Internet Governance Forum Activities, Paris 2018
Session: Dynamic Coalition Community Networks: When The Unconnected Build Connectivity (DC3)
Community Networks are networks structured to be open, unrestricted, and to respect net neutrality.  They rely on the active participation of local communities in the design, development, deployment, and management of shared infrastructure as a common resource. They are managed democratically by group of individuals and entities such as NGOs, local businesses, and/or public administrations.
Session Time: Monday, 12 November, 2018 – 11:20 to 12:20
Room: Salle VII, UNESCO


Reception: Partnership for Public Access Reception and Discussion (rsvp)
Everyone Connected! -How Public Access Centers/Libraries, Community Networks and Offline Internet all combine to provide a solution to reach the billions of people not yet connected. This evening reception and discussion will offer introductions to where and how these approaches can support and reinforce each other to Connect and Enable the Next Billions (CENB) with attention to the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). With wine and hors d’oeuvres
Tuesday, November 13, 2018  Register  7:30 PM – 9:30 PM CET
Venue: The American Library in Paris,  10 Rue du Général Camou


Session: Dynamic Coalition Public Access in Libraries (DC-PAL): a Policy Toolkit for Public Access
Discussion focused on the mix of policies needed to realise the potential of public access to the internet though libraries as a driver of wider and more meaningful connectivity. Drawing on experts from the fields of regulation, finance and infrastructure, the session will aim to improve the draft policy toolkit on public access developed by the Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries.
Session Time: Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 – 10:10 to 11:10
Room: Salle X, UNESCO