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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 Generation programme. I attended the IGF 2008 in Hyderabad, and I followed IGF debates online during the next meetings.  I have been actively involved in the IGF Burundi since 2009 and I spent 6 months in a fellowship position at the IGF secretariat in Geneva in 2010.
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2. Motivation and goals (50 words):

I believe Internet should be kept unified. For that purpose, only a multistakeholder governance of the Internet is the only way. I support the Global meeting to be held in Brazil as it intends to address the what I call "Internet confidence crisis" which a consequence of mass online surveillance.

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