[discuss] Draft statement on making IGF permanent

Avri Doria avri at acm.org
Tue Sep 2 13:50:59 UTC 2014

On 02-Sep-14 09:34, Jeanette Hofmann wrote:
> 1. Substance: Ryn and otherers made the important point that projects in
> the UN environment are by definition temporary. If we ask the Generaly
> Assembly to make the IGF a permanent entity, such a request could imply
> a change of status that we did not mean to ask for.
> This does not necessarily mean we should drop the whole statement but
> that we have to be careful about its language and that we need to get
> advise from the diplomats @ IGF.

This is one reason I have wanted to use wording such as 'ongoing
mandate' and not use the word permanent.


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