On 2 December 2021, EIF organised a Preparatory meeting in view of the Internet Governance Forum taking place in Poland from 6 to 10 December 2021. The meeting, chaired by MEP and EIF member Marina Kaljurand and moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini, brought together Internet Governance experts to discuss how European stakeholders contributed so far to the process of the UN Secretary General’s Roadmap on Digital Cooperation and how to make the IGF more responsive to current digital issues:

  • Pearse O'Donohue, Director for the Future Networks Directorate, DG CONNECT, European Commission
  • Sandra Hoferichter, Secretary General of EuroDIG
  • Yu Ping Chan, Senior Programme Officer, Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology, United Nations
  • Maarit Palovirta, Senior Director for Regulatory Affairs, ETNO