List of organisations and individuals supporting civil society input to the UN Working Group looking at institutional mechanisms for global governance of the Internet

The following is a list of 43 civil society organizations, 10 of them with ECOSOC status, and many more individuals, who supported the joint civil society input to the CSTD Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation, which can be seen here


Organizations supporting the above proposal

  1. Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) (ECOSOC), Bangladesh
  2. Third World Network(ECOSOC), Malaysia
  3. Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (ECOSOC)
  4. Isis International (ECOSOC), Manila
  5. Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights(ECOSOC)
  6. Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (ECOSOC)
  7. The Third World Institute (ECOSOC), Uruguay
  8. SIYAFUNDA CTC - Community Technology Centre, South Africa
  9. ONG SÍTIO DO EQUADOR, São Tomé and Príncipe
  10. Pakistan IGF, Pakistan
  11. SchoolNet Foundation, Bangladesh
  12. Cad-Central (Advisory Centre for Democracy), Costa Rica
  13. Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR)-NEW WAYS, Turkey
  14. All India People's Science Network, India
  15. Instituto del Tercer Mundo (ITeM), Uruguay
  16. Gulf Center for Human Rights, Bahrain
  17. Media Rights Agenda, Nigeria
  18. Free Software Movement of India, India
  19. Cooperation for Peace and Development (CPD), Afghanistan
  20. ALAI [Agencia Latinoamericana de Informacion], Argentina
  22. EUROLINC, Paris
  23. Consumer Unity & Trust Society, India
  24. Phillipines Rural Reconstruction Movement, Phillipines
  25. schoolNet Foundation, Bangladesh
  26. Action Aid International
  27. Knowledge Commons, India
  28. K-link, India
  29. Jan Jagaran Shakti Sangathan, India
  30. Comet Media Foundation, India
  31. Centro de Tecnologia e Sociedade (CTS/FGV), Brazil
  32. Thoughtworks, India
  33. GNU/Linux Users Group (GLUG), India
  34. Anti-Poverty Information, Bulgaria
  35. Funredes, Dominican Republic
  36. Godly Global, Switzerland
  37. Intenational Modern Media Institution(IMMI), Iceland
  38. Other News, Italy
  39. Fundacion Ambio, Costa Rica
  40. ANGIKAR, Bangladesh
  41. Madhyam, India
  42. Indigenous ICT Task Force, Switzerland
  43. Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Canada
  44. VOICE, Bangladesh
  45. Agentura.Ru, Russia

Individuals supporting the above proposal

  1. Lidia Baltra, Journalist, Santiago de Chile
  2. Uzochukwu Amakom, Lecturer in Economics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria.
  3. Ravi K Subramaniam, Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
  4. Sejal Dand, Right to Food activist, India
  5. Tracey Naughton, ICT Consultant, Equador
  6. Roberto Palea, President, Centre for Studies on Federalism (CSF), Torino
  7. Federico Nier-Fischer, Fnf-communications, Thinksouth/Journalist and lecturer on international communications at the University of Salzburg, Austria
  8. Andrea Cornwall, Professor of Anthropology and Development, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK
  9. Gurveen Kaur, Centre for Learning...  Community Learning Centre, India
  10. Rajaram S. Sharma, Joint Director, CIET-NCERT, India
  11. Abhilash, Action Aid, India
  12. Grace Githaiga, Associate, KICTANet, Kenya
  13. Vidyut Kale, blogger and commentator, India
  14. Paula Chakravartty, Associate Professor, Gallatin School and Department of Media, Culture and Communication (MCC), NYU, United States
  15. Louis Pouzin, Internet pioneer, France
  16. Daya Thussu, Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of India Media Centre Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Westminster, UK
  17. Narendra Ch, Vice President, People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), Andhra Pradesh unit, Hyderabad.
  18. Amman Madan, Assistant Professor at IIT Kanpur, India
  19. Chaitanya Dhareshwar, Product Manager - IT at GiveIndia, India
  20. Kavaljit Singh, Director of Public Interest Research Centre, India
  21. Geetha Nambissan, Professor, Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, India
  22. MSc Jorge Poveda, President, CAD-Centroamerica, Costa Rica
  23. Anjali Bhardwaj, Member of National Campaign for People's for Right to Information, India
  24. Ravindraprakash YJ, Consultant, Namma Shale Plus, Policy Planning Unit, India
  25. Shalini Shekhar , 3 Rivers Publishers, India
  26. Kamayani Swami, Social worker, Jan Jagran Shakti Sangathan, India
  27. K Anvar Sadath, Director, Eram Scientific Solutions, India
  28. Sehjo, Action Aid, India
  29. David Allen, Co-principal, Collab CPR, Harvard University, United States
  30. Lisa McLaughlin, Assoc Professor, Dept of Media, Journalism and Film, Gender and Sexuality Studies Programme, Co-editor Feminist  Media Studies, Miami University, USA
  31. A.Mani, Researcher – pure mathematics and logic, afiliated with Calcuta University,India
  32. Mary.E.John, Director, Centre for Women's Development Studies, India
  33. Pablo Florentino, Coletivo Mobicidade, El Salvador
  34. Michael Gurstein, Executive Director, Centre for Community Informatics Research, Development and Training, Canada
  35. Rasigan Maharajh, Tshwane university of technology, South Africa
  36. Jean-Louis, President, CENTRE D'ÉTUDES DE LA SYNERGIE INTER-RÉSEAUX (cesir), France
  37. Alex, Educationist
  38. J.W. Jaap van Till, Professor – emeritus, Computer Network Infrastructures, Internet and social media, Netherlands
  39. Carlos Vera Quintana, ICT Consultant, Equador
  40. Cynthia Stephen, Independent Writer and Researcher, India
  41. Ermanno Pietrosemoli, Fundacion EsLaRed and International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy
  42. Anusha Ramnathan, University of Mumbai, India
  43. Claudia Padovani, DSPGI - University of Padova, Italy
  44. Desirae Chong,
  45. Diego R. Canabarro, Centre for International Studies Government, Brazil
  46. Dan Maitland, Canada
  47. Andrew Walpole, Camden Society for People with Learning Disabilities, UK
  48. Thomas Lowenhaupt, Interactive marketing consultant, United States
  49. Jayati Ghosh, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
  50. Jacob Tharu, Professor (retired),Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, India
  51. Suparna Diwakar, Educationist, India
  52. Sunil Batra, Educationist,India
  53. Deirdre Williams,  Internet governance specialist, Diplo Internet Governance Community, St Lucia
  54. Marie Georges, scientific expert of the Council of Europe, France
  55. Daniel Iga Mwesigwa, Deputy Board member, World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry
  56. Simon Ontoyin
  57. Sunil Batra, journalist
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