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ITU - ASEAN Workshop on Child Online Protection

​​​​​​​​​​International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) are organizing a workshop on Child Online Protection that will be held on 13-14 September 2016 in Manila, Philippines. The Workshop is kindly hosted by the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT), Philippines.

Objective of the Workshop  is to provide a platform for ASEAN Member States (AMSs) to share experiences, strengthen their knowledge and raise awareness on Child Online Safety  through a multi-stakeholders approach, involving governments, educators, ICT/telecoms regulators and companies, the civil society, NGOs and other Ministries and organizations dealing with children and youth.

The workshop targets to assist participants to develop, adapt and implement strategies, mechanisms and guidelines as well as national Child Online Protection plans in all layers of the society to make a real difference. In doing so, ITU is pleased to provide one fellowship each for eligible ASEAN member states, subject to availability of funds.


  • To register for the Forum, participants are requested to accomplish and send the registration form by email directly to Mr. Andreas Christiono ( on or before closed.
  • Applicants requesting fellowships are required to submit their fellowship request forms duly signed by the designated official of their respective Administration no later than closed

Draft Program​

DAY 1: 13 Sept 2016




Opening Session

● Opening Remarks and Keynote Address
   Secretary Rodolfo A. Salalima, Department 
   of Information and Communications Technology
●​ Welcome Address
   Ms. Aurora A. Rubio, Head, ITU Area Office for South East Asia​

09:45 – 10:15


10:15 – 11:00

Setting the Scene: ​​Linking Related Priorities of ITU and ASEAN​

● ASEAN ICT Masterplan 2020: COP- Related Strategic Thrusts 

    and Initiatives 

●​ ITU’s Programmes and Activities on Building confidence and         

    security  in the use of ICTs

Speaker: Ms. Aurora A. Rubio, Head, ITU Area Office for South East Asia [Bio] [Presentation​]


11:00 – 12:00

​ITU COP Survey in ASEAN

● Introducing the Survey

● Identifying the Issues

● Policy, Legal, Institutional arrangements and instruments on COP     

    adopted in AMSs

● Oversight of national initiatives regarding child online protection

Speaker: Ms. Amelia Gowa, ITU Researcher​ [Bio] [Presentation]

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 – 15:00 

COP Initiatives in Selected Countries

Session Chair: BGen. Eliseo M. Rio (Ret.), Undersecretary, Department of Information and Communications Technology, Philippines [Bio​]
● Indonesia Case
   Speaker: Ms. Rizki Ameliah, Head of Sub Division Legal Consultant  
   and Analyst, Secretariat Directorate General of ICT Application,         
   Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Indonesia 
   [Bio​]  [Presentation

​​​● Malaysia Case
   Speaker: Mr. Juslly Ellis, Director, Outreach Implementation               
   Department, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia                   
   Commission (MCMC), Malaysia [Bio]  [Presentation]

● Philippines:
    Speaker:  Ms. Rosalie D. Dagulo, Assistant Bureau Director, 
    Protective Bureau Services, Department of Social Welfare  [Bio

●​ Thailand Case: 
    Speaker: Ms. Rattana Jaroonsaksit, Director, Social Electronic   
    Development and Promotion Section, Promotion and Development 
    of ICT Usage Bureau, Ministry of Information and Communication     
    Technology, Thailand [Bio]  [Presentation]

●​ Viet Nam Case: 
   Speaker: Ms. Do Hai Anh, Deputy Director, Information Security 
   Verification Center, Ministry of Information and Communications, 
   VietNam [Bio]  [Presentation​]

15:00 – 15:15

Coffee Break

15:15 – 16:30

Education and Awareness

This session will focus on training materials, applications, games or educative programs developed and that can be adapted locally in partnership with interested parties to address child safety and ensure the responsible use of ICT by children.

Session Chair: Dir. Rosalie D. Dagulo, Assistant Bureau Director, Department of Social Welfare and Development, Philippines​ [Bio]

 Mr. Austin Menyasz, Senior Manager, Public Policy​, GSMA ​[Bio]  
 PSUPT. Ma. Ivy Castillo, Women and Children Protection Section,     
 Dir. Dolores Alforte, ECPAT Philippines
 Mr. Donny B.U, Executive Director, ICT Watch, Indonesia [Bio​]  
 Mr. Edgar Marshall Brinas, Department of Education [Bio​] 

​16:30 – 17:00​ 

​Day 1 Summary and Introduction on Interactive Session: Kids/Parents/Teachers

 Highlights of Day 1’s Discussions
 Day 2’s  Interactive Session: Kids/Parents/Teachers

Presentor: Mr. Ysrael Diloy, Senior Advocacy Officer,  Stairway Foundation Inc. [Bio]  [Presentation​]


​Welcome dinner


DAY 2: 14 September 2016 ​

09:00 – 10:45

Interactive Session : Kids/Parents/Teachers

Interactive sessions with kids and parents/teachers to have a clear understanding of what children/young people are doing online and how much parents are aware of their children online behavior to be able to build an effective awareness strategy and limit risks children online.​

 Mr. Ysrael Diloy, Senior Advocacy Officer,  Stairway Foundation Inc. 
​ Mr. Edgar Marshall Brinas, Department of Education [Bio

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Draft ASEAN Framework on COP

 Presentation of Recommendations

​ Break-Out Session

Session Speaker and Facilitator: Ms. Amelia Gowa, ITU Researcher [Presentation]

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:45

Presentation of Outcomes of Break-Out Session and the Way Forward

Session Facilitator: Atty. Maria Roda Cisnero, Program Officer, Law and Human Rights, The Asia Foundation Philippines​ [Bio​]  [Presentation]

​14:45 – 15:00

​Coffee Break​

15:00 – 16:30

Multi-stakeholders panel discussions on COP

​Session Moderator: Ms. Aurora A. Rubio, Head, ITU Area Office for South East Asia

●​ National (policy and regulatory Representative)

 Atty. Alberto T. Muyot, Undersecretary, Department of 

    Education, Philippines [Bio​]  [Presentation​]

 Atty. Ivy D. Patdu, Deputy Commissioner, Privacy Commission, 

    Philippines [Bio]  [Presentation​]

 Mr. Juslly Ellis, Director, Outreach Implementation Department, 

    Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission 

    (MCMC) [Bio]

 Mr. Jed Sherwin Uy, Office of Cybercrime-Department of 

   Justice, Philippines [Bio]  [Presentation]

●​ Industry representative

 Mr. Austin Menyasz, Senior Manager, Public Policy, GSMA [Bio

​ Engr. Enrico Delos Reyes, President, PCTO [Bio]  [Presentation]

●​​ Practitioners and  Other Stakeholders

 Mr. Ginno Rey Corral, ECPAT, Philippines [Bio]  [Presentation]

​ Dr. Sandra Hernandez, MD, MPH, DPPS, Child Protection 

   Network Foundation, Inc​ [Bio​]

16:30 – 17:00

Closing Session