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September 2008 Blog Posts (10)

ISOC Ambassadors 2008 announced

Diplo IG Community members Jean-Philemon Kissangou (IGCBP'05), Priyanthi Daluwatte (IGCBP'06), Hanane Boujemi (IGCBP'06) and Alaa Al-Din J. Kadhem Al-Radhi (IGCBP'07) are some of the candidates chosen as ISOC Ambassadors for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting to be held in Hyderabad, India in December.

Congratulations and we hope that your participation in the IGF be a rich… Continue

Added by Seiiti on September 25, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online

The 2nd International Conference "Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online", took place in Warsaw, on 18-19 September 2008, and IGCBP'08 community member Agnieszka Wrzesień, Project Coordinator for the Saferinternet.pl - Polish Safer Internet Node was the chair of the Organising Committee representing Nobody's Children Foundation.

The conference brought together representatives from the education sector, NGOs, law enforcement,… Continue

Added by Seiiti on September 25, 2008 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Pakistan's new National IT Policy

Diplo IG Community members from Pakistan involving Fouad Bajwa (IGCBP'06), Rose Gill (IGCBP'07), Asif Kabani (IGCBP'07) and Jamil Goheer (IGCBP'08) have been selected as members of the working groups for providing input and recommendations on Pakistan's new National IT Policy Formulation activity for next 5 years.

The first meeting was held in Lahore, Punjab in Pakistan on September 2008 where DiploFoundation's Associates contributed inputs in… Continue

Added by Seiiti on September 25, 2008 at 1:20pm — 1 Comment

Capacity building in India

DiploFoundation, in conjunction with the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), is currently conducting an online course in Internet Governance for 31 participants in India.

The group includes professionals involved in the organization of the 3rd United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) to be held in Hyderabad, India from December 3 to 6. This year, as the IGF host country, India will focus more than ever on Internet Governance,… Continue

Added by Seiiti on September 25, 2008 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Marília Maciel @ the 73rd ILA Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Diplo Associate Marília Maciel has given a lecture in the 73rd International Law Association Conference, which took place from 17 to 21 August in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

The theme of the panel was "The Role of Civil Society in the International Regulation Process: ICANN as a case study" and the title of her presentation was "The role of civil society in regulation: a brief comparative study between ICANN and the process of regional… Continue

Added by Seiiti on September 25, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

IG Training in Botswana

DiploFoundation has been a key resource partner in an executive training programme delivered in Botswana, Africa.

The programme, ¨Building SADC Capacity in Internet Governance¨, was organised by the Centre of Specialisation in Public Administration and Management (CESPAM), upon a request from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The training programme, supported by the Commonwealth Secretariat, was held on August… Continue

Added by Seiiti on September 25, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Uploaded pictures

I posted some two hundred pictures I had from past events such as the Malta Conference, IGF Athens, IGF Rio and other conferences into our Photos space. However I added most of the pictures with the privacy level of visualization only for friends.

What does that mean?

If you want to look who has been doing what in the past years in these uploaded pictures, you can easily… Continue

Added by Seiiti on September 24, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Internationalized Top Level Domains: The case of Russia (Ivan Zassurski)

On the same panel with Andrei Mikheyev, Ivan Zassurski, from the Lomonossow University Moscow, Faculty of Journalism, made an interesting presentation on the IDNs in Russia. Below is a copy-paste of my original notes.

View from the conference venue

I am uploading the video of this presentation and will edit this blog post soon with the link.


Older people are unlikely to catch up due… Continue

Added by Seiiti on September 24, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Internationalized domain names: the case of Russia

Andrei Mikheyev made his presentation on ¨Internationalized domain names: the case of Russia¨ at the 9th ICANN Studienkreis held in Helsinki, Sept. 2009.

Here is a copy-paste of the notes I have taken. It is always good to check the original videos posted here for getting the original message… Continue

Added by Seiiti on September 24, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

First post

This is my first post here!

As I keep on doing and learning you will see that my style and content will keep changing (hopefully getting better!).

So please accept my apologies in advance for the initial mistakes that I will eventually take in setting up these blog posts, but without risking to make mistakes we cannot advance.

Your suggestions to improve this space are always… Continue

Added by Seiiti on September 23, 2008 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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