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I am encouraging members to respond to the call for nominations for choosing Internet Governance Caucus (IGC) nominees for the Commission on Science and Technology for Development Working Group on enhanced cooperation (CSTD WG-EC).
I know some of you may qualify. Please click here and see attached file for details. Deadline is 22-Feb-2013.
Posted on February 19, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments
On day 3 of the IGF, I attended WS 149 Freedom of expression online: Key challenges and best practices. During this session, many things were discussed but I was mainly drawn to the discussion by Nicola Douglas and Mathew Jackman (from UK) who shared about Youth and IGF. In July 2011, I attended the East Africa Internet Governance Forum (EAIGF) and was privileged to make a presentation about Youth and Internet Usage in Uganda. From that time on, I have been very interested in issues of Youth…Continue
Posted on November 13, 2012 at 7:41pm — 1 Comment
The Africa IGF session on day 4 was the perfect way for me to end the IGF. Being from Africa, I am definitely attracted to the African culture or any discussions about my continent. It was exciting to see so many Africans (and other non-Africans) gathered in one room to discuss issues of Internet Governance in Africa. That was a good way to show a side of Africa that is not known by many; it was not the ‘usual’ display of malnourished children, many homeless people or war torn areas. That…Continue
Posted on November 13, 2012 at 1:18pm
There is a first time for everything: The 7th meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2012 was the first IGF that I attended physically, having participated remotely in the 6th meeting in Nairobi, Kenya in 2011. I am really thankful to DiploFoundation and VeriSign for the fellowship that enabled me to be part of one of the biggest gatherings in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) world.
Posted on November 13, 2012 at 9:30am — 2 Comments