Time (CEST)


Agenda item


Expected outputs

10:00 – 11:00

Plenary 4: Decision on the number of workshops based on

  • estimate of total number of sessions
  • allocation of workshops to themes
  • number of parallel tracks

Agreed number of ‎workshops to be ‎included and allocation ‎by theme.

11:00 – 11:45

Breakout groups 2

Workshop evaluation groups to finalise their selection

Final selection of ‎recommended ‎sessions from each ‎group.

11:45 – 13:00

Plenary 5: Reports from workshop evaluation groups followed by ‎discussion

  • Endorsement of the final list of workshops

Final list of workshops ‎endorsed by the MAG.

13:00 – 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 – 16:30

Plenary 6: Other IGF 2022 programme elements

  • Planning main sessions
  • Updates on parliamentary track and high-level leaders track
  • Youth track
  • Newcomers track

16:30 – 17:30

Plenary 7: IGF 2022 intersessional activities

17:30 – 18:00

Recap and closing: Next steps in IGF 2022 process