[IRP] Second Latin American and Caribbean Preparatory Meeting for the IGF

Max Senges max
Tue Jul 14 02:21:09 EEST 2009

Hola Graciela, Carlos, Ginger, Olga, Jaco y todos los participantes de
america latina

is there interest in organizing a Rights and Principles related workshop
during the Latin American IGF?


On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Graciela Selaimen <graciela at rits.org.br>wrote:

> Dear all,
> [sorry for cross posting]
> The registrations for the Second Latin American and Caribbean Preparatory
> Meeting for the IGF are now open. The meeting will be held in Rio de
> Janeiro, in August, 2009.
> The proposal of the regional preparatory meetings of the IGF is being
> considered since the Rio de Janeiro's IGF meeting in 2007, when it was
> identified the need for a more intense regionalization of the IGF process.
> In the Egypt meeting there will be specific spaces in the schedule for
> regional inputs, where there will be presented the priorities of each
> region, discussed in the preparatory meetings. To effectively take advantage
> of the space dedicated to Latin America and the Caribbean, the Nupef
> Institute, RITS, APC, (Association for Progressive Communications) and
> LACNIC (Latin American and Caribbean Internet Registry) are organizing the
> Second Latin American and Caribbean Preparatory Meeting for the IGF - that
> will happen in Rio de Janeiro from August 11th to August 13th, at the Novo
> Mundo Hotel. This meeting has the goal to inform and raise awareness among
> LAC players about the topics and discussions of the global IGF, to promote
> the debate on central topics of the IGF 2009 and to identify the priorities
> of the region in each of the topics.
> The first meeting was organized by the same institutions, in Montevideo, in
> 2008, and brought important inputs for the debates that occured in the IGF
> Hyderabad.
> Detailed information about the agenda and the event organization is
> avalable in the following web
> site: http://www.nupef.org.br/igf/english/
> For further information about the Internet Governance Forum please visit:
> http://www.intgovforum.org/ <http://www.intgovforum.org/>
> Results and information of the Regional Preparatory Meeting of the IGF
> 2008:
> http://lacnic.net/en/eventos/mvd2008/igf.html
> regards,
> Graciela
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