[WG-Strategy] [IGFmaglist] UN Secretary-General appoints Internet Governance Forum Leadership Panel

Kossi Amessinou amessinoukossi at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 06:52:08 EDT 2022


Dear
I appreciate the list of high level panels. All the stakeholders and
continents are there globally. Mr Gbenga Sesan, you are the African new
generation leader in this panel. Collect more input to be more holistic on
your intervention by giving all the voice on the table. Congratulations and
good jobs to you. Thank you.


Le mar. 16 août 2022 à 18:30, Cancio Jorge BAKOM via Igfmaglist <
igfmaglist at intgovforum.org> a écrit :

> finally…
> kindly
> jorge
>
> From: UN Spokesperson-Do Not Reply <unspokesperson-donotreply at un.org
> <mailto:unspokesperson-donotreply at un.org>>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 12:23 PM
> Subject: [EXTERNAL] UN Secretary-General appoints Internet Governance
> Forum Leadership Panel
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> Secretary-General appoints Internet Governance Forum Leadership Panel
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> The United Nations Secretary-General has appointed 10 high-level and
> eminent persons to serve on his inaugural Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
> Leadership Panel.
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> In line with the mandate of the IGF and as recommended in the
> Secretary-General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation, the Secretary-General
> has established the Panel as a strategic, empowered, and multistakeholder
> body to support and strengthen the IGF. The Panel will thus address
> strategic and urgent issues and highlight Forum discussions and possible
> follow-up actions, in order to promote greater impact and dissemination of
> IGF discussions according to its Terms of Reference.
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> The 10 distinguished members of the Panel have been appointed by the
> Secretary-General following an open call for nominations, and in line with
> an equitably distributed, multistakeholder configuration of
> ministerial-level Government representatives, executive-level
> representatives of the private sector, civil society and the technical
> community, as well as “at-large” prominent persons in the field of digital
> policy.
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> In addition, the Panel consists of five ex-officio members: senior
> representatives of the current, immediately previous, and immediately
> upcoming IGF host countries; the Chair of the Forum’s Multistakeholder
> Advisory Group; and the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology.
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> Hailing from all regions of the world and serving a two-year term during
> the 2022–23 IGF cycles, the complete, inaugural Panel is as follows:
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> •     Mr. Vint Cerf, United States of America
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> •     Mr. Hatem Dowidar, Egypt
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> •     Ms. Lise Fuhr, Denmark
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> •     Ms. Maria Fernanda Garza, Mexico
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> •     Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Estonia
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> •     Ms.  Maria Ressa, Philippines and United States of America
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> •     H.E. Mr. Alkesh Kumar Sharma, India
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> •     H.E. Ms. Karoline Edtstadler, Austria
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> •     Mr. ‘Gbenga Sesan, Nigeria
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> •     Mr. Lan Xue, China
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> Ex-officio Members
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> •     H.E. Mrs. Huria Ali Mahdi, IGF 2022 Host Country (Ethiopia)
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> •     H.E. Mr. Yuji Sasaki, IGF 2023 Host Country (Japan)
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> •     H.E. Mr. Krzysztof Szubert, IGF 2021 Host Country (Poland)
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> •     Mr. Paul Mitchell, Chair of the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group
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> •     Mr. Amandeep Singh Gill, Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology
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> The full biographies of the Leadership Panel members are available on the
> IGF website<
> https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.intgovforum.org%2Fen&data=05%7C01%7Cgaffney%40un.org%7Cd4c107f1af5c4b322a5d08da7f894426%7C0f9e35db544f4f60bdcc5ea416e6dc70%7C0%7C0%7C637962524766223732%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=vDOcHhoIPGXdO2m8AeXtqFSzKgwzhkoV9zWoU%2FFLxOk%3D&reserved=0>.
> Further details on the functioning of the Panel can be found in its Terms
> of Reference<
> https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.intgovforum.org%2Fen%2Fcontent%2Fterms-of-reference-for-the-igf-leadership-panel&data=05%7C01%7Cgaffney%40un.org%7Cd4c107f1af5c4b322a5d08da7f894426%7C0f9e35db544f4f60bdcc5ea416e6dc70%7C0%7C0%7C637962524766223732%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=opq60plRfnWJueuYyE8zO8Ok75eb4x0VIoZ1VSR92LE%3D&reserved=0
> >.
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> The IGF is an outcome of the Tunis phase of the World Summit on the
> Information Society that took place in 2005. In the Tunis Agenda,
> Governments asked the Secretary-General to convene a “new forum for policy
> dialogue” to discuss issues related to key elements of Internet governance.
> The mandate of the Forum was extended for another 10 years in December
> 2015, during the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the overall
> review of the implementation of the World Summit on the Information Society
> outcomes. The 17th edition of the Forum will take place from 28 November to
> 2 December 2022, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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> For more information, please visit intgovforum.org<
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> or contact the Secretariat of the IGF at tel.:  +41 0 22 9173 678, or
> e-mail:  igf at un.org<mailto:igf at un.org>.
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