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February 2012 Blog Posts (29)

Self Nomination to MAG

Full Name: Kulabako Deborah



Gender: Female



Nationality: Ugandan



Country of Residence: Uganda



Organisation: Datamine Technical Business School



Stakeholder group: Private Sector



Background (50 words):

I hold a PGD in ICT Policy and Regulations and Bachelor of Arts Degree with Education both  awarded by…

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Added by Kulabako Deborah on February 28, 2012 at 3:13am — No Comments

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…

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Added by pete cranston on February 27, 2012 at 7:18pm — No Comments

February IG webinar: Freedom of Expression

Dear friends, we invite you to join us tomorrow Tuesday, 28th February, for our IG webinar on Freedom of Expression.

Our special host is our friend Sala T. Tamanikaiwaimaro, one of two co-coordinators of the Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus (IGC), who will be discussing controversial issues, such as: What happens when the right to freedom of expression is violated? Or when it is confronted with other human rights provisions, such as privacy or intellectual property? And who…

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Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 27, 2012 at 4:52pm — No Comments

DiploCommunity MAG endorsement results

Dear colleagues,

Following the extension of the nomination period for the MAG, and recognising the need for diversification of the stakeholder presence on the MAG, DiploFoundation made a short call for nominations, encouraging more participants in the IG process to self-nominate to the UN DESA/IGF Secretariat, and to post their information to our community site at www.diplointernetgovernance.org for consideration for endorsement by…

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Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on February 24, 2012 at 4:44pm — 8 Comments

Thanks for Voting! Results will be announced soon

Thanks to everyone who participated in this community process. Results are being calculated and reviewed. We will announce them here soon.

Congratulations to everyone who is postulating for the MAG positions, and to everyone who participated in the poll. Remember, even those who are not endorsed by the DiploCommunity will still be considered by the Nominating Committee at UN DESA/IGF Secretariat.

Again: Congratulations, thank you, and good…

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Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on February 24, 2012 at 12:26pm — No Comments

MAG Nomination

Full Name: Benson Ncube

Gender: Male

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Country of Residence: Botswana

Organisation: Cabling for Africa

Stakeholder group: Private Sector

Background (50 words):

Benson has a degree in Electrical Engineering (1992) and an MBA (2003) from the University of Zimbabwe. He has also been trained in Advanced Planning of Telecommunications projects in Germany under the sponsorship of Carl Duisburg Gesellschaft. Currently he is…

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Added by Benson Ncube on February 22, 2012 at 8:32am — No Comments

Nominate For An Inclusive and Balanced Business Community in MAG

Full Name: Jamil Goheer



Gender: Male



Nationality: Pakistan



Country of Residence: Pakistan



Organisation: Kualitatem Pvt Ltd



Stakeholder group: Business



Background (50 words):   An engineer turned entrepreneur, started up in Pakistan and scaled the venture with global presence in USA and MiddleEast using…

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Added by Jamil Goheer on February 20, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

[UPDATED] Vote for five nominees for IGF MAG!

Voting for the final list of five candidates for the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group will begin tomorrow, Tuesday, 21 February at 00.00 GMT. Nominations are being accepted until today, midnight GMT.

The poll will be accessible as from tomorrow. Please cast your votes …

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Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 20, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

CLARION CALL TO VOTE TO REDUCE HUNGER , POVERTY IN THE WORLD

I am cotesting for five nominees for IGF MAG and request  ALL OF YOU  to see my back ground and vote for me.

I have time tested applications to use internet (and ICT) to address global poverty and HUNGER.

