Asia Pacific Regional IGF 2015 at Macao

Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) 2015 will be held from 30 June to 3 July at the Macau University of Science & Technology, Macao, which is being hosted by HNET.Asia

APrIGF is also committed to engage next generation on the Internet governance discussions at Youth IGF, which is being held in parallel.

APrIGF 2015 @ MACAO will be held in conjunction with an annual local telecommunications event,CommunicMacau Expo, from 3 to 5 July 2015.

Note: After successful workshops at APrIGF-2013@Seoul and APrIGF-2014@NewDelhi, Internet Governance Forum of Pakistan is very much motivated to participate in the Regional IGF Forum this year too and willing to conduct workshop/ meetings at Macao. We hope for the stakeholder active participation to discuss common IG Related issues and advocacy of agenda items held at this regional Internet Governance Forum.

Workshop at APrIGF 2014

IGFPAK Workshop Title: “Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters

Internet Governance of Pakistan (IGFPak) is organizing its second workshop at 5th Conference of Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (5th APrIGF 2014 at Delhi, India).

Date: 6th August 2014 (Wed)
Time: 10:30 – 12:00 (New Delhi, Time)
Venue: Tapas 3, Crowne Plaza, Greater Noida, Delhi, India,

Remote Participation:  Links: Video / Text / Adobe Connect

IGF Pakistan has achieved support from various organizations and individuals. The final list of the panelist is as follows:Speakers2014

Workshop Organizer: Imran Ahmed Shah
Co-Organizer & Moderator: Babu Ram Aryal, President ISOC, Nepal
Co-Organizer: Rajesh Chharia, ISPAI, India
Moderator: Mr. Pavan Duggal

Registration Open for APrIGF 2014

Registration to attend APrIGF 2014 conference at Delhi, India is now open. You may visit url http://2014.rigf.asia/registration/ and fill up the registration form.

If you need any assistance on VISA application, please kindly contact registration2014@ispai.in

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Some important links:
Detail about the APrIGF forum may be found at: http://www.aprigf.asia/index.html
Information about APrIGF 2014: http://2014.rigf.asia/
Agenda of APrIGF 2014: http://2014.rigf.asia/agenda/

Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters (Secure and Civilized Internet for the Innocent Minds & Next Generation):
Detail about IGF Pak workshop at APrIGF 2014 is scheduled at 10:30 (India Time) on 6th August 2014 under Security Track (Tapas3) at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Greater Noida, Delhi, India.

Remote Participation:
The facility for remote participation will also be available. Further detail may please be find at the detail information of each meeting/workshop.

IGFPAK Workshop proposal accepted

Proposal for the Workshop on “Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters” has been accepted by the APriGF Selection Committee 2014.

IGF Pakistan will conduct this workshop at new Delhi, India and confirming the panelists from different countries in the region. It is also suggested to include some panelists from India and its neighbor countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Pakistan. Deadline for the confirmation of speakers is 24th June 2014.

Invite Us to Conduct “Summer Camp”

IGF Pakistan is running a campaign for the necessary awareness of our next generation, their teachers, parents and guardians making them ready to compete with the recent challenges of 3G / 4G, Mobile Devices and in absence of Cyber Security/ Cyber Crime Law. IGFPAK may conduct a workshop or Summer Camp at your institution to deliver a set of knowledgeable information about Online Security & Safety, Privacy & Human Rights for protection of users and definition about the safe and clean contents according to the identification of age base Internet users groups and constituencies.

If you are agreed with the IGF Pak mission and interested to setup a “Summer Camp” on “Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters” for the awareness and improvement of student, teachers, parents/ guardians, please send us proposal by 1st June 2014.

Please send your CFP through email onto: info (at) IGFPak (dot) Org with a subject of “CFP for Summer Camp 2014″.

Call for Expression of Interest to Serve in the Community

IGF Pakistan is planning to organize a campaign for the necessary awareness of our next generation, their teachers, parents and guardians making them ready to compete with the recent challenges of 3G / 4G, Mobile Devices and in absence of Cyber Security/ Cyber Crime Law.

In order to achieve milestone of capacity building and improvement IGF Pak is planning to serve in the community and taking a little step to conducting “Summer Camp” with the title of “Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters“.

The purpose of the Summer Camp is to deliver a set of knowledgeable information about Online Security & Safety, Privacy & Human Rights for protection of users and definition about the safe and clean contents according to the identification of age base Internet users groups and constituencies. IGF Pak also support the innovative ideas like dotKID(S), or dotBaby, Internet Address for each newborn baby, Separate Internet Devices, Separate Browsers, Separate Search Engine databases with identification of Approved and Recommended Websites & Web/Mobile Apps for the age-base users like Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters.

