[governance] From Confusion to Clarification
ca at cafonso.ca
Mon Dec 1 04:54:38 EST 2014
The only concern I have on yet another good proposal from Wolf is that a
book is static while the IG processes are in a complex, difficult
dynamic. I wonder if the book could be a "photograph" of something which
would be more or less regularly updated in a corresponding collaborative
On 12/1/14 10:25, Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro wrote:
> I propose that we start to work on what I call a “Civil Society
> Internet Governance Handbook”.
> Sala: Let's do this!
> This handbook would allow all CS groups within the CSCG to present
> their own individual points of views so that everybody knows what
> the positions are. The book could be structured into four main chapters:
> 1. Human Rights (Access, Freedom of Expression, Privacy etc.)
> 2. Security (Cyberwar, Cyberterrorism, Cybercrime etc.)
> 3. Economic Development (Market domination, competition,
> infrastructure development etc.)
> 4. Technical Coordination (Names, Numbers, Protocols etc.)
> Each of the six groups under the CSCG (IGC, BB, JNC, NCSG, Diplo,
> APC) could nominate four authors (one for each chapter). Each author
> would be free to argue for her/his position (five to maximum teen
> pages). There is no need for consensus. Every author would be free
> to present her/his radical, moderate, liberal and whatsoever
> position on one of the four main issues.
> Such a compendium would help to bring more transparency into the
> process and would enable a more fact based discussion in the IG
> events ahead of us.
> We could deliver this as an e-book (probably with an Annex with main
> official texts as Tunis Agenda, Sao Paulo Principles, UN Resolutions
> etc.) until the May 2015 Sessions in Geneva. In total this book
> would be around 250 pages. If we find a sponsor we could publish
> this for the New York event in December 2015. Such a book would seen
> by the rest of the IG Community as a helpful contribution, it would
> strengthen the role of CS in the emerging IG multistakeholder
> mechanisms and would be also an input into the WSIS 10+ process.
> The chair of the CSCG (together with the co-chairs from the six
> groups) would be the editor.
> Any comment?
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