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

Ginger Paque gpaque
Tue Jul 14 14:48:00 EEST 2009

Hi Max and all,
I would be interested, but do not know if the agenda is set. Graciela 
could tell us.

I think rights and principles is an especially important area for LA 
right now.

What do others say?


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