This workshop discusses the issue of public interest or public responsibility and how different organizations in the Internet governance ecosystem have over the years evolved in this respect. Different organizations have certainly developed diverse approaches to the global public interest issue and how best to pursue it, while preserving the core objectives of the organization in question. Moreover, foundations and development agencies have been offering programs in developing and least developed economies using the tools and the powers of the information technology in general and the Internet in particular.
Agenda: The Global Public Interest of the Internet
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Duration: 90 minutes
11:10-11:25 Defining the Global Public Interest of the Internet- the Work of Panel for the Public Responsibility Framework
11:25-11:50 How can organizations in the Internet governance ecosystem forge better collaboration in the global public interest agenda?
Rinalia Abdul Rahim
Led by Pierre Dandjinou
Pierre poses questions for floor discussion on defining public responsibility and the global public interest in the Internet, and the role of organizations, governments, and civil society in addressing this.
Questions will also be taken from Remote participants.
12:25-12:30 Final Remarks from Panelists and Close