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Stephanie's Blog – October 2013 Archive (5)

Day 4 at #IGF2013

It’s the last day of a hectic week. Hectic for many of those in Bali who have been busy organising and participating in workshops, and hectic for many remote participants who have had to wake up very early or sleep very late to make up for the difference in timezones.

Internet surveillance was the main topic on the Taking Stock/Emerging Issues session agenda; a panel of speakers, moderated by…


Added by Stephanie on October 29, 2013 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Day 3 at #IGF2013

Unless you’re attending the IGF in person, it is generally quite difficult to get a grasp of the general mood and temperature at the meeting. Our Diplo team on the ground, however, did tell us that by Day 3, the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre had lost many IGF participants to the beautiful beaches in the Bali area!

For Diplo, Day 3 was a…


Added by Stephanie on October 29, 2013 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Day 2 at #IGF2013

Many of the Day 2 workshops focused on multistakeholderism, including the main session which focused on Principles of Multistakeholder Cooperation, and Diplo’s workshop 57 on Making Multistakeholderism More Equitable and Transparent, co-organised with the Multilingual Internet Group.

Our Diplo team on the ground reported that a debated issue related to the selection process involved in choosing non-governmental stakeholders, given that they are generally not…


Added by Stephanie on October 25, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Day 1 at #IGF2013

Day 0 was characterised by the High-Level Leaders' meeting, and other pre-event workshops and events, which I referred to in my Day 0 blog post.

On Day 1, the main session focused on the role of governments in the IGF and the multistakeholder model. Once again, many high-level representatives took the floor to talk about trust in governments, surveillance, and the multistakeholder…


Added by Stephanie on October 25, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Day 0 at #IGF2013

It is simply impossible to participate in all the workshops and sessions organised during the four-day IGF, as many of them run simultaneously.

A good way to see what we've missed in other sessions is by reading what others had to say. Apart from running the many workshops and sessions Diplo organised, my Diplo colleagues on the ground have also been giving their impressions after each IGF day, starting from Day 0, last…


Added by Stephanie on October 25, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments



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