Closing Plenary

Asia-Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum 2017 Closing Plenary

Date, Time, and Venue

29 July 2017 15:30 – 17:00
Grand Hall 212
Mahitaladhibesra Building, Chulalongkorn University


1) Summary Highlights & Thematic Roundtable (70 mins)

The main rapporteur (names with *) of each sub-theme will give a 2.5 minutes summary highlights to spark the discussion, followed by a roundtable with an interactive format which the moderators will invite tweet-size comments or remarks from the fellows on each sub-themes or events listed. Live tweets will be projected on screen where all participants are encouraged to hashtag #APrIGF and tweet your comments.

Moderators from MSG: Mr. Paul Wilson and Mr. Srinivas Chendi

  1. Access, Empowerment, and Diversity
    • Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Bangladesh (Civil Society)*
    • Ms. Anju Mangal, Fiji (IGO)
    • Ms. Mili Semlani, India (Civil Society)
  2. Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Safer Internet
    • Mr. Ali Hussain, Pakistan (Academia)*
    • Mr. Md. Abdullah Al Naser, Bangladesh (Technical)
    • Mr. Mohammad Abdul Awal, Bangladesh (Technical)
  3. Digital Economy and Enabling Innovation
    • Mr. Waqas Hassan, Pakistan (Government)*
    • Ms. Nusrat Mehajabin, Bangladesh (Academia)
    • Ms. Afifa Abbas, Bangladesh (Technical)
  4. Human Rights Online
    • Ms. Nica Dumlao, Philippines (Civil Society)*
    • Ms. Shmyla Khan, Pakistan (Civil Society)
    • Ms. Shivani Lal, India (Civil Society)
  5. Youth Internet Governance Forum
    • Mr. Sky Law, Hong Kong
    • Ms. Anna Liz Thomas, India
    • Mr. Peerarust Siriamphan, Thai
    • Ms. Feliz Francisco, Philippines
  6. Synthesis Document 
    • Ms. Maureen Hilyard, Cook Island (Civil Society)
  7. Asia Pacific Regional Roundtable (APLR)
    • Mr. Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor of Hong Kong Legislative Council

2) Closing Remarks 

  • Local Host of APrIGF Bangkok 2017- Chulalongkorn University
    Ms. Pirongrong Ramasoota, Vice President of Chulalongkorn University
  • Youth IGF Organizer
    Ms. Sherry Shek, Ambassador of NetMission.Asia
  • APrIGF Multi-stakeholder Steering Group (MSG) Chair
    Mr. Paul Wilson, Director General of APNIC

3) Passing on to new MSG leadership – APrIGF MSG Chair Elect 2017-2019 

  • Mr. Rajnesh Singh, Regional Director of Asia Pacific Bureau of Internet Society