NRIs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LACIGF pre-session)

* This webinar will be held in English




Global Information Society Watch 2017 - National and Regional Internet Governance Forum Initiatives (NRIs)


This webinar is being organised by the technical community in the lead-up to a f2f session on the topic to be held during LACIGF 11. The webinar serves to sensitise the multistakeholder community about the opportunities and challenges that national and regional IGF initiatives (NRIs) face.

The webinar will address:

  • The current state of NRIs in Latin America and the Caribbean, based on research undertaken under the MIGLAC project
  • A "just-in-time" briefing from the Global Information Society Watch
  • Open dialogue on the most prevalent issues in the region when organising NRIs
  • Conclusions and a survey to further the aforementioned issues

Guest speakers include Dr. Carolina Aguerre (UdeSA) and Ms. Valeria Betancourt (APC).

Prior knowledge of the participants

Familiarity with Internet Governance.


Raquel Gatto y Miguel Estrada 


Kevon Swift

Head of Strategic Relations and Integration