Are You Interested in
Internet Governance Training and Research?
The DiploFoundation portfolio is packed with training programs,
negotiation simulations and materials for you. Take your pick! Meet
Diplo at the IGF in Sharm el-Sheikh!
What is DiploFoundation? What can we offer you?
Where and When
: Diplo booth at the IGF Village, 15-18
- Visit the Diplo booth to get acquainted with our mission and
- Meet our local, regional and global partners.
- Apply for our training programs and join our online
- Discover the benefits for your local institution and your own
A limited number of materials will be distributed at the Diplo
booth, including 2010 calendars and the new edition of the
“Introduction to Internet Governance” booklet. Arrive early and
pick up your copy!
Visitors may also sign up for the 2010 Diplo capacity building
programme - training, research and fellowships.
For a detailed timeline and review of our activities in Sharm
el-Sheikh, please contact us at our booth, check details at
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Internet Governance – Setting the Scene” (Main Session)
When and Where: 15 November 2009, 10:00-11:30, Main Session
“The Use of Internet in the Arab Region: Prospects and the
(Best Practice Forum no. 274)
When and Where: 16 November 2009, 9:00-12:00, Room 2: Red Sea
Organisers: DiploFoundation, Ministry of Communication and
Information Technology of Egypt and Partners
“Remote Participation: Mapping the Field, Evaluation and
(Workshop no. 200)
When and Where: 16 November 2009, 9:30-11:00, Room 3: Suez
Organisers: DiploFoundation, Remote Participation Working Group,
the Internet Governance Caucus (IGC) and Partners
“Youth and Internet Governance: the Way Forward”
When and Where: 16 November 2009, 14:30-17:30, Room 1: Sinai
Organisers: DiploFoundation, IG Youth Initiative and Partners
“Online Education: Maximizing the Efficiency”
Forum no. 186)
When and Where: 18 November 2009, 11:30-13:00, Room 8: Citadel
Organisers: DiploFoundation, Dynamic Coalition on Digital Education
(Workshop no. 302)
When and Where: 18 November 2009, 14:00-17:00, Room 1: Sinai
Organisers: DiploFoundation, the Internet Governance Caucus (IGC),
Technology Policy Institute, the Domain Name System Infrastructure
Resilience (DIR) Task Force and Partners
When and Where: 15-18 November, the Youth Corner at the IGF
Chill in the Digital Diving lounge in the Youth Corner and explore
the colourful world of “digital natives”!
“Many young people (the majority in the developed world) routinely
use a wide variety of digital tools for information, communication,
social networking and entertainment channels during their everyday
lives. The generation of people under 25 has grown up with access
to digital communication technologies and in societies increasingly
conditioned by digital communication. These technologies have often
been pervasive during their early years, during their formative
experiences, and whilst they are making important life
The differences between this “connected generation” (“digital
natives”) and older generations are in some cases greater than
conventional North-South digital divides. This complicates the
policy making environment since those making decisions may not
fully understand the technology and environments they are
Ever used twitter & facebook & blip & vimeo & blog
& messenger & flickr & ... - simultaneously?
Give a try! Share the experience with the young ones!
Dive into the world of “digital natives”!
When and Where: 15-18 November, the Youth Corner and throughout the
Reporting from the event and capturing multiple perspectives and
views Using the emerging online tools and services (blog posts,
twitter comments, blip interviews, social network inputs) for
combining social reporting and knowledge management techniques,
participants will report from the event with special attention to
developmental aspects and youth perspectives on the future of
Internet governance. The aggregation and mashing of various feeds
will be presented online.
Internet Governance Debates
When and Where: 15-18 November, lunch-time, the Youth Corner at the
A chance to openly debate important IG issues:
Affirmation of Commitments
participation and accountability and improve the policy-making
process in ICANN?”
present more risks than actual benefits for
‘three strikes’ regulation
a valid and effective way to protect
Neutrality be preserved
to protect Internet users’ rights to
access to the services and applications that they choose?”
Take a stance: argue “In favour” or “Against”. Test your position
in a controversial discussion. Join
the IG Debate!
Internet Governance Research Projects: Presentations and
When and Where: 15-18 November, the Diplo booth at the IGF Village
The Diplo booth will be a centre for discussion of themes that have
been explored by our research fellows during the year 2009:
Cyber-Security, Cybercrime, Child Protection Online, Intellectual
Property Rights, E-democracy, Development, Infrastructure, Critical
Internet Infrastructure, as well topics of interest for Latin
America and Caribbean region.
Visit the Diplo booth the presentations, poster sessions and
discussions with authors.
Internet Governance Around the World
When and Where: 15-18 November, the Diplo booth at the IGF
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Experience-sharing with South-Eastern Europe?
Initiatives in your area of interest in the Middle-East?
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