[WSIS CS-Plenary] nominations for IGWG / Latin american caucus
beatriz at maxmedia.com.ar
Mon Sep 20 17:32:44 BST 2004
From: Beatriz Busaniche <busaniche at velocom.com.ar>
To: governance <governance at lists.cpsr.org>, lac at wsis-cs.org
Subject: nominations for IGWG / Latin american caucus
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 13:30:39 -0300
spanish below / español abajo
Latin american caucus has discused nominations for IGWG and wants to
support this list in this order
Enrique A. Chaparro
Mario Teza is still consulting with people from Brasil, but Enrique
Chaparro and Beatriz Busaniche accepted the nominations.
El caucus de america latina ha discutido nominaciones para el IGWG y
quiere apoyar la siguiente lista en el siguiente orden:
Enrique A. Chaparro
Mario Teza está aún en consultas con gente de Brasil, pero Enrique
Chaparro y Beatriz Busaniche han aceptado las nominaciones.
Regards / Saludos
Information about the candidates:
Enrique A. Chaparro
Email: echaparro at uolsinectis.com.ar
enrique.chaparro at transoxiana.org
Address: Carlos Calvo 1349 #5
C1102ABA Buenos Aires
Enrique Chaparro is an specialist in the fields of computer security
and information systems architecture. He works as an independent
consultant, and has advised a large number of public and private
organizations in Latin America and the U.S. He has given conferences
on his technical fields, and on technical and philosophical aspects
of free software, for universities and organizations in Latin
America, Europe and the U.S. He currently represents Argentina in
Technical Committee 11 (Security) of IFIP (International Federation
of Information Processing). His past and current professional
memberships include: IACR (International Assn. of Cryptologic
Research), IEEE Comp. Soc. TC on Security and Privacy, the
evaluators community of AES (Advanced Encryption Standard), Security
Issues on Network Event Logging working group (IETF), among
others. Former Invited Lecturer in the post-graduate course on
Computer Law, Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Sociales (School of
Law), Universidad de Buenos Aires. Member of Fundacion Via Libre, a
WSIS-accredit CS organization. Former member of the Redaction
Committee for the Digital Signatures Bill, Ministry of Justice,
Argentina. Author of a large number of papers and articles on
computer security, social implications of technology, and free
software. Contributor to several Bills for information technology
policies and use of free software in the government in Argentina,
Peru and Colombia. Mr. Chaparro holds degrees in Mathematics from
Universidad de Buenos Aires, University of Waterloo and Royal
Holloway - University of London.
We believe that Enrique would bring two significant contributions to
the WGIG: A deep technical perspective on security and privacy, and
their implications for Internet governance; and a vision from the
South, reinforced with his research on the relationships between
technology and social issues.
Mr. Chaparro is not affiliated with any current Internet governance
entity. He belongs to the civil society sector, and participates in
the LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) Caucus and in the PCT
(Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks) working group. He is self
employed. A citizen of Argentina, he is fluent in Spanish and
English and has good skills in French, Italian, Portuguese and
``With regard to the WSIS-CS PCT nomination for the U.N. WGIG,
I hereby declare:
(1) That I understand the work load I am volunteering for; and
(2) That up to the best of my effort I will be available during
the expected period of deliberations.
/s/Enrique A. Chaparro''
With regard to the Latin american Caucus, mr. chaparro presented a
complete position paper about this issues, that could be checked here
Email: busaniche at velocom.com.ar
Tel: 54 11 47829206
Adress: Grecia 2949 1º12.
As a female member of Fundación Vía Libre Argentina and
NGO Hipatia (Both acredited to WSIS organizations), Miss Beatriz
Busaniche has participated actively in the
whole WSIS process from the Southern hemisphere. She is actively
engaged in Education, academia and research caucus / family (Civil
society bureau member), in the Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks
(PCT) working group and member of the Latin American Caucus (LAC).
She has some technical background and expertise in Free Software
issues as well as development perspectives.
Her affiliations are generally of civil society in areas of
education, PCT, LAC and member of the civil society bureau during
the first phase as delegated from the Centro de Teletrabajo y
Teleformación from University of Buenos Aires.
Beatriz Busaniche speaks Spanish (native) and English.
Mrs Busaniche understands the work entailed by the WGIG and will be
available; being from the South, her ability to be physically
present will depend upon location and financial resources, though.
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