Iniziative Europee e Internazionali

Iniziative Europee e Internazionali

Concettina Cassa (Agenzia per l'Italia Digitale

Anriette Esterhuysen (Chair, Internet Governance Forum, MAG)

Anriette Esterhuysen currently serves as a the chair of the United Nations' global Internet Governance Forum's Multistakeholder Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the board of directors of the South African country code domain name authority, ZADNA and a Commissioner on the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace. Anriette was the executive director of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) from 2000 to 2017. Prior to joining APC, Anriette was executive director of SANGONeT, an internet service provider and training institution for civil society, labour and community organisations in Southern Africa. She was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame as a global connector in 2013 in recognition for her work to promote and build internet access in Africa, and received the EFF Pioneer Award in 2015 in recognition for her contribution to extending freedom and innovation on the electronic frontier.

Anja Gengo (IGF NRIs coordinator, ONU

Currently works at the United Nations Secretariat for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), as an associate programme expert and a focal point for the national, regional and youth IGF initiatives. Prior to joining the IGF Secretariat, she worked as an analyst and legal advisor in private legal practice, focused on media and ICT law. She is one of the co-founders of the Centre for Media Law, where she worked as an Internet policy analyst and programme coordinator.
Ms. Gengo is a 10-year experienced debater, trainer and judge for the Karl Popper and British Parliamentary debate formats and a winner of many national and international debate related tournaments. She holds a bachelor degree in Law and a master degree in International Law, with her academic research focused on the clash of new technologies and law. She is also an alumni of the Monroe E. Price programme in comparative media law and policy from University of Oxford and Annenberg School of Communication.

Sandra Hoferichter (EuroDIG)

She became involved in Internet governance processes in 2006 by managing projects - such as the European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG) - for Medienstadt Leipzig e.V., a German not for profit organization which she is chairing since 2020.
In 2010 Sandra was elected as one out of three European representatives to ICANN’s At Large Advisory Committee (ALAC), where she served until November 2016 and later on represented the ALAC at ICANN’s Nominating Committee (NomCom) from 2016 - 2018.
EuroDIG is organised in a bottom up manner. The programme is created by all stakeholders comprising a considerable number of representatives from civil society, the business sector, the technical and academic community as well as European governments, institutions and organisations. The operational work is carried out by a Secretariat with offices across Europe.


Chengetai Masango (Head Internet Governance Forum Secretariat, ONU)

Head of the Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which was set up after the World Summit on the Information Society to facilitate public policy discourse on issues related to key elements of Internet governance in order to foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development of the Internet.  Mr. Masango holds a master’s degree in International Relations- Global Information Policy and degrees in Information Management and Computer Programming.

Giacomo Mariotti (Next Generation Internet & NESTA Italia)

Giacomo è il responsabile dell’area Tech for Good di Nesta Italia dove si occupa di sostenere l’uso delle tecnologie emergenti per affrontare le sfide sociali e ambientali e creare un impatto tangibile. Ciò coinvolge la consulenza di policy-making negli ambiti di tecnologia e innovazione, la progettazione di programmi in tali aree su scala locale, nazionale e internazionale, e la promozione della collaborazione tra enti pubblici, settore privato, investitori, e startup & innovatori.
Le sue aree di competenza sono la tecnologia, in particolare l’intelligenza artificiale, e la gestione del cambiamento, sviluppate grazie all’esperienza nella consulenza di alto livello, nella gestione esecutiva nella sua tech startup e in ruoli quantitativi in ambito finanziario.
Il suo background accademico è in fisica delle particelle e finanza quantitativa, con master presso l’Università di Padova e Cass Business School Londra.

Michał Pukaluk (Governo  Polacco)

Director of the International Policy Department of the Ministry of Digital Affairs of the Republic of Poland, where he supervises international cooperation of the Ministry, including issues of participation in the EU decision-making process and bilateral contacts. He also heads the Secretariat of IGF Poland. He joined the Polish government administration in 2010 and from the beginning has been dealing with telecommunications and international cooperation related issues.

Emily Sharpe (Policy Director, The Contract for the Web)

She serves as Director of Policy at the World Wide Web Foundation. In this role, she is responsible for developing the Foundation’s policy positions and goals, and for leading our advocacy engagement as we aim to ensure that everyone, everywhere can access the free and open web.
Prior to joining the Web Foundation, Emily led Facebook’s privacy policy engagement team in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Trained as a human rights lawyer, she has held legal, policy and research positions with a number of NGOs, human rights law practices and public bodies. Emily earned her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, and was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to Qatar and Kuwait.

Antoine Vergne (Mission Publiques