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Poncelet O. Ileleji's Blog (8)

My Mindset Open Data and Our Communities

Sometimes we truly take the data that comes through to us individually as just another piece of information or news, our whatever you might want to categorize it especially in this day and age when they come in various varieties, volume and speed, It takes a lot to try to understand what it means  to us in what we do individually, be you a mechanic, a tailor or an intellectual.   The corporates do know what it means, in an era that Data is everything, from getting people to visit your…


Added by Poncelet O. Ileleji on March 27, 2015 at 8:26pm — No Comments



Easier said than done, what actually should make all the boxes tick if we look overall at the multistakeholder model of the Internet governance?  Well simply said and widely written on   it is however in my opinion trying to get all within the sphere of equality to have a level playing field where all voices count.    

However sometimes these do not really happen at national level of Internet Governance especially in developing countries notably Sub Saharan Africa, as…


Added by Poncelet O. Ileleji on September 27, 2014 at 1:56pm — No Comments

MAG renewal process for 2015 My SElf Nomination

Family name: Ileleji

First name: Poncelet


Country of residence: The Gambia

Organisation: The Gambia YMCA

Stakeholder group: Civil Society

Background and/or experience in IG

Am a Diplo Alumni and Resource person for IG for the WAIGF, the Gambia Chapter I spearheaded several countries in West Africa to be involved in…


Added by Poncelet O. Ileleji on September 20, 2014 at 1:20pm — No Comments


The theme for the third African Internet Governance forum “Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance” was quite a thoughtful theme; however we must note that the 3rd Internet Governance forum though largely successful was still short of full participation within some key stakeholders in the African Continent.  Despite the full support of UNECA, The Government of Nigeria and our official host NIRA, the Abuja meeting still lacked enough bite in teams of…


Added by Poncelet O. Ileleji on July 18, 2014 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Opening Up Rights and Privacy on The Internet with the Context of Security in Africa

The On going 2nd African Internet Forum going on in Nairobi, Kenya, has brought up a lot of great thoughts into the issue of Internet and Human Rights.


Within the context of the Africa, its important, to note security can only be truly guaranteed if we have a good balance between rights and privacy in regards to security, whatever survillance or lack of access to the Internet or accessing  certain content that happens or seem to happen   this should be done within the Context…


Added by Poncelet O. Ileleji on September 26, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments

The Upcoming 7th IGF and the IG Process

Few days to go now as we head into the 7th annual Internet governance Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, when we take a look at all the thematic themes  that have discussed  over the years since the start of the IG process, despite in some cases the frustrations, we must each give ourselves a part on the back, The IG process has now yielded more focus on having IG entrenched in our various countries development agenda especially through concrete ICT policies. Compared  to last year the amount of…


Added by Poncelet O. Ileleji on November 1, 2012 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Regional West African Internet Governance Forum 2nd to 4th July 2012 Freetown, Sierra Leone

West African Internet Governance Reginal forum, focusing on the multi stake holder approach. developing more diverse ways to develop our Internet Eco System through development trends on Internet Governance focusing on our development in West Africa. 


Event just started at the Miatta Conference Centre, in Freetown, Sierra Leone. 

Added by Poncelet O. Ileleji on July 2, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Opening Up - "Net Neutrality and Society"

Well its getting normal it seems in different countries that it seems open access has to have its own limits, does it really have to have its own limits? Why do we have to have access to all kind of content, sites or platforms? why is it that in certain cases be it in schools, work place certain access are restricted? Why is it we have to be culturally sensitive as responsible citizens of the digital world in what we publish in public domains?

I totally belief we are the best advocates… Continue

Added by Poncelet O. Ileleji on August 16, 2010 at 4:58pm — No Comments



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