About WAIGF

The 8th Edition of WAIGF

Monday 15 August 2016

The 8th Session of WAIGF: Date: 17th - 18th November 2016 Venue: Niamey Palais des Congrès, Niamey, Niger THEME: IMPLEMENTING A MULTI-STAKEHOLDER MODEL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE INTERNET IN WEST AFRICA Online Registration is now closed Click here for Remote Participation information All sessions presentations can be found here Click here for updated Agenda. More Information for your Trip to Niamey,Niger We need your support to achieve another successful Regional Forum, kindly get (...)

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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: the Association for Progressive Communications, the Free and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) the Open Society Institute of West Africa (OSIWA), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), The dotAfrica TLD Project (.Africa) the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), AFRINIC, the Internet Society the 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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Contact

Saturday 28 August 2010

National Resource People Benin Amessinou Kossi Burkina Faso Idrissa Martial Bourgou c/o Association Yam Pukri 09 BP 1170, Ouagadougou 09, Burkina Faso Phone: (+226) 50 37 39 74 Côte d’Ivoire Mireille HOUNDJI Project Manager, Initiatives pour la Gouvernance de l’Internet en Côte d’Ivoire Phone: (+225) 20344742 The Gambia Poncelet O. Ileleji The Gambia Chapter for WAIGF, The Gambia YMCAs Computer Training Centre & Digital Studio MDI Road Kanifing (...)

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