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The Internet Governance Forum: what does it mean for Africa? (research article)

The Internet Governance Forum: what does it mean for Africa? (Le forum sur la Gouvernance de l'Internet : quel sens pour l'Afrique?)



By Ken LOHENTO - Octobre 2009



SUMMARY OF THE ARTICLE



This article seeks to understand the representation and interest of the IGF process within the African ICT community, and to give illustrations of its eventual impact. To do this, we, primarily, have analyzed exchanges on two key discussion lists on which African views on… Continue

Added by Lohento on November 18, 2009 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

West Africa and the Internet Governance Forum

During the regional meeting organized by the Panos Institute West Africa (PIWA), on “Legal and policy frameworks for the information society in West Africa” from 11 to 13 March 2009, in Saly, Senegal, with the support of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), a one day consultative forum was held to discuss West African participation in the Internet governance Forum (IGF) on 13 March 2009.



The aim was to inform stakeholders on the IGF processes, its implementation, the… Continue

Added by Lohento on April 11, 2009 at 9:18am — 3 Comments

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