Thans a lot in anticipation

JC  SHUKLA (JC)

Added by JC on February 20, 2012 at 1:42pm — No Comments

VOTING

I cant vote with google chrome

jc

Added by JC on February 20, 2012 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Nominate Suriname to the MAG

Full Name: Angelic Caroline Alihusain-del Castilho



Gender: Female



Nationality: Surinamese



Country of Residence: Suriname



Organisation: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Senior Policy Advisor/Ambassador



Stakeholder group: Government/Civil society



Background (50 words): I have taken several courses in the area of Internet Governance and as a result submitted a project to the ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Suriname aiming for… Continue

Added by Angelic Alihusain-del Castilho on February 20, 2012 at 11:54am — No Comments

Why do you demand - "Information Sharing"?

With reference to new changes in Google Privacy Policy about “the Sharing” of user’s personal data among all of Google network Applications, it is so simple to obtain the acceptability of normal users because it provides integration among all applications and excellent feature of “single-sign-on” which has been a prominent feature of many software leading companies.



Risk factor about the information security is this that if any of its application compromises, the hackers or intruders… Continue

Added by Imran Ahmad Shah on February 20, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Self nomination

Please review to see whether I have met deadline requirements.

Submission Template:

 

Title:  Mrs

Surname:   Deirdre

First name:  Williams

Other names:   -

Job Title(s)  Independent…

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Added by Deirdre Williams on February 20, 2012 at 2:20am — No Comments

MAG Nomination

Full Name: Naveed Ul Haq

 

Gender: Male

 

Nationality: Pakistani

 

Country of Residence: Pakistan

 

Organization: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

 

Stakeholder Group: Regulator

 

Background:

I am an ICT professional, researcher and technology activist with major area of work surrounded around telecommunication networks and the Internet. Apart from…

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Added by Naveed on February 19, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments

MAG Nomination

 Full Name. Carlos Dionisio Aguirre

 Gender: Male

 Nationality: Argentinean

 Country of Residence: Argentina

 Organization: AGEIA DENSI - Study Group & Academic Research Association in Law, Economy and Business at Information Society

 Stakeholder group: Civil Society & Academy

Background: Im a International Director of AGEIA DENSI, currently GNSO member and former re-elected ALAC member by LACRALO ICANN, Lawyer specialized in Business…

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Added by Carlos Dionisio Aguirre on February 19, 2012 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Nomination to the MAG

Full Name: Magaly P. Pazello

Gender: Female

Nationality: Brazilian

Country of Residence: Brazil…

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Added by Magaly on February 19, 2012 at 5:16am — No Comments

Application for the MAG

Full Name:                          Kolubahzizi T. Howard

Gender:                               Male

Nationality:                          Liberian

Country of Residence:   Liberia

Organization:                    Liberia Telecommunications Authority

Stakeholder Group:        Government and the ISCO Liberian Chapter

 

Background (50 words):

 Worked in the telecommunications sector for over…

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Added by Kolubahzizi T. Howard on February 18, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

MAG Nomination

Full Name: Benson Ncube

Gender: Male

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Country of Residence: Botswana

Organisation: Cabling for Africa

Stakeholder group: Private Sector

Background (50 words):

Benson has a degree in Electrical Engineering (1992) and an MBA (2003) from the University of Zimbabwe. He has also been trained in Advanced…

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Added by Benson Ncube on February 18, 2012 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Application to MAG

Full Name: Adedotun Adewunmi



Gender: Male



Nationality: Rwandan



Country of Residence: Nigeria



Organisation: Freespirit Illustrations Company



Stakeholder group: Civil Society



Background (50 words): …

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Added by Dotun Adewunmi on February 17, 2012 at 11:51pm — No Comments

Nomination to the MAG (Note from Ginger: Avri is a Diplo collaborating expert)

Full Name:  Avri Doria



Gender:  Female



Nationality:  US and Israel



Country of Residence:  US



Organisation:  Independent research consultant working on Internet architecture, protocols and governance



Stakeholder group:  Civil Society & Internet Technical Community



Background (50 words):



I was a WSIS Civil Society participant, a WGIG member, a Coordinator of the IGC, a Chair of GNSO Council and the NCSG in ICANN,…

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Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on February 17, 2012 at 6:04pm — No Comments

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