‘Call for Contributions’ by the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation


‘Call for Contributions’ by the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation

The High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation has announced a call for contributions where they are seeking inputs from individuals, government, academic/research groups and various stakeholders to supply contributions that are to inform its deliberations and development of actionable recommendations for the report.

Submissions should reflect one or the following aspects of digital cooperation:-

  1. what values and principles should underpin cooperation in the digital realm;
  2. how can stakeholders cooperate more effectively in the digital realm, including how can marginalized stakeholders be included; and
  3. how can cooperation among stakeholders be improved in areas such as inclusive development; inclusive participation in the digital economy; data; protection of human rights online, particularly of children, women and marginalized communities; human voice and participation in shaping technological choices and architecture; digital trust and security; and building the capacity of individuals, institutions and governments for the digital transformation.

The submission period is from 8th of October 2018 to the 31st of January 2019

Submission guidelines

The more directly you address the questions below, the more relevant your contribution will be to the Panel.

  • Provide concrete examples and stories grounded in practice.
  • Responses to each question should be not longer than 1,000 words.
  • The consultation period is open from 8 October 2018 to 31 January 2019.
  • Early contributions are encouraged. Submissions received by 30 November will be included in the first synthesis report to Panel members.
  • Early submissions are strongly recommended as they will be integrated into the Panel’s research on a rolling basis.
  • Background reports, references, or documents are welcome. Please number references that support specific statements made in your contribution.

                                                               Submit your contribution     

More information here

About the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation

The High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation was established by the UN Secretary-General in July 2018 to advance proposals to strengthen cooperation in the digital realm, and contribute to the broader global dialogue on how interdisciplinary and cooperative approaches can help ensure a safe and inclusive digital future.

This announcement is produced as published by the UN

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