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African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms for Launch at 2014 IGF

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The African Declaration Drafter’s Group is pleased to present the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms which will be released on September 4 at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, Turkey, and on September 8 at Highway Africa Conference in Grahamstown, South Africa.

Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2013

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The annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) today opened in Bali, Indonesia. Taking place from October 22-25 2013, the main theme of this year’s forum is ‘Building Bridges: Enhancing Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development’.

An initiative of the United Nations, the IGF is a multi-stakeholder dialogue forum open to representatives from Government, NGOs, academia, private sector, as well as any other entities and individuals interested in Internet Governance issues.

CIPESA is participating in the forum in events organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), of which it is a member. Read more about APC’s participation at the IGF here.

Furthermore, CIPESA is also participating in events as part of the Cyber Stewards Network. Read more about the network’s work during the IGF here.

Information about the IGF is available here.

CIPESA at the Internet Governance Forum 2012

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The annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) today opened in Baku, Azerbaijan. Taking place from November 6-9 2012, the main theme of this year’s meeting is Internet Governance for Sustainable Human Economic and Social Development.

An initiative of the United Nations, the IGF is a multi-stakeholder dialogue forum open to representatives from Government, NGOs, academia, private sector, as well as any other entities and individuals interested in Internet Governance issues.

CIPESA is participating in the forum with speakers in main sessions:

WS 187 Society before and after the Internet and digital media – Ashnah Kalemera (panelist)

WS 91 Technology, economic and societal opportunities and women – Lillian Nalwoga (panelist)

Furthermore, CIPESA is also participating in events organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), of which it is a member. Read more about APC’s participation at the IGF here.

Read more about the IGF here.