WS 175 Regional and country-level IGFs: What’s at stake and who’s involved?
Regional and country IGFs have the potential to serve as critical venues for decision making at the local level and for informing policy making at the global level. In convening these forums, it is essential to preserve the IGF model of multi-stakeholder participation through broad representation. Some existing regional and country IGFs mirror this model, while others heavily favor one stakeholder to the detriment of other voices. The proposed workshop will present diverse perspectives from academia, civil society, government and the private sector to debate the current trends, opportunities, and threats facing the multi-stakeholder IGF model at the country and regional levels. Read more
Time: Wed, 2012-11-07 16.30 – 18.00