IGFPAK invites Expression of Interest from experts of the related fields like Professionals of Information Security, Internet Security, Human Rights Protection, Child Health & Safety and related representatives of Civil Society to Serve Voluntarily in your local Community.

Please send your EoI through email onto: info (at) IGFPak (dot) Org.

Nomination for Asia-Pacific ISLA 2014 submitted

Nominations of Dr ShengKai Wang on his “Information Security Leadership, Authoring Information Security Risk Assessment and Workforce Improvement Projects” for 8th ISLA Awards for Information Security Professionals.

Dr ShengKai Wang has supported in organizing IGFPAK Workshop on ”Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters” at APrIGF 2013 @ Seoul Conference. His book on “Information Security Risk Assessment” is recognized by Institutional level and is being taught in many Universities in China.

IGFPAK Proposed Workshop for APrIGF 2014

IGF Pakistan has submitted following two workshop proposals for the APrIGF 2014.

1. Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters
2. Internet for Local Languages and IDN cc/gTLDs

First workshop is proposed with the title of ‘Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters‘, which is consistent to the previous workshop held at APrIGF 2013 @ Seoul on 6th Sep, 2013. In order to implementation the idea of Civilized Internet for peaceful, secure and healthy atmosphere of the Internet Sphere, Global Consortium has to be establishment by engaging Internet Users Constituencies and all Stakeholders for common dialogue.

Proposed topics for the agenda of first workshop includes the followings:

1. Security: Online Safety/ Protection & Legislation for Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters Internet.
2. Legislation: Privacy & Human Rights and Obligations for Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters
3. Innovation: Creative Ideas to be supported like new IDN gTLDs e.g dotKID(S), or dotBaby
4. Recognition: Invites stakeholders to represent collective or individual efforts, acknowledge their
initiatives, and develop central repository highlighting achievements.
5. Desirable Internet: (Let us implement Civilized Internet)
6. Way forward…

A tentative list of speakers has been submitted along with the proposal which is consisting on the names of last year panelists.

Internet was developed in English language, (consisting on ASCII codes). Some of the efforts for Multi-Lingual Domain Names were made in past (1999 ans 2000), as VeriSign announced in its 24 August 2000 “Network Solutions Registry Multilingual Domain Name Position Paper“. However, this initial experience was not successfully launched to cover up the global needs. Second activity was made with the huge efforts of different groups and linguistic experts to develop alternate to multilingual domain names, which was named as Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA) and its mechanism was defined in 2003 and it was claimed that this mechanism is being developed for handling internationalized domain names containing non-ASCII characters. Upto 2008, it was decided to launch the country code names under the mechanism of IDNA. During the Policy Development Process for IDN ccTLDs Fast Track Program, the founder of Linguistic Internet Council, Urdu Internet Society, Mr Imran Ahmed Shah has contributed his efforts and successfully convinced ICANN to remove the limitation of two letters as a name string for country codes in contrast to .pk or .sa, like ccTLDs, and to have a meaningful abbreviation of the country/ territory name, and with the consultation of the linguistic experts of the specific community. His another success was getting the approval for the waiver of Application Fee of US$26,000 for Developing Economies.  Finally this program of ‘Multi-Lingual Domain Names’ was launched with the name of IDN ccTLDs Fast Track Program in 2009. Next activity was made to extend same IDNA pattern with the new gTLD program. According to Imran Ahmed Shah, to date there is no true multilingual Internet System is formed yet to support the native languages of the global Internet Users Constituencies. He claim that the IDN system is just a front-end morphing arrangement just for the satisfaction of non-English Internet Users constituencies.

Second Workshop is proposed by Imran Ahmed Shah for APrIGF 2014 with the title of “Internet for Local Languages and IDN cc/gTLDs” and to cover the following thematic areas of Interest:

1. Principles and Roadmap for Internet Governance (IDN, IDNA, IDN cc/gTLDs, Uni/Punycode)
2. Enhanced Cooperation & the Multi-stakeholder model (Native and Linguistic Communities)
3. Globalization of ICANN and the IANA function (Delivery of Multilingual Internet/ Domains)
4. Regional perspectives and differences in Internet Governance (Native and Linguistic Communities)
5. Cross-border issues in the Asia Pacific region
6. Supporting linguistic diversity
7. Internet access: Last mile and Mobile (Native and Linguistic Features & Functionality)
8. Internet access for remote communities: the First Mile (Native and Linguistic Communities)
9. Consumer Protection for users of global Internet services
10. Reconciliation & sharing of best practices in the Justice Sector
11. Internet business in the Asia Pacific region
12. Virtual goods and virtual currencies
13. Internet for socio-economic development

The name of the panelists has to be defined yet.

