[bestbits] CS meeting at IGF Paris?

Michael J. Oghia mike.oghia at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 10:56:40 EST 2018


As do I

Best,
-Michael



On Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 4:54 PM Collin Kurre <collin at article19.org> wrote:

> Thanks for that insight, Farzaneh. I support exploring the idea of
> organizing a civil society pre-event ahead of RightsCon.
>
> Best,
> Collin
>
> --
> Collin Kurre
> ARTICLE 19
>
>
>
>
> On Nov 9, 2018, at 3:00 PM, farzaneh badii <farzaneh.badii at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Just wanted to tell you why we are not having an organized CS gathering
> this year so that you can prevent it from happening next year.
>
> We used to have a civil society day arranged before the IGF. It did not
> happen this time because Jeremy (the initiator and cornerstone of these
> events)decided not to participate in this year and I was not sure whether
> I would make it either. Also IGF being cut short didn't help.
> We need a better approach for civil society pre-events. Perhaps we can
> shift the civil society meeting to pre-events for RightsCon or similar events.
> They can be shorter and not a full day.
>
> Anyhow, I think we should not drop the ball like this year because some of
> us could not make it or thought they could not.
>
>
>
> Farzaneh
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 9:54 AM Leena Romppainen <leena.romppainen at effi.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi Sheetal
>>
>> A group from Electronic Frontier Finland will be around, but we are
>> flying in on Sunday so depending on time and place we might or might not
>> make it. Please send me the info and we'll see.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Leena
>>
>>
>> On 09/11/2018 14.20, Sheetal Kumar wrote:
>>
>> Hi Collin,
>>
>> Great! I'll add you to the thread and then you can loop in colleagues who
>> are available on the Sunday to attend.
>>
>> Looking forward to seeing you soon!
>>
>> Best
>> Sheetal.
>>
>> On Fri, 9 Nov 2018 at 12:16, Collin Kurre <collin at article19.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Seetal,
>>>
>>> Chiming in to say that there will be quite a few folks from ARTICLE 19
>>> present in Paris, and we would definitely be interested in contributing to
>>> a civil society coordination meeting on Sunday.
>>>
>>> Thanks for organizing,
>>> Collin
>>>
>>> --
>>> Collin Kurre
>>> ARTICLE 19
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Oct 30, 2018, at 10:51 AM, Sheetal Kumar <sheetal at gp-digital.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Ginger
>>>
>>> As far as I know, there isn't a joint civil society/'Bestbits' meeting
>>> this year. However, a few of us are gathering on the Sunday afternoon (time
>>> & location TBC) to discuss inputs into the High Level Panel on Digital
>>> Cooperation <http://www.un.org/en/digital-cooperation-panel/>(HLPDC)
>>> process.
>>>
>>> I had floated focusing the meeting on the HLPDC with the groups that
>>> organise the civil society coordination meeting a while back and those
>>> interested and following the panel are getting together informally to
>>> discuss our inputs into the consultation.
>>>
>>> If that's of interest to anyone please let me know as soon as you can as
>>> I'll confirm the room sometime this week.
>>>
>>> Best
>>> Sheetal.
>>>
>>> On Mon, 29 Oct 2018 at 19:06, Ginger Paque <gpaque at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello all...
>>>> Are there plans for a BB or CS meeting at the IGF in Paris? I know it's
>>>> difficult with no day zero and a compressed schedule, but I'm hoping we get
>>>> together. I haven't seen anything, so please repeat the info if I missed
>>>> it. Hoping to see many of you there!
>>>> Best regards,
>>>> Ginger
>>>>
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>>>
>>>
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