[Governance] Seeking roll back of IGF Leadership Panel

Anupam Agrawal anupamagrawal.in at gmail.com
Fri Nov 26 12:32:28 EST 2021

+1 Olivier,

Not every time an objection will have an alternative but in the given
context, it is important to have a rough idea of what it could be if not

Anupam Agrawal
India Internet Foundation
*Improving Trust. Building Communities*

On Fri, Nov 26, 2021 at 5:31 PM Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond via Governance <
governance at lists.igcaucus.org> wrote:

> Dear Parminder,
> I understand from your letter with Milton that you are *against* the
> creation of an IGF Leadership Panel. What I'd like to hear is what you and
> Milton propose instead. It is easy to be against all sorts of things, but
> the world isn't static and from the IGF conultations, it is clear that the
> current status quo is no longer fit for purpose. There needs to be
> evolution.
> So what next?
> Thanks,
> Olivier Crépin-Leblond
> (speaking on my own behalf)
> On 24/11/2021 15:32, parminder via Governance wrote:
> Dear All,
> Please find enclosed a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General
> appealing to him to roll back the decision for an IGF Leadership Panel.
> The letter is co-signed by Dr Milton Mueller, on behalf  of the Internet
> Governance Project, Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public
> Policy, and Parmider Jeet Singh, for IT for Change, and the Just Net
> Coalition.
> The letter is cc-ed to representatives of civil society and technical
> community groups requesting them to refrain from sending nominations for
> the IGF Leadership Panel, and thus legitimizing it.
> The letter argues how the IGF Leadership Panel militates against the basic
> idea, objectives and structure of the IGF, and will weaken it.
> Best, parminder
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