Dear Listers,

Good morning. This might be of interest to some.

Apologies for cross posting and possible duplication.


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From: Faye Makane <>
Date: Mon, 4 May 2020 at 19:00
Subject: Invitation to all NRIs communities to join the NRIs process on
responding to the consultations on the Report of the High-Level Panel on
Digital Cooperation and proposed advanced model of the IGF.
Cc: Secretariat AfIGF <>

Dear All,

The United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Digital
Cooperation (HLPDC) submitted the report ‘’The Age of Digital
Interdependence’’. Report’s recommendation 5 A/B proposes possible models
for the global digital cooperation. Among these models, proposed is also an
advanced Internet Governance Forum (IGF Plus). The office of the Special
Adviser to the UN Secretary-General, the Governments of Germany and the
United Arab Emirates were named as “Champions” to facilitate the follow-up
process on the recommendation 5.

Several NRIs find as important that the NRIs also respond to these
consultations. Tomorrow, 5 May at 14 pm UTC during the live webinar, these
NRIs will explain the importance of the NRIs response to these
consultations and introduce the process for developing the consolidated
NRIs response. A former co-director of the HLPDC Secretariat and ex-officio
Panel member, Dr Jovan Kurbalija, will be the special guest, reminding on
basics of the HLPDC’s Recommendation 5 A/B. You are cordially invited and
encouraged to join this webinar.

NRIs WEBINAR on HLPDC Report Consultations (focus on IGF Plus)
5 May 2020 at 14:00 p.m. UTC

Register to access Zoom-hosted webinar in advance:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing
information about joining the meeting.

Best regards,
Makane Faye
African IGF Secretariat

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