African governments are one class of stakeholders that must contribute to the shaping of internet policy in a way that promotes safe, inclusive use of the internet in each of Africa’s respective countries. On paper, this is an easy proposition, but the reality is different.
To say I was excited when I received the good news of my acceptance to the seventh edition of the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) would be an understatement. I was really over the moon!
My biggest takeaway at the School is how people from different backgrounds were put in new roles to advocate for best interest positions based on their new roles and were able to reach a consensus report.
The African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) aims to develop the leadership skills of Africans from diverse sectors and backgrounds to enable them to effectively participate in local, regional and international internet governance structures. This is not only important for
By Adewale Idowu Anthony Adewale receives his certificate from AfriSIG founder, Titi Akinsamni The sixth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG), organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the African Union Commission (AUC), was attended by 35 fellows
By Harira Adbulrahman Wakili Harira Adbulrahman Wakili, at AfriSIG My interest in internet governance issues was sparked when I coordinated a project on internet access for women in northern Nigeria in 2016 with the ultimate goal of bridging gender digital
Rebecca Ryakitimbo during AfriSIG 2018 I have wanted to attend the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) ever since I participated in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as an ISOCYouth@IGF fellow last year. It was through this formative experience
Sur l’art de la négociation par Larry Strickling. Lary S. est un négociateur fin, ayant travaillé sous l’administration de Barack Obama. Cette année, l’école sur la gouvernance de l’internet en Afrique a eu l’honneur les 10 et 11 octobre 2018
When I was first accepted to join the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG), I thought that it would be a dense, academic course, with
La 6e École africaine sur la Gouvernance de l’Internet (AfriSIG) qui se tient à Zanzibar en Tanzanie du 11 au 16 octobre 2018, réunit trente-cinq apprenants et une vingtaine d’encadreurs, experts et personnes ressources. L’AfriSIG est un cours intensif annuel