[bestbits] A BR view of multistkaholder processes...

Carlos A. Afonso ca at cafonso.ca
Thu Jan 8 14:19:03 EST 2015

Thanks, Nick!

frt rgds


On 01/08/2015 03:38 PM, Nick Ashton-Hart wrote:
> Dear Carlos,
> This is excellent. I got involved in MSMs in other areas of international policy in the 90s, before WSIS/IG/ etc during the HABITAT II process and parts of the 2nd Earth Summit. I've always thought that the Internet community needed to look at the MS models that preceded it (and in some ways inspired it) - WSIS was not the first, nor is it the biggest, international policy area to operate in an MS way. 
> On 7 Jan 2015, at 15:51, Carlos A. Afonso <ca at cafonso.ca> wrote:
>> Just published in the IEEE Internet Computing journal:
>> http://online.qmags.com/IC0115?sessionID=BD7A2B7CBEF89C57D8F47874E&cid=3193795&eid=19210#pg76&mode2
>> The Origin and Evolution of Multistakeholder Models
>> Virgilio Almeida - Federal University of Minas Gerais
>> Demi Getschko - Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo
>> Carlos Afonso - Instituto Nupef, Rio de Janeiro
>> Abstract: Various domains have adopted multistakeholder models (MSMs) to
>> address and deal with global challenges, such as sustainability,
>> environment, climate, and Internet governance. Here, the authors examine
>> the use of MSMs and their historical evolution, fundamentals, and
>> characteristics. They also present examples of how such models are used
>> in the global Internet governance ecosystem. Finally, the article
>> presents a series of research questions that can be tackled to improve
>> the efficiency of multistakeholder processes.
>> frt rgds
>> --c.a.
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