Topic of Discussion
The ITU Council Working Group on International Internet-related Public Policy Issues (CWG-Internet) is holding an open consultation on the following topic:
The role of the Internet and international Internet-related public policy in mitigating the impact of COVID-19 and possible future pandemics
CWG-Internet invites all stakeholders to submit contributions on international Internet-related public policy issues relating to the role of the Internet and international Internet-related public policy in mitigating the impact of COVID-19 and possible future pandemics.
Useful Information and Instructions:
Information on the Online Open Consultation
Online Open Consultations are launched by the CWG-Internet and are held throughout the period between two successive CWG-Internet meetings. This process gives an opportunity to all stakeholders from all nations to express their views with regard to the topic(s) under discussion.
Note: Contributions to this round of Open Consultations could be submitted through
the online form, where you can also find more detailed guidelines on the submission process. Kindly note that the deadline for responses is 20 August 2021.
This Online Open Consultation will be followed by an Open Consultation meeting in September 2021. [Note: this meeting is conducted in English only. More information to follow.]
Discussions during the Online Open Consultation will be based on the responses received during the Online Open Consultation process, which will be consolidated in a single document ("Compilation Document").
During the Open Consultation meeting, respondents to the Online Open Consultation will have the opportunity to present their submitted views and to have a fruitful discussion with the other participants, including Members of the CWG-Internet.