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Jovan Kurbalija (Diplo director) writes:
The 6th IGF starts at the UN Compound in Nairobi; lovely surroundings with a relaxed atmosphere. Even strict security checks are not as annoying as in other places. It is fascinating how the same rules (UN security) are localised worldwide. With a few smiles and easy communication, life is easier, even when it comes to security matters.
At the event itself, the IGF crowd is going through its annual ritual. Some patterns have…Continue
Jou Kali is one of the first phrases I learnt in Kenya. Literally, it means ‘under the sun’, but is used in Kenya and East Africa to describe the informal economy. By what I understand from my Kenyan friends, jou kali describes common sense and the innovative ways in which ordinary, very often poor people, find…Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on September 27, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments
Diplo is about to launch a new publication, Emerging Leaders for the Digital World, during the 6th IGF meeting in Nairobi on 27-30 September, 2011.
Emerging Leaders for the Digital World features the experiences of some of the most active emerging leaders in Internet governance and ICT policy. The leaders, identified and empowered by Diplo’s ACP…Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on September 21, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Two new blog posts have been posted on our E-diplomacy blog.
In 'Plug in and learn' (http://edip.diplomacy.edu/plug_in_and_learn), Mary Murphy talks about online learning, and refers to the online learning experience of Diplo's IG courses alumni. Can you relate to Mary's thoughts?
In 'Connecting to the Internet: A survey of Diplo's online students' (…Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on September 20, 2011 at 10:25am — No Comments