About WAIGF

Contact

Monday 10 July 2017

WAIGF Focal Persons Contacts 1. Benin Monsieur AMESSINOU Kossi Directeur de l’Informatique et du Pré-archivage du Ministère du Plan et du Développement, amessinoukossi@gmail.com; kamessinou@developpement.bj; kossi.amessinou@fgi.bj; kamessinou@primature.gouv.bj; 2. Burkina Faso TRAORE Inoussa Lecturer in Economics Ouagadougou University Resource Person West African Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) for Burkina Faso traore.inoussa02@gmail.com; 3. Cote d’Ivoire Patrick Gnonkoto Autorité de (...)

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Edition of WAIGF

Monday 15 August 2016

WAIGF, COTONOU, BENIN REPUBLIC - 2017 9th edition of the WAIGF Theme: Digital Security for Socio-Economic Development and Peace Date: 27 - 28 July, 2017 Venue: Golden Tulip le Diplomate, Cotonou (Click here for hotel information) Click here for Online Registration Click here to download Agenda. ......................................................................................................................................................................................... The 8th (...)

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WAIGF 2015Abuja, Nigeria

Wednesday 16 December 2015

WAIGF 2015 Abuja, Nigeria The 7 th session of West Africa Regional Forum was held in Abuja, hosted by ECOWAS . In representation were government officials from : Burkina Faso Senegal Niger Benin and Cote d’Ivoire Other countries that were represented were: Burkina Faso Sierra Leone Liberia Benin Ghana Niger Togo Organizations represented were: ECOWAS NITDA NIRA ICANN ISOC FOSSFA AFRINIC Attached are the documents for the forum, The program The Communique’ The Final (...)

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Association for Progressive Communications (APC)

Friday 1 October 2010

APC’s strength lies in the fact that we don’t get excited about the internet for the internet sake. We are committed activists who want to use it to make the world a better place. We help people get access to the internet where there is none or it is unaffordable, we help grassroots groups use the technology to develop their communities and further their rights, and we work to make sure that government policies related to information and communication serve the best interests of the general (...)

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About WAIGF - West Africa Internet Governance Forum

Tuesday 31 August 2010

Internet governance is the development and application by Governments, the private sector and civil society, in their respective roles, of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures, and programmes that shape the evolution and use of the Internet The West Africa Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) is a project that aims to promote Internet Governance issues in West Africa through a multi-stakeholder process. The Project is run by a consortium led by the Free Software and (...)

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Partners

Monday 30 August 2010

The WAIGF project is supported by number of organizations, notably: Association for Progressive Communications Free and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) Open Society Institute of West Africa (OSIWA) United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) dotAfrica TLD Project (.Africa) Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), AFRINIC Internet Society Internet Society (change image) DiploFoundation (...)

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The West Africa Internet Governance Forum

Monday 30 August 2010

Internet governance is the development and application by Governments, the private sector and civil society, in their respective roles, of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures, and programmes that shape the evolution and use of the Internet. The West Africa Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) is a project that aims to promote Internet Governance issues in West Africa through a multi-stakeholder process. The Project is run by a consortium led by the Free Software and (...)

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