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IBSA Seminar on Global Internet Governance

by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 13, 2011 09:53 AM
The seminar will take place at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV) - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 1-2, 2011.

Day 1: September, 1

08.30 - 09.00: Arrival and Accreditation of Participants

09.00 - 10.00: Opening Session

  •  Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal - President of FGV
  • Ambassador Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Undersecretary-General of Environment, Energy, Science and Technology, MRE, Brazil
  • Ambassador Gilberto Fonseca Guimaraes de Moura, Director of the Department of Inter-regional Mechanisms, MRE, Brazil
  • Representative of the Government of India - Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) or Department of Information Technology (DIT)
  • Mr. Moseamo Sebola - Director of Bilateral Relations - Department of Communications (DoC)
  • Prof. Hartmut Glaser - Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br)
  • Viviana Munoz - South Centre


10.00 - 10.15: Coffee Break

10.15 - 11.15: Session 1: A Diagnosis of the Main Challenges for Developing Countries on the Global Internet Governance Regime (10 Minutes to Each Speaker)


Moderation: Ambassador Benedicto Fonseca Filho, MRE, Brazil

  • Government of India
  • DIRCO South Africa
  • Secretary Romulo Neves, Head of the Division for the Information Society, MRE
  • Parminder Jeet Singh - IT for Change, India
  • Carlos Afonso - NUPEF, Brazil
  • Mark Weinberg - Alternative Information Development Centre, South Africa
 
11.15 - 12.30: Discussion
 
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch
 

14.00 - 1530: Session 2: A Development Agenda for IG: Infrastructure and Critical Internet Resources (10 Minutes to Each Speaker)

 
Goal: reach a more round understanding about: a) which topics are priority for developing countries; b) what are the policy issues related to them; and c) what could be a future strategy for action.
 
Moderation: CGI.br
 
  • Government of India
  • DIRCO South Africa
  • Jeferson Nacif, National Agency of Telecommunications - ANATEL
  • Pranesh Prakash, Centre for Internet and Society, India
  • Shaun Pather, Faculty Informatics & Design, Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Joao Brant, Intervozes, Brazil
  • Carlos Affonso - CTS/FGV, Brazil
  • Demi Getschko - CGI.br, Brazil
 
15.30 - 16.15: Discussion
 
16.15 - 16.30: Coffee Break
 

16.30 - 17.30: Session 3: Global Online Trade and Services from Developing Countries' Perspective (10 Minutes to Each Speaker)

 
Moderation: Civil Society Representative (Brazil, India or South Africa)
 
  • Government of India
  • DIRCO South Africa
  • Antenor Correa, MCTI - Brasil
  • Artur Coimbra - Ministry of Communications
  • Pranesh Prakash, Centre for Internet and Society, India
  • Mark Wienberg, Alternative Information Development, South Africa
 
17.30 - 18.30: Discussion
 
18.30 - 20.00: Free Meetings
 

Day 2: September 2

 

09.00 - 10.30: Session 4: A Development Agenda for IG: The New Global Information and Communications Systems - Its Rights and Principles (10 Minutes to Each Speaker)

 
Moderation: CTS/FGV Representative
 
  • DIRCO
  • Government of India
  • Viviana Munoz - South Centre
  • Anriette Estherhuysen, APC
  • Graciela Selaimen - Nupef
  • Joana Varon (CTS/FGV) - (Approach: Intellectual Property and Access to Knowledge)
  • Pranesh Prakash, Centre for Internet and Society, India
 
10.30 - 11.20: Discussion
 

11.30 - 12.30: Session 5: Institutional Arrangements for Internet Governance and Participation from Developing Countries (10 Minutes to Each Speaker)

 
Moderation: Ambassador Benedicto Fonseca Filho, MRE, Brazil
 
  • Government of India
  • DIRCO South Africa
  • Parminder Jeet Singh, IT for Change, India
  • Marilia Maciel, CTS/FGV, Brazil
  • Anriette Estherrhuysen, APC, South Africa
  • Secretary Romulo Neves, Head of the Division for the Information Society, MRE, Brazil
 
12.30 - 13.20: Discussion

13.20 - 14.30: Lunch

14.30 - 16.00: Taking Stocks and the Way Forward
 
16.00 - 18.00: Governmental Representatives Meeting - Separated

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