Indonesian CSOs for IGF2013


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Indonesian CSOs for IGF2013

  1. 1. How The Indonesian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)Formulate 7 Key Issues and 3 Alternative Main Themes for #IGF2013 facilitated by: ID-CONFIG email: | web: This is a living document. Version 6 / February 21st, 2013
  2. 2. • The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multi- stakeholder forum for policy dialogue on issues of Internet governance. It brings together all stakeholders in the Internet governance debate, whether they represent governments, the private sector or civil society, including the technical and academic community, on an equal basis and through an open and inclusive process. The establishment of the IGF was formally announced by the United Nations Secretary-General in July 2006 and it was first convened in October–November 2006. * *)
  3. 3. 1st CSOs Discussion (28/09/2012) Data Protection Cyber Filtering & Surveillance Attack Blocking Topics of Data Net Interest: Retention Neutrality Freedom Topics of Access of Interest: Expression Digital Intellectual Privacy Divide Property Inter- ceptionIn this initial discussion, a number of representatives of CSOswere conduct open and free discussion about any topicsbased on their own specialization and competence.
  4. 4. • According to the “Internet Governance” book (Kurbalija, 2010), there are 5 main baskets: 1. Infrastructure dan Standardization (IS) 2. Law (L) 3. Economy (E) 4. Development (D) 5. Social & Culture (SC)Representatives of CSOs were then asked to read or overviewthe book of Internet Governance. At least to understand thedistribution of topics in several major baskets.
  5. 5. The 1st Indonesian IGF (01/11/2012) ID-IGF Declaration Participants from Multistakeholders Multistakeholders RepresentativeIGF Indonesia for the first time held on 1 Nov 2012 in Jakarta.This activity involves multiple stakeholders (gov, private, civilsoc) for the preparation process as well as topics selection. Bloggers from East to West Islands of Indonesia
  6. 6. Indonesian CSOs Network for Internet Governance (ID-CONFIG) launched at 12/12/12ID-CONFIG is a forum in Indonesia on Internet Governance which aims to facilitateinformation exchange among its members. ID-CONFIGs main perspectives are freedom ofonline expression and human rights. One of the short term goals for ID-CONFIG is tofacilitate and take an active part in communication, collaboration and communication withother related stakeholders as mandated in IGF which consists of civil society, private sectorand government. ID-CONFIG is proactively exert the effort to drive transparent andaccountable dialogue among related stakeholders. The overall goal of ID-CONFIG is toimprove Internet Governance in Indonesia with substantial involvement of all thestakeholders. The establishment of ID-CONFIG as a forum was initiated by ELSAM, ICT Watch,CIPG and Hivos with the mandate to include civil society organizations that have interest tobe involved substantially in the internet governance process. Right after its establishment,ID-CONFIG engaged other relevant civil society organizations to take a part to join this forum.
  7. 7. Komnas HAM Komnas PerempuanAreas: consumer rights, lgbt, knowledgemanagement, policy, disaster response,human rights, freedom of expression,journalism, transparency, woman rights,development, culture, ICT/Internet.The ID-CONFIG compile the vision mission info available onthe related CSOs websites. Then the word-cloud created to *) YLKI, Wikimedia Indonesia, Komnas HAM andfigure out the significant, relevant and common issues. Komnas Perempuan start join at the 3rd discussion
  8. 8. 2nd CSOs Discussion (20/12/2012) a. Keywords:• Informasi / Information • Sipil / Civil• Masyarakat / Society • Kebijakan / Policy• Internet / Internet • Terbuka / Openness• Pengetahuan / Knowledge • Keadilan / Justice CSOs 5 Key Subjects:• Publik / Public • Kebebasan / Freedom• Komunitas / Community A. Information & Expression • Berkespresi / Expression• Hak / Right • Social / Social B. Knowledge Exchange• Konsumen / Consumer • Hukum / Law C. Economy & Social• Advokasi / Advocacy • Ekonomi / Economy• Demokrasi / Democracy • Membangun / Develop b. D. Law and Democracy• Teknologi / Technology • Edukasi / Education E. Internet Openness Theme: “Information for All”Based on the cloud-words, then raised some dominant words Perspective: “Online Freedom of(a), then the words extracted into several significant issues Expression as a Human Right”that relevant with CSOs core competence and capacity (b).
