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Monday, September 1 • 9:00am - 6:30pm
NETmundial: Looking Back, Learning Lessons and Mapping the Road Ahead (including a book launch - Beyond NETmundial: The Roadmap for Institutional Improvements to the Global Internet Governance Ecosystem)

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• Association for Progressive Communication 

• CGI.br 

• Center for Technology and Society, Getulio Vargas Foundation 

• Diplo Foundation 

• Internet Policy Observatory, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania 




8:30-9:00 Registration 

9:00-9:15 Opening and overview of the day - Mr. Virgílio Almeida and Ms. Anriette Esterhuysen 

9:15 – 10.45 *Round-table 1: NETmundial multistakeholder model: organizing the meeting, getting contributions, configuring the participation and building the agenda

In this round-table session, panelists will describe different aspects of the NETmundial process (committees, drafting activities, consensus building) and will present their views on how it can strengthen the Internet Governance multistakeholder model. Special attention will be on the contributions received, the registration process and the discussions mainly at the EMC (Executive Multistakeholder Committee) 

- Mr. Virgílio Almeida (NETmundial chairman): Overall description of the NETmundial multistakeholder model – process, committees and drafting exercise (15 min) 

- Mr. Raul Echeberría and Mr. Demi Getschko (Co-Chairs of the EMC): The work of the EMC – benefits and challenges (5 min each) 

- Mr. Adam Peake and Ms. Marilia Maciel (EMC, civil society) (10 min each) 

- Mr. Zahid Jamil (EMC, private sector) (10 min) 

- Open debate (20 min) 


10:45-11:00 Coffee Break 


11:00 – 12:30 *Round-table 2: The "NETmundial multistakeholder statement" * 

This session will debate the construction of "NETmundial Multistakeholder Statement". While describing the specific sessions of the outcome document, panelists will present their assessment of the principles and roadmap agreed during the meeting, the participacion of the HLMC (High-Level Multistakeholder Commitee) and how these can influence Internet Governance. In particular, the round-table will discuss the NETmundial recommendations for improvement of the IGF. 

- Ambassador Benedicto Fonseca Filho (Ministry of External Relations Brazil): Overall description of the NETmundial outcome document – principles and roadmap (10 min) 

- Ms. Kathy Brown (President – Internet Society): The assessment of ISOC (10 min) 

- Ms. Jeanette Hofmann (Member of the HLMC): The role of the HMC (10 min) 

- Mr. Joseph Alhadeff (Representative from the private sector at the HLMC) The role of the HLMC (10 min) 

- Mr. Alan Marcus (WEF), Mr. Fadi Chehade (ICANN) and Mr. Janis Karklins (Ambassador of Latvia) about NETmundial Initiative (10 min each) 

- Open Debate (20 min) 


12:30-13:30  Lunch Break 



13:30 - 14:30 *Achieving bottom-up and multistakeholder outcomes from global IG policy discussions:  Extracting lessons from NETmundial

Presentation of the results of the research initiative conducted by CTS/FGV, APC and Diplo, including a survey of NETmundial participants 

Speakers: Marilia Maciel, Vladimir Radunovic, Renato Leite, Deborah Brown 

Moderators: Carlos Afonso 


14:30-16:00 *Book launch— **Beyond NETmundial: The Roadmap for Institutional Improvements to the Global Internet Governance Ecosystem* (organized by the Internet Policy Observatory, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania) 

Moderator: William J. Drake  (U. Zurich) 

Speakers: Jeremy Malcolm  (EFF) ; Markus Kummer (Internet Society) ; Lea Kaspar (Global Partners Digital) ; Anriette Esterhuysen (APC) ; Carlos Affonso Pereira de Souza (ITS) ; Emma Llansó  and Matt Shears (CDT) ; Wolfgang Kleinwächter  (U. Aarhus) 

The publication is free and available for downloading here: 

16:00-16:15  Coffee Break 


16:15-17:15 *Open moderated dialogue on the NETmundial Initiative and operationalizing the NETmundial principles and roadmap* (organized by APC, CTS/FGV, CGI.br and Diplo and supported by the IDRC) 

Moderator: Anriette Esterhuysen and Raul Echeberría 


17:15-18:15 *Open moderated dialogue on strengthening the IGF* (organized by APC, CTS/FGV CGI.br, and Diplo) 

Moderators: Anja Kovacs and Markus Kummer 


Resource people for the open dialogues: 


Jandyr Ferreira 

Flávio Wagner 

Fernando Perini 

Anja Kovacs 

Henrique Faulhaber 

Valeria Betancourt 

Carlos Affonso Pereira de Souza 

Avri Doria 

Alice Munyua 

Ayesha Hassan 

Vladimir Radunovic 


NOTE: Resource persons may be called upon by the moderator(s) to provide a reflection on a specific discussion thread. 


