The Internet Governance Forum is a platform for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on internet governance, that emerged from the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). In this document, APC presents in brief some of the most pressing issues to be debated in the IGF's fifth year of existence. The Fifth Internet Governance Forum will be held in Vilnius, 14-16 September 2010.
APC has a number of issues it will pursue at Vilnius:
•a renewed focus on internet governance and development
•human rights on the internet
•greater focus on the accountability and transparency of internet governance institutions
•the future of the IGF as an open space for policy dialogue on internet governance
•the greater emergence, evolution and impact of national and regional IGFs.
Among priority topics concerning human rights on the internet APC highlights the emerging issues around privacy, security and openness through a gendered lens that frames the debates from the perspective of women's rights and sexual rights. APC also supports and aims to facilitate increased participation by women's rights and sexual rights advocates into the IGF process, both remotely and on-site.

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