[IRPCoalition] Brazil Meeting -Joint Civil Society Letter to Organizers (yi)

joy joy at apc.org
Fri Nov 29 05:30:54 EET 2013

thanks Marilyn
On 29/11/2013 7:02 a.m., Marianne Franklin wrote:
> Dear all
> The text of the joint civil society letter that was sent to the
> Brazilian hosts for the upcoming meeting next year is pasted below fyi:
>   Joint civil society letter on appointment of representatives to
>   Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance
> November 25, 2013
> To
> Mr. Paulo Bernardo Silva, Minister of Communications -- Minicom;
> Mr. Virgilio Almeida, Secretary for Information Technology Policy at
> the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation -- MCTI;
> Mr. Valdir Simão, Special Assessor for the Presidency;
> Emb. Benedicto Fonseca, Director of the Department of Scientific and
> Technological Affairs of the Minister of External Relations -- MRE;
> Mr. Harmut Glaser, Secretariat of the Brazilian Internet Steering
> Committee -- CGI.br
> We, as representatives of four networks that include civil society
> organizations and individuals involved in Internet governance, are
> writing with reference to preparations for the Global Multistakeholder
> Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance that is planned to be
> held in São Paulo, Brazil by April 2014.
> During the eighth Internet Governance Forum in Bali this year, many of
> us met in person, and some others participated remotely and agreed
> that the following persons would be delegated to serve as interim
> Liaisons from across these networks for purposes of planning the
> Global Meeting:
> * Ms Joana Varon Ferraz, Center for Technology and Society (CTS/FGV)
> * Ms Carolina Rossini, New American Foundation
> * Mr Carlos A. Afonso, Nupef Institute
> * Ms Laura Tresca, Article XIX Brasil
> This letter is to express our continuing support for this arrangement
> as planning for the meeting takes shape. The above interim Liaisons
> shall remain at disposal of the Brazilian authorities in all matters
>  pertaining to the organization of the Global Meeting, and we urge
> that our Liaisons should in the context of these preparations be
> invited to all meetings with all other constituencies as full
> participants in this process. We support their work and look forward
> to hearing of progress in their reports back to our networks that are
> made up of a broad constituency of civil society groups and
> individuals. They have our trust and support.
> If you have any inquiries about the above matter, please do not
> hesitate to contact us at any time, either directly or through the
> above Liaisons.
> Yours sincerely,
> Best Bits Interim Steering Committee (steering at lists.bestbits.net)
> IRP Coalition (info at irpcharter.org)
> Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro and Norbert Bollow, coordinators of the
> Internet Governance Caucus (coordinators at igcaucus.org)
> Association for Progressive Communications -- APC (anriette at apc.org)
> November, 25th, 2013
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