Call for Nominations – Asia-Pacific ISLA 2014

(ISC) Opens Nominations for Eighth Annual Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements Program

Nominations Open for Leaders in the Cybersecurity who have Inspired Innovation, Dedication and Best Practices

Hong Kong, April 9, 2014 – (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with nearly 100,000 members worldwide, today announced the opening of nominations for its eighth annual Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements (Asia-Pacific ISLATM) Program. A gala dinner to honor this year’s honorees will be held on July 24 in conjunction with SecureAsia@Beijing Conference, the annual (ISC)² Asia-Pacific regional security leadership 2-day conference held this year in Beijing, China.

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The Asia-Pacific ISLA Program, launched in 2007 as part of the (ISC)2 global Awards Program, recognizes the ongoing commitment by information security leaders in Asia-Pacific to build a highly qualified and ethical information security workforce. Program recognition is independent of professional certification, and professionals can be nominated in three distinct categories: Senior Information Security Professional; Managerial Professional for an Information Security Project; and Information Security Practitioner. 

A nominations review committee, comprised of members from the (ISC)2 Asian Advisory Board (AAB) and previous Asia-Pacific ISLA honorees, will review all applications based upon the selection criteria and eligibility requirements. For a list of nominations review committee members, please visit https://www.isc2.org/asia-pacific-isla-nomination-review-committee/Default.aspx.

“(ISC)² is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and we’re focusing much of our efforts on building the security professionals of the future,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP, executive director, (ISC)². “We aim to inspire entrance into the industry early and keep them on a robust and growing career path. The Asia-Pacific ISLA Program is the ideal venue to honor individuals who have raised the bar for those currently in and just entering the information security profession in the region. I look forward to celebrating with this year’s honorees, amongst peers and dignitaries in Beijing, China.”

For more details about the program and nomination criteria, please visit https://www.isc2.org/isla/default.aspx.

To view the 2013 showcased honorees’ achievements, please visit https://www.isc2.org/isla-showcased-projects.aspx.

The 8th Annual (ISC)²® Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA Asia-Pacific) Program Call for Nominations will be closed on May 12, 2014.

Held annually by (ISC)² in cooperation with our Asian Advisory Board, the ISLA Program recognizes Information Security and Management Professionals in the Asia-Pacific region for their outstanding leadership and achievements in workforce improvement.

In this issue, we feature some of the outstanding honorees from 2013 ISLA and see how they talked about their showcased infosec projects.

The following categories are available for nomination:

  • Senior Information Security Professional
  • Managerial Professional for an Information Security Project
  • Information Security Practitioner
  • Senior Information Security Professional (examples include: CSO, CISO, information security manager or senior security manager with significant information security management responsibilities) who has significantly contributed to the enhancement of the information security workforce by demonstrating a leadership role in any information security workforce improvement initiative, program or project. Candidates in this category typically should have at least ten years of work experience, seven of which are directly related to information security.
  • Managerial Professional for an Information Security Project (non-information security professional examples include: CIO, CFO, program/project manager, etc.) who has significantly contributed to the enhancement of the information security workforce by demonstrating a leadership role in any information security workforce improvement initiative, program or project. Candidates in this category typically should have at least ten years of work experience and occupy a senior-level position within their organization.
  • Information Security Practitioner who has distinguished him/herself for implementing and/or managing the implementation of a component of a security program (examples include: managing a security awareness and training program, conducting difficult, complex security evaluations, etc.) Candidates in this category typically should have at least six years of work experience, three of which are directly related to information security.

Since 2007, the ISLA Program has recognized over 180 outstanding honorees in over 10 Asia-Pacific
economies. Regardless of professional certification held, all candidates who meet the nomination criteria will be recognized at a gala dinner held in conjunction with SecureAsia@Beijing Conference,the annual (ISC)² Asia-Pacific regional security leadership 2-day conference held this year in Beijing, China.

Nominations close on May 12, 2014

Please download the pdf form using Internet Explorer AP-ISLA-Nomination-Form for 2014, and send your nominations to info(at)IGFPAK(dot)org by 9th May for in-time review, process, short list and submit the nominations from IGFPAK/UISoc/Linguistic-Internet-Council for AP Region.

