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I recently completed the Diplo Foundation Internet Governance Advanced course in Privacy (Aug 2012) and the Introduction to Policy Research (Nov 2012). My project proposal sought to draw attention to the quality of the stakeholder consultation process as a precursor to legislative changes. Specific focus was given to the HIPCAR project on St. Kitts-Nevis which has resulted in proposed and in some cases actual legislative changes in the interception of communications, e-commerce, …Continue
Posted on April 19, 2013 at 4:53pm
Just a reminder to everyone especially those of us who attended the IGF in Baku To send in their suggestions /thoughts as to how the process can be improved.
My main suggestion would be to have the plenary sessions reorganised and focus on the reports from the feeder sessions first then we can have the panelists discuss/talk amongst themselves. What is the point of having feeder sessions if the points raised In the workshop sessions have to be literally rushed…Continue
Posted on January 12, 2013 at 6:24pm — 1 Comment
Its been one week since I left Baku and the IGF2012. I'm still surprised that it has taken me this long to catch up on work and everything else. You may ask what does time travel have to do with Baku and the IGF. For those of us who travelled from the Caribbean it certainty felt like it.
Travel from the Caribbean to London on an eight hour flight and Move forward four hours in real time(London is four hours ahead of the Caribbean). Then another flight of eight hours to Baku and move…Continue
Posted on November 18, 2012 at 2:17am
After a flurry of sessions over the last few days, I was looking for a session to attend on the last afternoon of the IGF.
Grace Githaiga of the African IGF invitied me to attend the African IGF Session that was being held that day.
What I experienced at that session was inspiring, challenging and reaffirming.
The reports from the panelists covered the state of the IGF process from an African context and while panelists appealed for greater involvement of other African…Continue
Posted on November 10, 2012 at 10:41am — 2 Comments