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February 2010 Blog Posts (14)

Naveed Ul Haq - ICANN interview

Our Community member Naveed has been interviewed for this month's ICANN Newsletter! Here is the interview:

An ‘always on’ Experience

Naveed in IGF Sharm El Sheikh, during the DiploFoundation graduation ceremony (Photo: Seiiti Arata)

My… Continue

Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 26, 2010 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Bringing diversity to the Internet governance "Usual Suspects"

Bringing diversity to the Internet governance "Usual Suspects"

The complexity of the Internet governance discussion can be intimidating for newcomers. How can we ensure participation of…


Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 24, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

ICANN Studienkreis Barcelona: download the presentations here

The ICANN Studienkreis is an open network of individuals from different Internet constituencies from the private sector, the academia, the civil society, the media and the government.

Established in 1999, the ICANN Studienkreis organizes annual high level expert seminars on

subjects, related to Internet Governance and the…

Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 22, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

e-Gov solutions Re-usability

I have worked for Railways for over 7 years and now I am working in e-Governance domain after pursuing my MBA. I also had experienced a small e-Gov experience while working on e-District UP project; on behalf of 3i-Infotech as a Summer Trainee. As moving ahead my career in e-Gov domain, I have came across a few confusions in my mind, which I would like anyone having vast experience to clear.

Since e-Gov projects(India) like e-District, e-Panchayati Raj, etc. are proposed for all the… Continue

Added by Abhishek Sharma on February 22, 2010 at 10:37am — 2 Comments

EuroDIG 2010 preliminary draft programme ready!

Our friend Sandra Hoferichter reports that the EuroDIG 2010 preliminary draft programme is ready for comments. Although you can add your input here, it is even better if you do it on the EuroDIG website


based on discussions during the EuroDIG preparatory meetings in…


Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 22, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

The US Perspective on International Norms for Cyberspace

Here is an interesting announcement shared by Carolina Rossini:

The US Perspective on International Norms for Cyberspace

Speaker: Ms. Michele Markoff, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Cyber Affairs, US Dept. of State
Date: Thursday, February 25 2010
Time: 4:10PM to 6:00PM
Refreshments: 4:00AM
Location: 32-D463 (Star)
Host: roger hurwitz, CSAIL
Contact: roger hurwitz, 617-258-5261,…

Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 21, 2010 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Think EXTREME - What would happen if the INTERNET Collapsed ?

Hi Folks,

Imagine, what happens if the Internet collapsed !

Thats not being negative but imagining the worst - preparing in case. But its not even about preparing in case, rather its about identifying how much we depend on Internet, how much our lives revolve around Internet and at times how much we breathe on Internet. The post on How Stuff Works caught my attention lately,…


Added by Jamil Goheer on February 16, 2010 at 8:43pm — 4 Comments

Charity fraud in Haiti


Added by Deirdre Williams on February 16, 2010 at 11:40am — 1 Comment

[Interview] Tim Davies - PracticalParticipation.co.uk

Differently from our usual interviews, instead of having one of our alumni, today we have an expert who has recently worked with the Diplo team on the use of Web 2.0 tools during a conference. Tim Davies, from the UK, shares with us some of the experience recently held in Sharm:

DIPLO Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (IGCBP):… Continue

Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 10, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

[Interview] Charity Gamboa-Embley - IGF Remote Participation Working Group

Charity Gamboa-Embley (IGCBP 2007) is from the Philippines and as a member of the IGF Remote Participation Working group she agreed to give us an interview.

DIPLO Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme - IGCBP: Charity, you have been involved in a project that is getting a lot of attention over the recent years - remote participation for the IGF. Can you explain to us more about what is this initiative? What is the benefit that the group is… Continue

Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 7, 2010 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

[Interview] Rafik Dammak, Tunisia - Youth Coalition on Internet Governance

We interviewed Rafik Dammak (IGCBP 2007) from Tunisia, who shares new information about the Youth Coalition on Internet Governance.

DIPLO Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (IGCBP): Rafik, there is an important announcement for the launch of the Youth dynamic coalition. Can you tell us more about it?

Rafik Dammak: Thank you for…

Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 6, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Secret anti-piracy treaty?

An intensive debate about the so-called secret international discussions on a global intelectual property treaty is taking place at European level.

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is currently negotiated between the EU and some industrialised countries (Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States).

The treaty has been presented first and foremost as a way of tackling physical forgeries, such as… Continue

Added by Sorina Teleanu on February 4, 2010 at 9:57pm — No Comments

'Capacity is Development' Knowledge Fair

The United Nations Development Programme is pleased to announce the 'Capacity is Development' Knowledge Fair and invites you to share your experience. The knowledge fair seeks to collect experiences on policies, investments and programs that have proven successful in driving human and institutional capacity development in diverse settings around the world. These experiences will feed directly into the 'Capacity is Development' global… Continue

Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 4, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

UN development agenda

This came from Bytesforall this morning.

Since development is an important, if somewhat neglected, aspect of Internet governance, and since the ITU is cited as the "elder statesman" of development agencies, it seems a good idea to at least have a look at this survey.

The FutureUN project: Global survey on the future of the UN Developm

Posted by: "sakiv @ rogers.com" vikas.nath @ gmail.com sakiv @ rogers.com

Thu Feb 4, 2010 1:09 am (PST)

Dear… Continue

Added by Deirdre Williams on February 4, 2010 at 2:15pm — No Comments

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