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Call for interest: Hosting the 7th WAIGF...

Sunday 1 September 2013

Terms of references Fundraising and organizing the regional face to face Internet Governance Forum. Work hand in hand with the national resource person to ensure participation of key stakeholders at the forum such as the Government, Academia, Civil Society, Media, Private Sector, Regulator(s) and other interest groups from the region. Liaise with the national coordinators in preparing the program, theme, content, speakers etc. Produce a regional Internet Governance Forum report, (...)

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Bid to host the 6th West Africa Internet Governance Forum

Monday 1 October 2012

Who can submit a proposal? What are the criteria? Must be a country within the West Africa Region The Government/ government agency MUST be the focal point. Have a National IGF Process in place Have at least 3 national partners(provide signed letter(s) of commitment by the partners) Host Country MUST offer accommodation and local travel for at least ten (10) participants List the package that the host country ,will offer to ensure a successful Forum How do I submit a bid? By sending the (...)

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Central Africa Internet Governance Forum, Douala - Cameroun, 29 - 31 May 2012

Saturday 21 April 2012

Douala, Cameroon is hosting the Central Africa Internet Governance Forum from May 29th to 31st 2012. To ensure the success of this important event, the Organising Committee is calling for papers on specific topics (see attached document [french]). The deadline for the submission of proposals is April 30, 2012, 0:00 GMT. Please send your proposals (ShortBio, Photo, Communication, Contact) to igf-ac-2012-appel-a-communication (at) antic.cm The list of selected experts will be published (...)

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Call for Application: Internet Governance Capacitiy Building 2012

Friday 9 December 2011

DiploFoundation is currently accepting applications for course participants for the 2012 Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (IGCBP12). This online programme is designed to improve Internet policy and IG-related knowledge and skills for participants from both developed and developing countries and to assist them in participating in the global decision-shaping debates on IG. The programme also facilitates community building among individuals with different national, cultural, and (...)

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Bid to host the 5th West Africa Internet Governance Forum is now CLOSED

Tuesday 1 November 2011

Who can submit a proposal? What are the criteria? Be a country within the West Africa Region The Government/ government agency be the focal point. Have a National IGF Process in place Have at least 3 national partners(list their names and contacts) List what the host country ,will offer to ensure a successful Forum When will I know the result? 15th January 2012 Can one country host WAIGF twice? So far, WAIGF has been hosted in: Anglophone West Africa Ghana (twice) Nigeria (once) (...)

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The Sixth Annual IGF Meeting 2011

Saturday 26 March 2011

The Sixth Annual IGF Meeting will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on 27-30 September 2011 at the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON). The proposed main theme of the meeting is: ’Internet as a catalyst for change: access, development, freedoms and innovation’. And the sub-themes are: IG4D / Internet governance for development (IG4D) [also a cross cutting theme] Emerging Issues Managing critical Internet resources Security, openness and privacy Access and diversity Taking stock and the way (...)

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The Future of the Internet Governance Forum?

Friday 10 December 2010

In an extraordinary meeting on 6 December, 2010, the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) decided to create a Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) with a membership made up only of governments. is this the Future IGF? read further on the link given, below. http://isoc.org/wp/newsletter/?p=2710

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