  9. 9. CSOs 5 Key Subjects: A. Information & Expression 3rd CSOs Discussion (30/01/2013) B. Knowledge Exchange C. Economy & Social D. Law and Democracy E. Internet Openness Theme: “Information for All” Perspective: “Online Freedom of Expression as a Human Right” 7 Selected IGF Key Issues*: 1. Network Neutrality (IS) 2. Cyber Security/Crime (IS/L) 3. Property Right (L) 4. Consumer Protection (E) Selection 5. Digital Divide (D) 6. Privacy (SC) 7. Content Policy (SC) *) unless no. 4, all topics already presented and discussed on 2nd CSOs discussion. For no. 4, the topic strongly emphasized by YLKI. “IS/L/E/D/SC” codes are refer to the baskets on previous page.The key issues mapped & synchronized into"Internet Gov Map" then selected some keyissues that will be a priority for CSOs on IGF2013.
  10. 10. 4rd CSOs Discussion (14/02/2013) Alternative Main Themes Proposed by CSOs to The Multistakeholders Formal Meeting: • Internet Governance Towards Information Society through Multistakeholders Participation • Internet Governance to Accelerate The Achievement of Millennium Development Goals 2015 • Internet Governance to Achieve Sustainable Development through People’s ParticipationSeveral alternative main themes formulated bynoting previous IGFs main theme as well as the 7selected IGF key issues by CSOs.
  11. 11. "Internet Governance Multistakeholders towards Information Society through Participation“ The multi-stakeholder participation in the process of Internet governance requires a brief overview of the concept of government itself, which offers a theoretical framework for the changes that have occurred in recent decades, such as the plurality actors involved in the political process and the importance of soft power in the international scheme. Governance can be understood as the formation and operation of joint "rules of the game", which defines the actors and their responsibilities, both in collaboration towards a common goal and in resolving any disputes that arise. Governance arrangements are often translated into a partnership between state and non-state actors. "Internet Governance to Accelerate the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals 2015“ In year 2000 Indonesia with other countries committed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), an objective measure for development and poverty alleviation. Internet, as a technology that has been proven to accelerate economic growth and fulfillment of human rights becomes a very relevant issue in the fulfillment of the MDGs. MDGs are not just for Indonesia. The issue of the MDGs is to be the benchmark for all the countries involved in the Internet Governance Forum. This issue is particularly relevant because in the near future there will be an evaluation to see the“achievement of the MDGs throughout the world.Internet Governance to Achieve Sustainable Development through Peoples Participation"The term sustainable development is about finding a balanced way that allows the inclusion of economic and socialwelfare of the environment and allow the next generation to ensure the development remains. Sustainabledevelopment is also associated with the rich and poor, north and south relations. A healthy dialogue between the threeentities; government, civil society and the private sector can certainly contribute to solving environmental problems andhuman good in developed countries. Internet Governance and the forum is a momentum to stimulate dialogue on issuesthat arise as the development of technology and the internet.
  12. 12. ID-IGF Multistakeholders Formal Meeting (18/02/2013)Participants: Government (ICT Ministry , National ICTCouncil and Foreign Affairs Ministry), Private Sectors(Indonesian ISP Association) and CSOs (ID-CONFIG)
  13. 13. Keywords agreed by Indonesian multi-stakeholders to formulate main theme: *1. Development (emphasized by CSOs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs)2. Internet Safety (emphasized by Ministry of ICT and the private sectors)3. Multistakeholders (emphasized by CSOs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs)4. Cyber Society (emphasized Ministry of ICT and the private sectors) *) Keywords summarized from ID-IGF Multistakeholders Formal Meeting (18/02/2013), and will be proposed to the MAG Meeting at Paris, 28Feb – 1 Mar 2013
  14. 14. The Mother Temple of Besakih, or Pura Besakih, in the village of Besakih on the slopes ofMount Agung in eastern Bali, Indonesia, is the most important, the largest and holiest temple ofHindu religion in Bali, and one of a series of Balinese temples. (Source: Wikipedia)