Three intersessional multistakeholder Contact Groups develop concrete proposals for policy standards and operational solutions based on the Ottawa Roadmap. The result of their work will be released in April 2019 for preparatory consultations, and serve as official input into the 3rd Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network. In Berlin, delegates will then have the opportunity to discuss modalities for joint action to enhance policy coherence, and how to structure further work in the Policy Network.
These concrete proposals for the 3rd Global Conference are developed by multistakeholder Contact Groups of the three thematic Programs of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network:
At the 2nd Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, organized in partnership with the Government of Canada on February 26-28, 2018, over 200 senior-level stakeholders from more than 40 countries adopted the Ottawa Roadmap (download the full outcome document).
The Ottawa Roadmap consists of agreed upon Common Objectives and Work Plans to foster policy coherence and joint action for each of the three current Programs of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network:
To implement the Ottawa Roadmap, three multistakeholder Contact Groups with over 100 members were established to develop with the full support of the I&J Secretariat proposals for policy standards and operational solutions based on the Work Plans adopted in Ottawa for the Data & Jurisdiction, Content & Jurisdiction and Domains & Jurisdiction Programs of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network. They are comprised of key actors from all five continents from governments, Internet companies, technical operators, civil society, leading universities and international organizations.