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IGF09 Insights Slide 2 IGF: An Essential Process The most significant and tangible outcome of the Tunis summit; It appropriately addresses its mandate in consistence with the principles of the WSIS; A perfect forum for discussions and exchange of information and experience; Flexible in terms of topics and formats of discussion. Slide 3 IGF: An Essential Process A platform where participants can converse freely; Common understanding between different stakeholder groups; Free exploration of the ways forward; Broader and diversified participation both across the different regions as well as across the various stakeholder groups. Slide 4 Egypt used to be a member at the WGIG; Represented in the MAG; Effective Participation in the three past IGF Meetings: Athens 06/ Rio De Janiero 07/ Hyderabad 08; Hosting the 4 th meeting of IGF, in 2009; Egypt at the IGF Slide 5 Agenda Sunday 15 Nov 09 Monday 16 Nov 09 Tuesday 17 Nov 09 Wednesday 18 Nov 09 10:00 11:30 IG Setting the Scene Managing Critical Internet Resources Access and Diversity Taking stock and looking forward on the desirability of the continuation of the Forum 11:30 13:00 Regional Perspectives 13:00 14:00Lunch 15:00 16:30 Opening Ceremony / Session Security, Openness and Privacy Internet Governance in light of WSIS Principles Emerging Issues 16:30 18:00Keynote Panel Closing Ceremony Time Day Slide 6 Sharm Aspired Outcome To provide an opportunity for IG capacity on national and on the regional level; To promote and link policy dialogues on national and regional levels to the global dialogue; To maintain the multi-stakeholder approach to public policy discussions; Regional and international Exposure and networking through the IGF Village; Slide 7 Sharm Aspired Outcome Regional Networking; Initiation of new regional and international programs; Inclusion of new strata such as Kids, Juniors and disabled; Capacity Building and Development as cross cutting themes; Focusing on issues of interest to Africa and the region, such as: Multilingualism Child Safety Cyber Security Enhanced Cooperation Slide 8 Egypt on the Way to Sharm Logistical Arrangements; National Mobilization; Regional Mobilization. Slide 9 Sharm EL Sheikh A City of Peace Slide 10 Sharm El Sheikh One of the most accessible and developed tourist resort communities and beautiful shores on the Sinai Peninsula; Is often called the City of Peace because of the various peace conferences/ negotiations that was held there & attended by world leaders. Slide 11 A Conference Culture Several Presidential Summits for Peace negotiations and discussions; Home of the World Economic Forum (WEF) of the Middle East, in the years 2006 and 2008; The International Youth Forum; The launching ceremony of the Cyber Peace Initiative; Several golf and diving world championships Slide 12 The Beauty of Sharm No traffic.. every where is accessible in few minutes; Pleasant dry refreshing weather throughout the year; Attractive daytime activities and sea sports; Glamours Nightlife . Slide 13 Maritim International Congress Center A testament to modern architecture and functional elegance all on one floor; The entrance is 240 sqm, and is equipped with a registration area; The main lobby is 3000 sqm; The SHICC is by all means an excellent choice for vibrant international meetings that are held annually; Slide 14 Headquarter Hotel Maritim Hotel & Resort Royal Peninsula 337 rooms and suites; Occupies an enviable spot between Naama Bay and Sharm El Sheikhs International Airport; 5 mins Walking distance from the Congress Center; 10 minutes away from the center of Sharm El-Sheikh Slide 15 Twin Venue Hotel Jolie Ville Golf & Resort 2 km away from the Congress Center; occupies a prime spot atop a low rock plateau overlooking the sea; Located right beside the resort is the hotels own 18-hole PGA Championship golf course Slide 16 Other Official Hotels Four seasons, Hyatt Regency, Grand Rotana, Savoy, Concord, Baron Resort, Domino Coral Beach (6 hotels in one) Slide 17 An Array of Services Official Carrier; Meet & Assist at Cairo & Sharm International airports; Free Shuttling Services; Visa Facilitations'; Freight & Customs handling ; Slide 18 Message from the Minister For the IGF to continue developing and bearing fruit, the IGF in Sharm should underscore the great responsibilities both developing and developed countries equally share. It should remain a space for exchanging ideas and deepening dialogue among stakeholders, thus enabling societies to further prosper.