The 2nd consultation round for the “Regional Roadmap for Internet Governance in Arab Countries” was held on October 25-26, 2010 at the UN House in Beirut, Lebanon. DiploFoundation was represented by Hanane Boujemi who contributed in The Regional Roadmap on Internet issues in the Arab…Continue
Things keep going very fun and dynamic at the Diplo IGCBP team - here is a follow up email sent by Ginger to our Gaborone group:
First, a warm hello, and thank you to each of you for your interest
in the Gaborone workshop, and your energy to making it a success. It
was a pleasure meeting you and learning a bit about Botswana. I was
amazed by the positive, willing energy shown… Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on October 29, 2010 at 1:48pm —
Earlier this month Rebecca MacKinnon presented a paper at Stanford titled "Networked authoritarianism in China and beyond: implications for global
Internet freedom." You may find it to be of interest. It can be
downloaded via this link:…
Interesting initiative from the Berkman Center on the Russian Blogosphere (Thanks to Carol Rossini for sharing this with Diplo IGCBP Alumni)
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Seth Young Date: Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 6:17 AM Subject: [report-release-list] New Berkman Center research: Public Discourse in the Russian Blogosphere To:… Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on October 29, 2010 at 1:00pm —
Security of Resources on the Internet is a challenge that some groups can focus on in developing country, in their perspective region and country. However, challenges of lacking the human resources with skills
and knowledge as well as experiences in such fields of ICTs POLICY,
This review is intended to provide a research focus for the e–Government strategy for the Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan (Jordan, Ministry of Post and Communications (MOPC), 2002a). The strategy sits within the context of other initiatives related to education (Hamzeh, 2002; Heresh and Malas, 2002), poverty alleviation (Dajani, 2002), Arab culture (Joha, 2002a), and e–commerce (Roussan, 2001; Al Farawati,…
An interesting development to the 3 strikes rule between the music industry and ISPs after it is ruled unconstitutional in Ireland. This creates problems for Eircom who last year settled out of court with the music industry on the 3 strikes rule, similar to the rule in France and New Zealand.
Many of us are busy formulated policy research proposals. At the same time, we are learning why policy research is important, the differences between academic and policy research, the cycles involved, and so on.
This week, our colleague and team member from ICT Strategy II (ICGBP2010) posted an interesting hypertext: the summary of a paper describing the pitfalls that have prevented public…
Hello friends, Here is an interesting news for the Internet Community from developing countries:
The APRICOT 2011 is a summit to be held this year in Hong Kong from 21-25 February 2011 in Hong Kong SAR, China. The summit provides a forum for those key Internet builders in the region to learn from their peers and other leaders in the Internet community from around the world.
For personnel from developing countries to participate in the summit, the APRICOT Fellow Program… Continue
The MENA ICT Forum is the MENA region’s premier biennial Information and Communications Technology and Information and Communications Technology Enabled Services (ICTES) industry event, held in Jordan under the royal patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II. Previously held in 2002, 2004, and 2006 as Jordan ICT Forum, the event resumes its activities in 2010 under its new brand, the MENA ICT…Continue
I was recently fortunate enough to attend the Internet Governance Forum
(IGF) 2010 meetings in Vilnius, Lithuania. The IGF is an international body, set up by the United Nations (UN) to address global issues of governance in the online world.
It has been running for five years now, and is linked to the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, of which Millennium… Continue
Added by Nighat Dad on October 11, 2010 at 7:14am —
October 11, 2010 shall mark the official launch of Jordan's IDN ccTLD in Arabic (.alordon) (.الاردن). The launch shall take place in conjunction with the MENA ICT Forum (http://www.menaictforum.com/) at the Amman Business Park (www.dzc.jo). The event is expected to be officially open by his Majesty King Abdallah the Second - the King of Jordan.
The official launch of (.alordon) shall take place… Continue
The Public Voice Conference will take place this year in Jerusalem on 25 October 2010. (Information: http://thepublicvoice.org/events/israel10/) This event is held every year during the annual Conference of Privacy and Data Protection Commissioners' in Jerusalem, Israel (more information here: http://bit.ly/ac9z6z).
The full text of the book An Introduction to Internet Governance (6th edition) is available here. The translated versions in Serbian/BCS, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, and Portuguese are also available for download.