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MAG 2015 membership : Self nomination

Family name: Nkurunziza

First name: Jean Paul

Gender: Male

Country of residence: Burundi

Organisation: ISOC Burundi Chapter…


Added by NKURUNZIZA JEAN PAUL on September 24, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

BurundiX : Le premier point d'échange Internet du Burundi lancé le 21 Mars 2014.

L'histoire de BurundiX commence le 31  Janvier 2010, lors de la quatorzième Assemble ordinaire des Chefs d'Etats de l'Union Africaine, à Addis Abeba en Ethiopie. A l'issue de cette conférence, les Chefs d'Etat ont en effet décidé de renforcer la coopération régionale afin de mettre en place des Points d'Echange Internet nationaux et régionaux. L'objectif global de ce programme : Réduire les frais que les pays africains sont obligés de payer aux…


Added by NKURUNZIZA JEAN PAUL on March 30, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Nomination for 1Net as a civil society representative

Full name: Jean Paul Nkurunziza

Gender: Male


Country of residence:Burundi

Organisation: Burundi Youth Training Centre ( BYTC), ISOC-Burundi

1. Background and/or experience in IG (50 words); feel free to include a link:

Attended the DiploFoundation online course on Internet Governance in 2007  and became the tutor for francophone groups,  and later,  I tutored the francophone groups within the ISOC's Next…


Added by NKURUNZIZA JEAN PAUL on December 7, 2013 at 7:55am — No Comments

2nd e-Atlas meeting, Francophon West Africa : BAMAKO ( Mali) , December 7th, 8th and 9th 2009.

E-Atlas is an initiative from social researchers mainly from Toulouse Le Mirail University ( France) . Their goal is to understand how local collectivities behave with respect to the emergence of the Information Society.

However, E-Atlas is not a purely scientific research project. It’s a strong partnership between the research world and diverse stakeholders involved in the information society ( local administrations, NGOs, private actors, ….

The first E-Atlas Francophon West Africa… Continue

Added by NKURUNZIZA JEAN PAUL on December 25, 2009 at 7:34pm — No Comments

BYTC organised a remote participation hub to IGF 2009 in BUJUMBURA

Hi !

Burundi Youth Training Centre ( my organization), organised a remote participation hub to IGF 2009 in Bujumbura.

(but we couldn't register our hub into the list of official remote hubs because I was travelling some days before the event).

BYTC has been created 1999. Our core actions are oriented in ICTs especially for Youths : ( training, sensitization, etc...)

The goal of the remote hub for IGF was to create awareness and sensitize burundian youths on different issues… Continue

Added by NKURUNZIZA JEAN PAUL on December 3, 2009 at 11:55am — No Comments

Second EAIGF (Nairobi, September 7th -9th 2009)

For the second EAIGF, I arrived late and a bit tired (on my way back from the GAID Global forum in Monterrey, Mexico)!

I could catch the session of 8th September in the afternoon and the one of the 9th September in the morning.

The session of 8th September afternoon was about critical Internet resources in the region. Adiel Akplogan ( from ICANN) presented about the allocation of IP addresses. One fact is that is that this allocation is a bottom-up, continuous and open… Continue

Added by NKURUNZIZA JEAN PAUL on September 11, 2009 at 8:55pm — 1 Comment

IGF Burundi : First edition !

Hello all,

In the framework of the EAIGF 2009 scheduled from September 7th to 9th in Nairobi, ISOC BURUNDI ( Burundian chapter of ISOC) is organizing the 1st IGF BURUNDI.

IGF Burundi is scheduled on September 1st to 2nd 2009, under the high patronage of the Ministry of Transport, Post and Telecommunications. It will take place at “The White Stone” building.

About one hundred participants have invited, coming from different institutions : Government, Senate, Parliament, CSOs,… Continue

Added by NKURUNZIZA JEAN PAUL on September 1, 2009 at 5:34pm — No Comments

A good point for a IGF- Burundi !

I and some members of ISOC Burundi have been thinking of an IGF in Burundi for burundian stakeholders.

I had been thinking that it would be hard to create awareness on IG issues as Burundi was absent even in EAIGF (http://www.eaigf.or.ke/abteaigf.html).

I got a very good news for that process this morning in Hyderabad : While attending the "Second Parliamentary Forum on Shaping the Information Society : the Role of Parliaments and Legislators", I could meet one MP from… Continue

Added by NKURUNZIZA JEAN PAUL on December 2, 2008 at 1:02pm — 1 Comment



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