Internet Governance Forum: Renewal of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group of IGF

The mandate of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group of the Internet Governance Forum has been extended, and the Dynamic Coalition on Open Standards would like to submit the following 6 names.

The deadline for the submission of the names is the 21th of May, the renewed group will prepare the next Internet Governance Forum meeting, to be held in Hyderabad, India, on 3 to 6 December.

From the United Nations press release:

The Advisory Group will renew up to one third of its members within each stakeholder group. All relevant stakeholder groups, representing Governments, private sector and civil society, including the academic and technical communities will submit names to the Internet Governance Forum Secretariat.

Proposed nominations do not include any of the DCOS Government members, while the join nomination includes three representatives of DCOS Civil Society members (considering FSFE enlisted among Industry members by mistake).

I would suggest DCOS to consider to include at least one government member.

About DCOS.
The Dynamic Coalition on Open Standards (DCOS) was created at the Athens Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in November 2006. Our mission is to provide government policy makers and other stakeholders with useful tools to make informed decisions to preserve the current open architecture of the Internet and the World Wide Web, which together provide a knowledge ecosystems that has profoundly shaped the multiplier effect of global public goods and improved economic and social welfare.

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