IGFPAK Calls proposals for Workshop at APrIGF 2014

IGFPAK invite proposals and recommendations to conduct Workshop at APrIGF 2014, New Delhi, India.

IGF Pakistan has received suggestion from active members to avail the opportunity to conduct its workshop or meeting at APrIGF 2014 which is being held in new Delhi, India from 3-6 August 2014.

Contents and the topic of the proposed meeting or workshop should be based on the themes of APrIGF 2014.

Some of the members has proposed to conduct the workshop on the same title “Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters” consistent to the previous workshop held at APrIGF 2013 @ Seoul on 6th Sep, 2013. In order to implement the agenda of the Civilized Internet for our next generation, the innocent minds, is dependent to the establishment of global consortium. It is being suggested us to extend the call for the global cooperation in the region and deliver the same theme at APrIGF 2014. So, if you like this idea, please write us.

Please arrange to send your proposals to (info at IGFPak dot org) as early as 3rd April 2014 to finalize and submit to the APrIGF Secretariat and to meet their final deadline for submission is 9th April 2014 (Wed).

Send your workshop proposals of not more than 500 words with the below format to (info at IGFPak.org):

  • Title of the Workshop
  • Thematic area of interest
  • Specific Issues of Discussions & Description
  • Expected format and Target panel members
  • Full name, affiliation and contact details of the workshop organizer

Call for Nominations – IGF MAG Renewal 2014

The Internet Governance Forum’s Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) has been instrumental in planning the programme of the annual IGF meetings. Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has requested nominations from all stakeholder groups, according to the established principles and practices of MAG on the rotation and selection of its members. Governments, the private sector, civil society, and technical community should submit names of candidates from developed and developing countries as well as from economies in transition. Successful nominees will become part of MAG for a period of one year and will contribute to the multi-stakeholder consultation process, bringing the perspectives of their respective groups on Internet governance. Group nominees should be members who have actively participated in IGF meetings and activities in the past. As in previous years, stakeholder groups can resubmit the names of current MAG members for re-election and are expected to publicize the selection and nomination process. The aim is to rotate one third of MAG members. IGF PAK disseminate this information through this forum that Nominations are welcomed by IGF Secretariat from all the stakeholders directly, via email: magrenewal2014(at)intgovforum.org, using the attached submission template.
Please submit the names of nominees to the IGF Secretariat by 1 December 2013, if sending directly.

Selection and Operation Principles:

(i) MAG members are selected to achieve a balance among all stakeholder groups, while retaining regional and gender representation, according to established procedures;

(ii) All MAG members serve in their personal capacity but are expected to have extensive linkages with their respective stakeholder groups;

(iii) The main task of MAG is to provide advice on the programme and main themes of the next meeting of the IGF;

(iv) MAG members are expected to attend two to three MAG meetings in Geneva, Switzerland, in addition to the annual IGF meeting. They should participate actively in the preparatory process throughout the year, through engagement in the online multilateral dialogue among MAG members;

(v) MAG meetings are open to Intergovernmental organizations.

How to submit Nominations through IGFPAK:
However, IGF Pak will be coordinating between national resources and IGF Secretariat as per last year. All constituencies and stakeholders are invited to submit their nomination at info (at) IGFPak (dot)org using the attached submission template. Due to short time schedule, it is requested to submit the nomination by 25th Nov 2013.

Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers & Youngsters

IGFPAK Workshop with the Title of “Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters“, Aligned with the APrIGF Proposed ThemeSecure, Convenient, Vibrant, Equivalent, and Desirable Internet” is successfully conducted during APrIGF 2013 Conference at SUNY, Seoul, South Korea on 6th September 2013.

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Information about IGFPAK Workshop is available on following links:

APrIGF Website References:
Workshop Agenda/ Plan: http://2013.rigf.asia/workshop-32/
Workshop Archive information: http://2013.rigf.asia/day3/ locate under Security Track
Workshop Video:    http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/38308039
Transcript:            Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters
Slides:                  Imran Ahmad ShahMinsik Choi.

