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May 2011 Blog Posts (9)

African languages on the cyber space

Hey people!


Have you heard of the Academy of African languages? The guys over there are seriously looking into the African languages and the cyerspace.  I have me a few questions:

  1. What African languages are on the net?
  2. Who is putting African languages on the net?
  3. What are the most important languages that need to be on the net?
  4. What are your personal thoughts?

Gimme a shout!



Added by Nnenna Nwakanma on May 30, 2011 at 12:14pm — No Comments

4th European Dialogue on Internet Governance - EuroDIG - Belgrade, Serbia, 30-31 May 2011

Dear colleagues (especially Europeans),


I hope the message finds you well and cheerful!…


Added by Diplo IGCBP on May 10, 2011 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Exciting things going on in Fiji and the Pacific... Sala invites you to join in!

Dear Diplo Alumni, current students, and friends of IG,

The Fiji Cyber Security Working Group is hosting a Workshop at the end

of May in Suva Fiji. If you would like to attend or help out, please

send an email to salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro@gmail.com

For those who are interested in Cyber Security and are from around the

world and are geographically constrained yet want to offer your

assistance (technical advice, suggestions),…

Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on May 4, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Internet Society’s IGF 2011 Ambassador program

Dear colleagues:


IGF 2011 Ambassadors Programme – Call for Applications


The Internet Society is pleased to announce a call for applications to participate in the Internet Society (ISOC) Ambassador…


Added by Diplo IGCBP on May 4, 2011 at 1:12pm — No Comments

This Diplo Community: What does it mean to you?


I will be on a panel on "Towards an Online eLearning Network Across African Universities" and I would like to speak briefly on online E-Learning networks that have contributed to the capacity of Africans in one way or the other.  This Diplo Internet Governance Community is one I would like to talk about.


So I would like to consult the Africans who have followed the IGCBP.  Here are some of the things I would like to know:

How has your online…


Added by Nnenna Nwakanma on May 4, 2011 at 12:03pm — 5 Comments

infoDev’s 4th Global Forum on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

infoDev’s 4th Global Forum on Innovation & Entrepreneurship will take place in Helsinki, Finland during May 30 - June 3, 2011. For more information on the event, please go to http://www.infodevgf.net/.

infoDev’s 4th Global Forum on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Added by Fahd A. Batayneh on May 2, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Declare your right to communicate | 3 May: World Press Freedom Day

Take Back The Tech is a global collaborative campaign that calls everyone - especially women and girls - to take control of technology to end violence against women.

Here is the link to the new action under Take Back The Tech Campaign.


Please help publicize this action as best as possible. Thanks in advance.

Added by Shahzad Ahmad on May 1, 2011 at 9:43am — No Comments

Pakistan: Freedom on the Net 2011

Hope most of you have already seen the Freedom on the Net 2011 Report launched by Freedom House on 18th April 2011.The complete report is accessible here:


We are pleased to inform that the Pakistan chapter of this report is conributed by three Diplo Fellows in Pakistan. Here is the direct link to this report:



Added by Shahzad Ahmad on May 1, 2011 at 9:37am — No Comments

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