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Strasbourg, 28 September 2009
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CROSS-BORDER INTERNET

Consultation meeting organised by the Council of Europe

Strasbourg, 8-9 October 2009
Agora Building
Room G05

Draft Agenda

8 October

9:30 Opening of the meeting

Background documents:

1) Political Declaration adopted at the 1st Ministerial Conference responsible for Media and New Communication Services, in Reykjavik on 28-29 May 2009.

2) Resolution on Internet Governance and critical Internet resources.

3) Recommendation CM/Rec(2007)16 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on measures to promote public service value of the Internet.

4) World Summit on the Information Society, Declaration of principles Building the Information Society: a global challenge in the new Millennium. http://www.itu.int/wsis/docs/geneva/official/dop.html

5) Report of the Working Group on Internet Governance, June 2005. http://www.wgig.org/docs/WGIGREPORT.pdf

6) Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council Internet governance: the next steps COM (2009)277 final. http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/policy/internet_gov/docs/communication/comm2009_277_fin_en.pdf

10:30 Guaranteeing the ongoing functioning, universal nature and integrity of the Internet against risks and events with transnational effects

Background documents:

1) Internet governance and critical Internet resources; report prepared by the Council of Europe Secretariat.

2) Convention on Cybercrime.

3) Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee on the Regions on Critical Information Infrastructure Protection COM(2009)149 final.
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=COM:2009:0149:FIN:EN:PDF

11:30 Coffee break

12:00 Managing critical Internet resources in the public interest and as a public asset and ensuring delivery of the public service value of the Internet to all persons

Background document

Internet governance and critical Internet resources

13:00 Lunch break

14:30 The role of states with respect to the management of critical Internet resources in a transnational community of actors

16:00 Coffee break

16:30 The role of states with respect to the management of critical Internet resources in a transnational community of actors

Continuation of the discussion

18:00 Close of the first day

9 October

9:30 Preserving and reinforcing the protection of cross-border flow of Internet traffic openness and neutrality

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Preserving and reinforcing the protection of cross-border flow of Internet traffic openness and neutrality

Continuation of the discussion

Background documents:

1) Convention on Cybercrime

2) Recommendation 1882(2009) The promotion of Internet and online media services appropriate for minors

3) Recommendation CM/Rec(2009)5 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on measures to protect children against harmful content and behaviour and to promote their active participation in the new information and communications environment, adopted on 8 July 2009.

4) Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)6 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on measures to promote the respect for freedom of expression and information with regard to Internet filters, adopted on 26 March 2008.

5) Declaration on protecting the dignity, security and privacy of children on the internet, adopted on 20 February 2008

6) Declaration on freedom of expression and information in the media in the context of the fight against terrorism, adopted on 2 March 2005.

7) Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on human rights and the rule of law in the Information Society (CM(2005)56 final)

8) Declaration on freedom of communication on the Internet, adopted on 28 May 2003.

9) Recommendation No. R (2001) 8 on self-regulation concerning cyber content.

10) Recommendation No. R (99) 5 for the protection of privacy on the Internet.

11) Human rights guidelines for online games providers (H/Inf(2008)8)

12) Human rights guidelines for Internet service providers (H/Inf(2008)9)

13:00 Lunch break

14:30 Exchange of ideas on the future work of the Ad-hoc Advisory Group on Cross-border Internet (MC-S-CI)

Documents

Terms of Reference of the Ad-hoc Advisory Group on Cross Border Internet (MC-S-CI)

16:00 Conclusions

General discussion – tour de table

17:00 Close of the meeting