The African Union Commission (AUC) in cooperation with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will organize the fourth African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF 2015) from 6 to 8 September 2015 at the AUC New Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, following the Ministerial Conference on Communication and ICT (CCICT-1) scheduled from 30 August to 4 September 2015. AfIGF is expected to bring together participants from all over the continent and outside partners to discuss Africa’s collective common position on Internet Governance and share best practices based on the results of national and sub-regional consultations in order to chart the way for the continent’s participation in the next Internet Governance Forum (IGF) to be held in João Pessoa, Brazil, in November 2015. Register here
The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA), under the OpenNet Africa initiative are proud to announce the upcoming Forum on Internet Freedoms in East Africa. The two-day Forum is scheduled for September 2015 in Kampala, Uganda, to coincide with the International Right to Know Day.
This year’s Stockholm Internet Forum (SIF), which is the fourth forum in the series, will take place on October 21st and 22nd at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, hosted by Sida. The theme will be a multi-dimensional approach to “access”, with a special emphasis on gender equality issues.
Stockholm Internet Forum is an international forum for in-depth dialogue and discussions on how a free, open and secure internet promotes human rights and development worldwide.