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Public Comment Period for Synthesis Document Open until July 7

Following the earlier open call for contribution on the APrIGF 2016 Taipei Synthesis Document, Draft 0 is based on the submitted and accepted workshop proposals for the APrIGF and contains placeholders for topics to be discussed at the APrIGF event.

Draft 0 is now open for public comment until July 7, 2016 23:59 UTC, and is expected to be further developed and discussed during the APrIGF 2016 in Taipei.

Please go to to give your input!

News, Synthesis

Open Call for Contribution – APrIGF Synthesis Document

Dear APrIGF Community,

Building on the success of the inaugural APrIGF Synthesis Document from the 2015 APrIGF Macao meeting, this year we are including more opportunities and channels for community input: The Open Call for Contribution will begin on Tuesday, May 17 [5:00:00 UTC] and close on Monday, May 30 [23:59:59 UTC].

All input to the Synthesis Document may be sent to [email protected]. Please include the following optional information along with your input:

  1. Name (optional);
  2. Economy of Residence (optional);
  3. Stakeholder Group (optional);
  4. Organisation (optional).

All input sent to [email protected] will be publically archived.

Please base your input on this year theme: “A New Internet Era – Merging Physical Space with Cyberspace” along with the six sub-themes:

  1. The Future Impact of IANA Transition;
  2. Security;
  3. Human Rights;
  4. Impacts of International Agreements and Policies;
  5. Universality;
  6. Cyber Connectivity.

The Synthesis Document aims to document items of common interest relevant to Internet Governance in the Asia Pacific region. Synthesis Document Discussion Town Hall Sessions have been scheduled at the end of Day 1 and 2 of the APrIGF Taipei meeting, with a presentation of the document at the closing plenary of the final day. There will be two public comment periods on the draft Synthesis Document: one scheduled before the Taipei meeting to collect preparatory input; and one after the meeting to aggregate discussions.

Anyone who wishes to join the Synthesis Drafting Team, a volunteer group that takes on additional review work for the Synthesis Document, may contact the Secretariat at [email protected].

News, yIGF

yIGF Local Selection Result Updated!

Selection for local students (students enrolled and currently studying in Taiwan) to attend yIGF has concluded.

Attn: NII產業發展協進會 2016 yIGF
Address: 104 台北市中山區松江路317號7樓

  • All documents must be postmarked by June 10th or the application will be disqualified.