Summary:             Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters

 

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Summary/ Abstract of the Presentation of IGFPAK Representative (Imran Ahmed Shah)

Foundation of Internet for The Innocent Minds & Next Generation (by Imran Ahmad Shah):
Being the organizer, Imran was the first speaker of the workshop. He said that he believes about the purpose of 2013-APrIGF proposed theme was to invite Enhanced Cooperation among Internet Users Constituencies and all stakeholders to ensure that the standardization of code of ethics ‘بنیادی ضابطہ اخلاق’ is properly implemented according to the fundamental needs of the Internet Communities. If there is a gap founded in the policies and reported or suggested at local or national level, should be highlighted at global level to engage global policy development institutions. He invited extending focus of global organizations for a common dialogue understanding the regional needs of good governance towards a Secure, Convenient, Vibrant, Equivalent and Desirable Internet. Emphasizing on the need of the time to evaluate the current Internet System, contents and users, he said that “we should know that what kind of contents we have, what kind of safety & protection we are providing to our users and what kind of Internet we are handing over to Our Next Generation, to THE INNOCENT MINDS”. He asked Internet Users Constituencies and all other stakeholders for their cooperation in the establishment of fundamental code of ethics for a good, clean healthy and useful Internet that should be secure and accessible for everyone living anywhere in the world and without any fear or any threat to the end users. He described it as the fundamental need for peaceful and healthy atmosphere of the Internet Sphere.

He discussed about the awareness and mechanism of Online Security & Safety, Privacy & Human Rights for protection of users and definition about the safe and clean contents identification and delivery to the age base Internet users groups and constituencies. He also highlighted the obligations for Source Provides for abuse Internet Contents (such as pornography, hacking and phishing) and need for the global legislation against them. He asked to unite all global organizations who are working on the same theme for the safety & protection of kids from Online Threats, on a single platform to share their experience and deliver it to the Internet Communities jointly and globally.

He also shown support for the innovative ideas like dotKID(S), or dotBaby, Internet Address for each newborn baby, Separate Internet Devices, Browsers, search engine databases, Web/Mobile Apps for the age-base users like Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters.

He strongly recommended the development of a certified white-list for the categorization & classification of Networks, Utilities, Web-Apps, Cloud Hosting Services, Websites & Contents (either that are related to text, audio or video base contents or contents delivery). One of the mechanisms he elaborated was the contents rating system through meta tags. He invited global cooperation to support one of his forthcoming request to the IETF to release a new RFC for standardization & compulsory identification of Internet Contents & Utilities.

Some important speakers like Dr Wang Shengkai (CNNIC, China, Remote Participation) could not join the workshop due to technical problems with the Sympodium and Remote Participation application.

Due to time constraint, few participants could not share their views or ask the questions.

Foundation of a Civilized Internet:
He set forth the Foundation of a Civilized Internet for The Innocent Minds, for our Next Generation. He also elaborated a wish list in detail for this Secure, Convenient, Vibrant, Equivalent and Desirable Internet. At the end of his presentation, he said that Civilized Internet is only possible with the Global engagement and sharing social responsibilities, whereas the Secure and Safe Database of Contents and Utilities are only possible by a unique global certification association and trustworthy authority to serve in local communities according to their national bylaws for the benefit of a common user. He again invited Users & Business Constituencies and all stakeholders to join their hands together with him for enhanced cooperation for the formation of a global consortium as a trustworthy council for the practical implementation of this Civilized Internet. During bilateral discussion in the workshop other important presenters were YJ Park (SUNY Korea, Korea), Minsik Choi (Ph.D) KINTERNET, Yuliya Morenets (TaC-Together against Cybercrime International Executive Director, EU/France, Remote Participation) and Ms Yannis Li (dotKIDS Foundation) who also elaborated their experience and comments. Minsik Choi (Ph.D) KINTERNET Explained that how they already have developed, implemented a mechanism and related legislations to support the Governance for the Internet of Teenagers and Youngsters.

Conclusion & Further Comments:
Multi-stakeholders should cooperate for the formation of a global consortium as a trustworthy council for the practical implementation of this Civilized Internet which has become the fundamental need for peaceful and healthy atmosphere of the Internet Sphere.

Youth Internet Governance Forum at APrIGF Seoul

Youth Internet Governance Forum at Seoul, during APrIGF conference 4-6 Sep, 2013. Fadi Chehadé, President and CEO, ICANN, who was sharing ICANN’s regional engagement plans to support wider collaboration in the management and coordination for youth within the Asia Pacific region.

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In a short meeting with Fadi Chehadé, President and CEO ICANN, informed IGF Pak president that ICANN is organizing regional cooperation framework and Multi-Stakeholders involvement very shortly.

He also expressed his deep interest in coordination in Asia Pacific and deputed his representative Mr Kuek Yu-Chuang ICANN’s (vice president for global stakeholder engagement for the Asia Region and managing director of its Singapore hub office) to attend to attend IGFPAK workshop “Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters” because he has to leave go Istanbul for his address very next day.

