IGF 2016: For a free, neutral, safe, open, resilient and decentralised space – Guadalajara reflections
Coming from Africa, and especially Nigeria, where access to the internet is characterised by different layers of exclusions and where development challenges are also layered with variou
Thanks to travel support from APC’s Member Exchange and Travel Fund (METF), I was able to attend the IGF and its related events from 4 to 9 December in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Submission to the CSTD Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation from the Association for Progressive Communications
Almost three years ago, I published a blog post on CircleID titled ““Internet Governance: Why Africa Should Take the Lead””:https://ephraimkenyanito.com/2014/02/25/internet-governance-why-africa-should-take-the-lead/.
The 11th annual Internet Governance Forum took place in Guadalajara, Mexico, between 5-9 December 2016. internet governance stakeholders from all over the world gathered around the overall theme of “Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth”.
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With the annual Internet Governance Forum kicking off this week in Guadalajara, Mexico, we developed a guide for participants from the Middle East and North Africa, identifying sessions on themes relevant in the region: human rights, security, trade, and the internet economy.