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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?
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Sovereigns of cyberspace - power without responsibility?

'Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely'. Lord Acton would presumably be delighted to learn his aside in the late 19th Century has become a cliche. But like many clichees it remains as true now as ever . Absolute rulers can be challenged, albeit often very bloodily and painfully as we're constantly witnessing. But finding the levers of power is a lot more difficult if the ruler is a very rich business operating…


Posted on February 27, 2012 at 7:18pm

Megan Richards, Amena Hashesh

More delegate perspectives from IGF09 in interviews by the Social Reporters from the Youth Booth.

Megan Richards from the European Commission

Amena Hashesh from the Kuwaiti Communications… Continue

Posted on November 16, 2009 at 3:18pm

Cloud computing poses more threats than benefits: debate at the Youth Booth

Subhodeep Kundu opened, stressing the importance of the potential for scalability and the power of the Cloud for increasing collaboration. Another major benefit is the cost saving possible through the sharing of resources. However it is key that regulation and Governance is addressed at the strategic level.

Bernard Sadaqa disagreed entirely, for several reasons:

1. You need high bandwidth

2. Quality of services is slow

3. Uneven quality of services across different… Continue

Posted on November 16, 2009 at 12:17pm

Jovan Kurbalija, Day One of IGF09

After a hectic first day at the Internet Governance Forum 09 in Sharm El Sheikh Jovan is generally positive about progress and optimistic about the future of IGF.

Posted on November 15, 2009 at 6:19pm

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At 4:39pm on October 28, 2009, NKURUNZIZA JEAN PAUL said…
Hi Pete !
Yes I will attend the Observatory 2009 workshop !
It will be a great pleasure for me to see you again ! Last time, it was in
Benin 2006 !
See you soon !
At 7:50am on October 28, 2009, NKURUNZIZA JEAN PAUL said…
Hi Pete !
It's a great pleasure for me to have you as a friend in this Diplo Internet Governance Network !
At 1:37pm on October 27, 2009, Diplo IGCBP said…
Welcome, Pete!

We look forward to have your opinion on how to improve our communication platform and other channels!



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