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Did you take the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme - IGCBP from DiploFoundation? If so, in which year? Who was tutoring you?
Doing it now under Mwende Njiraini
Where did you ¨discover¨ this Community portal?
At the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)
What are you currently doing today and projects you have related to Internet governance?
Analysing media bill 2010 and the ICCK 2010, Intermediary liability in Kenya 2012, Women and Cybercrime, the dark side of ICTs.
In which ways the capacity building provided by Diplo has helped you and your community in Internet governance issues? (Question only for IGCBP Alumni)
Has built my capacity and competencies in IG.
Please list the names of organizations you are a member of, including hyperlinks for more information when possible.
Kenya ICT Action Network, KICTANET, www.kictanet.or.ke
Media Democracy and Empowerment in East Africa (MEDIeA) http://mediea.ruc.dk
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Multistakeholderism (MS) in Connecting the dots Study by UNESCO

On March 3-4, UNESCO headquarters organised a multistakeholder conference dubbed CONNECTing the Dots: Options for Future Action ( http://en.unesco.org/events/connecting-dots-options-future-action).

The meeting was convened to deliberate on a study conducted by UNESCO on Internet related issues. 

I was asked…


Posted on March 10, 2015 at 6:30pm

Developing Trust in Multistakeholderism

Multistakeholderism (MS) and what it constitutes continues to be a topic of interest in many internet governance discussions and gatherings.


In the recently concluded IGF 2014 in Istanbul, I was one of the panelists in the session Developing meaningful multistakeholder participation mechanism http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/igf-2014/schedule-igf2014


Prior to speaking in…


Posted on October 14, 2014 at 2:41pm — 1 Comment

Exercising freedom of expression!

October 21, 2013

Day 0 of the IGF 2013 kicked off at Bali, Indonesia with several IG-pre events. Human Rights on the Internet: what are they and what do they mean in the context of Internet Governance was one of these events that took place and organized by the Association of Progressive Communicators (APC) http://hr-igf2013.events.apc.org/curriculum-resources/.

The session led by David Souter, aimed at…


Posted on October 21, 2013 at 6:47pm

Africa, the home of mobile Money

I was recently invited to speak in a panel http://www.dw.de/mobile-for-development-is-scale-what-matters/a-16655684 at the Deutche Welle Global Media Forum 2013. This session  Mobile for Development—Is scale what matters? was convened by Frontline SMS and brought together speakers from BBC Media Action, the Guardian, and Daraja.

One of the key question that the session focused…


Posted on June 24, 2013 at 2:19pm — 2 Comments

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