18:15-18:45 *Summary of the Day and linkages to the IGF program


Comments: Anriette Esterhuysen, Marilia Maciel, Carlos Afonso, Vladimir Radunovic, Raul Echeberría, Markus Kummer, Joe Alhadeff 

Moderator: William J. Drake 

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William Drake

International Fellow & Lecturer, University of Zurich
William J. Drake is an International Fellow and Lecturer in the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research at the University of Zurich. He is also a member of the Nominating Committee of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN); a faculty member of the European and South schools on Internet governance; and an Affiliated Researcher at the Institute for Tele-Information, Columbia University. Previous work... Read More →

Raul Echeberria

Vice President, Global Engagement, ISOC

Markus Kummer

Senior Vice President, Internet Society
Markus Kummer is Senior Vice President of the Internet Society.   He has extensive experience with Internet policy at the global, regional, and national levels. Before joining the Internet Society in February 2011, he was the Executive Coordinator of the Secretariat supporting the United Nations' Internet Governance Forum. In February 2013, he was appointed by the United Nations as Interim Chair of the Open Consultations and meetings of... Read More →


Joseph Alhadeff

Vice President for Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy Strategist, Oracle Corporation
Mr. Alhadeff is the Chief Privacy Strategist and Vice-President for Global Public Policy at Oracle Corporation, where he is responsible for coordinating and managing Oracle's international electronic commerce, privacy and Internet-related policy issues.   In addition to his role at Oracle, Mr. Alhadeff serves as Chair of the ICC Commission on the Digital Economy.  Mr. Alhadeff also serves as Vice-Chair of the United States Council for... Read More →
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Deborah Brown

Senior Project Coordinator, Association for Progressive Communications
Deborah Brown is a senior project coordinator for the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) where she focuses on internet rights advocacy and fostering good internet governance. She is on the steering committee of Best Bits, a civil society network on internet governance and internet rights. Previously as a senior policy analyst for Access, she led the organisation’s engagement in the World Summit on the Information Society review... Read More →

Kathy Brown

President and Chief Executive Officer, Internet Society
Kathryn C. Brown joined the Internet Society as President and Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2014. She is a veteran of Internet policy development and corporate responsibility initiatives that have aided in the Internet’s global expansion. Her career spans the public and private sector, including serving in the United States National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) as well as the Federal Communications Commission... Read More →

Fadi Chehade

President & CEO, ICANN

Benedicto Fonseca Filho

Ambassador Benedicto Fonseca Filho is Director of the Department of Scientific and Technological Affairs of the Ministry of External Relations, Itamaraty of Brazil. A trained diplomat by profession, since he was appointed Ambassador in 2010 he has participated in several international forums related with Internet governance issues such as IGF, the WSIS process, the CSTD, the GAC at ICANN and at Netmundial, among others

Demi Getschko

Dr. Demi Getschko is the Director and President of NIC.br and a former member of the ICANN Board. Dr. Getschko has been involved in Internet development since 1987 and was the part of the team that created the first Internet connection in Brazil. He has been the administrative contact for .br since 1989, and a member of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee since 1995. He has been involved in ISOC since 1995 and is currently the... Read More →

Jeanette Hofmann

Director of the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society

Zahid Jamil

Barrister-at-Law, Gray’s Inn, London, UK, University College London LL.B. (Hons.), UK   Legal Advisor to Board of the Commonwealth Cybercrime Initiative Chair, Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center of Pakistan for the .pk ccTLD since 2006 Chair of Developing Countries Centre for Cyber Crime and Law     Barrister Zahid Jamil is a Senior Partner with the family law firm of M/s. Jamil and Jamil, and practices in varied... Read More →

Lea Kaspar

Programme Lead, Global Partner Digital
At Global Partners Digital (GDP), Lea leads a programme of work that aims to facilitate global South civil society engagement in international debates on internet policy and governance. She provides research and analysis on a range of internet policy issues, particularly on the evolution of the internet governance ecosystem, and the role and position of key states in the global South within the current debates on global internet governance. She... Read More →
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Emma Llanso

Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy & Technology
Center for Democracy and Technology
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Marilia Maciel

Digital Policy senior researcher, DiploFoundation
Ms Marília Maciel is a Digital Policy Senior Researcher at DiploFoundation. She previously was a researcher and coordinator of the Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (CTS/FGV) in Rio de Janeiro. She serves as a councilor at ICANN´s Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) representing the Non-commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG). Marília was a member of the Executive Multistakeholder Committee, which took... Read More →

Alan Marcus

World Economic Forum

Adam Peake

Associate Professor, GLOCOM
Senior researcher at the Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM), International University of Japan. Works on telecommunications, Internet and broadband policy, and Internet governance. Adam has been active in policy-making activities for the deployment and development of the Internet since the mid-1990s, he is currently involved in ICANN and the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). He was a member of the IGF MAG, 2006 and 2007, previously... Read More →

Vladimir Radunovic

Director, E-diplomacy Programmes, DiploFoundation
Mr Vladimir Radunović has been the Programme Coordinator and a lecturer in Internet governance and e-diplomacy with DiploFoundation since 2005. He also serves as a Member of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) of the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) since 2012. He has actively participated in the global process since World Summit on Information Society in 2003, and has been a lecturer and key resource person in number of online and... Read More →
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Matthew Shears

Global Internet Policy & Human Rights, CDT
Mr. Matthew Shears is Director for Global Internet Policy and Human Rights activities at the Center for Democracy and Technology’s (CDT). He has extensive experience in Internet and telecommunications policy and governance in the non-profit, public and private sectors. He was Internet Society’s Public Policy Director, organization during the Tunis phase of the WSIS, at ITU Telecom World and at the Internet Governance Forum. From... Read More →

Monday September 1, 2014 9:00am - 6:30pm
Workshop Room 02 (Rumeli Ground Floor / Room B2)

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