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Later on Mr Kuek Yu-Chuang also has to leave Korea, and Mr Jia-Rong Low ICANN’s Head of Strategy and Initiatives for the Asia Pacific has attended the IGFPAK workshop “Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters” on 6th Sep. He is stationed in ICANN’s Asia Hub in Singapore, and promoting regional participation in ICANN’s multi-stakeholder model among government, business and civil society.

Panelists for the Workshop at APrIGF 2013

List of the Speakers for the Workshop on “Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters” has been finalized.

Target Panel Members:

  • YJ Park (SUNY Korea, Korea)
  • Donghwan Oh (KISA, Korea)
  • Wang Shengkai (CNNIC, China, Remote Participation)
  • Elaine Chung (DotAsia, Hongkong)
  • David Ng (DotKids, Hongkong, Remote Participation)
  • Yuliya Morenets (TaC-Together against Cybercrime International Executive Director, EU/France, Remote Participation)
  • Imran Ahmad Shah (Urdu Internet Society, Internet Governance Forum of Pakistan, Pakistan)
  • Razi Iqbal (Youth Leader IGF Pakistan, Pakistan, Remote Participation)
  • Irfan Shahid (Executive Member IGF Pakistan & UISoc, Founder of Aeon Telecom, Pakistan, Pakistan, Remote Participation)
  • Yannis Li (dotKIDS Foundation)

Organizer:

Imran Ahmad Shah

Visit on workshop page for more detail: http://2013.rigf.asia/workshop-32/

REMOTE PARTICIPATION:

Remote participation will be available for the Paternalist and Remote Participants:
Host Organization is arranging this facility through Adobe Connect and further information will be updated soon.

Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters

A common title for the workshop is finalized.

IGFPAK Workshop Title:
Governance for the Internet of Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters

Aligned with the APrIGF Proposed Theme :
Secure, Convenient, Vibrant, Equivalent, and Desirable Internet

The purpose of AP regional IGF proposed theme of is to invite enhanced cooperation of, Users, Business Constituencies and Stakeholders to ensure the standardization of code of ethics ‘ضابطہ اخلاق’ and Internet Communities commitment of good governance towards:
Secure, Convenient, Vibrant, Equivalent and Desirable Internet.

Through the proposed workshop, we invite extending focus of Internet Communities for the governance of the Internet sphere forOur Next GenerationTHE INNOCENT MINDS’.

Important Links:

APrIGF Website: http://2013.rigf.asia/aprigf/

IGFPAK Workshop: http://2013.rigf.asia/workshop-32/

Thematic Area of Interest:
1. Security: Online Safety/ Protection & Legislation for Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters Internet.

2. Legislation: Privacy & Human Rights and Obligations for Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters

3. Innovation: Creative Ideas to be supported like new IDN gTLDs e.g dotKID(S), or dotBaby

4. Recognition: Invites stakeholders to represent collective or individual efforts, acknowledge their initiatives, and develop central repository highlighting achievements.

5. Desirable Internet:  It is time for the foundation of a Civilized Internet.
Similar to Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), (who prepare a list of Adult Contents that has to be blocked by ISPs by default), it is strongly recommended to develop a white-list through some automatic mechanism/procedure for the categorization/classification of Networks, Utilities, Cloud Hosting Service, Websites & Contents. We have to identify what is right, what is safe for our innocent minds: Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters.
Wish List: Wish list of civilized Internet includes:

  • Certified of Databases Web Contents, Pages and Websites
  • Common Search Engines
  • Promote Informative & Educational Materials
  • The development of Multi O/S Internet Browsers
  • Free & Easy Internet Access (on Internet enabled Kids Devices) at their home and Schools
  • Email Systems (e.g. KidsEmail.org)
  • Safe and Vibrant Social Networking Websites
  • Multilogue Platform for Governance of ‘Internet for Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters
  • Engaging Children’s Guardians & Teachers for Dialogue on Code of Conduct
  • Advocacy for Legislation: National and International Anti-Cybercrime-Law is required for the protection of innocent minds of our next generation.

6.    Enhanced Cooperation for Standardization of Code of Ethics:

  • Desirable Internet for Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters
  • Development of Secure and Safe Database of Contents and Utilities.
  • We invite Users/Business Constituencies and all stakeholders, Let Us join our hands together for the formation of a global consortium and form a Secure, ConvenientVibrant,Equivalent, and Desirable ‘Internet for Kids, Teenagers and Youngsters