From all the topics taught at the school, I was particularly fascinated by the topic “Internet governance and sustainable development, climate and the impact of the environment of digitalisation”. I was interested in understanding how internet governance should address sustainable development and a sustainable environment.
ticipar en la Escuela de Gobernanza de Internet de Africa (AfriSIG, por su sigla en inglés) significó para mí varios descubrimientos: que existiera una institución que durante siete años estuviera enseñando de manera organizada este tema complejo, fue la primera lección.
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
One of the ways the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) equips leading African scholars and activists from diverse sectors, backgrounds and ages to participate in local and international internet governance structures is through a hands-on practicum. This practical exercise
This year’s African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) was preceded by a two-day skills training workshop, facilitated by the Internet Society, aimed to equip fellows with the skills to effectively participate in multistakeholder discussions. Internet governance processes have adopted multistakeholderism
Are you a current or potential leader in internet governance forums and debates in Africa? Do you want to deepen your understanding of the “multistakeholder” approach to internet-related policy making? Whether you are a policy maker, a researcher, a regulator,
The Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2017 (FIFAfrica17) brought together human rights defenders, journalists, government officials, private sector players, global information intermediaries, bloggers, developers, the arts community, law enforcers and regulators – all of whom have a role to
Emilar Vushe is APC’s Africa Projects Coordinator of the Communications and Information Policy Programme. Prior to joining APC, she worked as a researcher both in Zimbabwe and South Africa, mainly focusing on public information rights and human rights. She is a graduate of
APC interviewed Wellington Radu, Head of Programmes at Media Monitoring Africa, and a participant in the African School on Internet Governance, which took place between 21-26 November 2014 in Mauritius. Wellington Radu is Head of Programmes at Media Monitoring Africa. He is interested in information