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Internet Society Fundamentals Catalog 2021

Internet Society Fundamentals aims to develop new community leaders who, together with local Chapters, create local awareness with concrete activities for our 2021 projects.

Use the Fundamental Catalog to find the best activity for your interest and topic. You can filter by profile, project, audience, or level of difficulty. Find the descriptions of the filters at the bottom of this page.

Advocate for the importance of open standards and securing webservers

Profile
Doer, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Conduct a policy panel discussion on Securing Global Routing (MANRS)

Profile
Doer, Researcher, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Moderate
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building
Audience
Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Conduct a policy webinar on Securing Global Routing (MANRS)

Profile
Doer, Researcher, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Moderate
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building
Audience
Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Conduct a practical webinar on how to stay safe with encryption

Profile
Doer, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Technical, Community Building
Audience
Children, Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Conduct a training or webinar on open standards and securing webservers

Profile
Doer, Researcher, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia

Conduct a webinar or briefing meeting with policymakers on the importance of encryption

Profile
Doer, Socializer
Difficulty
Moderate
Focus Area
Policy
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies

Conduct policy or technical trainings or webinars on community networks

Profile
Doer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia

Conduct technical webinars, hands-on tutorials, or hands-on workshops on Securing Global Routing (MANRS)

Profile
Doer, Researcher
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Technical, Community Building
Audience
Companies, Academia

Conduct trainings or webinars on Infrastructure and Community Development

Profile
Doer, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Moderate
Focus Area
Technical, Community Building
Audience
Young People

Contribute an update to the Global Partners Digital encryption map

Profile
Researcher, Contributor
Difficulty
Moderate
Focus Area
Policy
Audience
Civil Society, Government, Academia

Create and publish online campaigns, blogposts, or videos advocating the importance of Internet Exchange Points

Profile
Researcher, Socializer
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical
Audience
Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia

Create and publish policy or technical videos, blogposts on community networks

Profile
Doer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia

Hold workshops or briefings for partners / policymakers on the importance of Internet Way of Networking

Profile
Doer, Socializer
Difficulty
Difficult
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building, Other
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Host a meet and greet to proactively introduce the Internet Impact Assessment Toolkit to decision makers, etc. who would benefit from this resource

Profile
Doer, Socializer
Difficulty
Moderate
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building, Other
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Identify relevant organizations that can work as partners

Profile
Researcher, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building
Audience
Children, Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Improve security and standards compliance of a web server using the Open Standards Everywhere documentation

Profile
Doer, Contributor
Difficulty
Difficult
Focus Area
Technical
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia

Join the Global Encryption Coalition as chapter and recruit 5 local organizations

Profile
Doer, Socializer
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Community Building
Audience
Civil Society, Companies

Map local developments related with technical infrastructure and platforms such as CERTs, Data Centers, etc.

Profile
Doer, Contributor
Difficulty
Moderate
Focus Area
Technical, Community Building
Audience
Government, Companies, Academia

Organize local webinars (not necessarily training) on community networks

Profile
Doer, Socializer
Difficulty
Easy
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Plan social media outreach on the importance of routing security

Profile
Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building
Audience
Companies, Academia

Prepare list of local partners that community networks could work with in your country

Profile
Socializer
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Community Building
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia

Promote project’s policy recommendations through webinars, videos, online campaigns, or blogposts

Profile
Doer, Socializer
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Community Building
Audience
Government, Journalists

Propose a topic related to Internet Way of Networking or one of the use cases at local, regional, or global Internet Governance Forum

Profile
Doer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building, Other
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Reach out to policymakers and their staff and encourage them to take the Internet Way of Networking eLearning course beginning May 2021

Profile
Doer, Researcher, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building, Other
Audience
Government

Reach out to your local regulator or government about the importance of routing security

Profile
Doer, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Moderate
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building
Audience
Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Register for the Internet Way of Networking eLearning course beginning May 2021

Profile
Doer, Researcher, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Other
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Research routing security incidents

Profile
Researcher
Difficulty
Difficult
Focus Area
Technical
Audience
Companies, Academia

Share a personal “why encryption matters to me/my community” story (video, written, or photo story).

Profile
Socializer
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Community Building
Audience
Children, Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Share Internet Way of Networking resources on social media, tagging experts and influencers

Profile
Doer, Researcher, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia, Journalists

Write and publish blog posts or create videos open standards and securing webservers

Profile
Doer, Researcher, Socializer, Contributor
Difficulty
Easy
Focus Area
Policy, Technical, Community Building
Audience
Young People, Civil Society, Government, Companies, Academia

Write or contribute to a blog post or an article on routing incidents

Profile
Doer, Researcher
Difficulty
Difficult
Focus Area
Technical
Audience
Companies, Academia
Profiles

Doer

Meet Ariel

Hi, I am Ariel and I am a doer! As a doer I enjoy bringing ideas to action. I am extremely motivated by accomplishments and achieving goals. 

Contributor

Meet Aram

Hi, I am Aram and I am a contributor! Sharing knowledge is key to me. I love to teach and provide resources to others.

Researcher

Meet Ayodele

Hi, I am Ayodele and I am a researcher! For me it is fascinating to discover new things. I get motivated when I find something new that no one else knows. 

Socializer

Meet ‘Akau

Hi, I am ‘Akau and I am a socializer! I love to establish relationships and make connections with people. I am energized when I am able to influence others.

Level of Difficulty

Easy (estimated time: <6 hours)
Can be done with no previous knowledge. You can use the content of the webinars to accomplish this activity.

Moderate (estimated time: >6 hours)
Requires specific skills and sufficient experience level in addition to content from the webinars to accomplish this activity. 

Difficult (estimated time: varies according to experience)
Requires expert level knowledge and extensive experience in the subject. 

Focus Areas

Policy
Initiatives contributing to policy-making decisions or procedures related to the project topic (e.g. host a webinar or briefing meeting with policy makers on the importance of encryption).

Technical
Initiatives geared toward increasing and improving technical knowledge or infrastructure related to the project topic (e.g. conducting routing security research).

Community building
Initiatives aimed at engaging a diverse group of organizations and people to work together to coordinate activities focused on the project topic (e.g. prepare list of local partners that community networks could work with)

Note to the participants of the Internet Society Fundamentals 2021 program:
To receive your certificate of participation, you must report your approved and executed initiative before June 30, 2021.