Internet governance

Open Net
Open Net 22 October 2021

Open Net is aspiring to become not only a legal and legislative advocacy organisation that fights regulations, but also a think tank that inquires into the reasons for these regulations and “thinks aloud” with the Korean public and the world on what can be done to prevent the internet from becoming a “closed” circuit for some people, instead of an “open network”. Open Net aims to provide a forum for discussion and collaboration to explore effective policies and solutions in the fo...

Pollicy
Pollicy 01 July 2021

Pollicy is a feminist collective of technologists, data scientists, creatives and academics working at the intersection of data, design and technology to craft better life experiences by harnessing improved data. Its work focuses on influencing a culture of responsible data use, promoting appropriate data governance practices, and advocating for policies that support an enabling data ecosystem. Its team headquarters are in Kampala, Uganda with remote staff across Africa.

TEDIC
TEDIC 21 October 2019

The Association of Technology, Education, Development, Research and Communication (TEDIC) is a Paraguayan NGO founded in 2012 that develops open civic technology and defends digital rights for a free culture on the internet. Its mission is to promote the principles of a free culture and defend civil rights on the internet, fostering spaces for interaction and exchange of knowledge and developin...

Sylvia Cadena
Sylvia Cadena 18 December 2018

Over the past two decades, Sylvia has worked on strategic use of the internet for development with an emphasis on capacity building. She has worked across the multistakeholder spectrum of organisations with technical and advisory roles, mainly on information systems, access provision and innovation.

Damián Loreti
Damián Loreti 06 August 2018

Damián Loreti is a lawyer and academic specializing in freedom of expression, access to information and media law.

Ian Peter
Ian Peter 31 May 2017

Ian Peter was one of the original founding Directors of APC, and was involved in early internet networks since the mid 1980s. He maintained a continuing involvement with civil society involvement in internet issues, and was a co-coordinator of the Internet Governance Caucus and the first Chair of the Civil Society Coordination Group (CSCG) – a coalition of coalitions involved in inte...

Towela Nyirenda-Jere
Towela Nyirenda-Jere 25 May 2017

NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (e-Africa Programme)

Rafik Dammak
Rafik Dammak 12 May 2017

Rafik is a computer engineer working and living in Japan after finishing his master on applied computer science at University of Tokyo.

Social Media Exchange (SMEX)
Social Media Exchange (SMEX) 14 March 2017

Social Media Exchange (SMEX) is a registered Lebanese NGO that works to advance self-regulating information societies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Its work encompasses media development programmes as well as internet policy research and digital rights advocacy in support of more accessible, participatory and just enabling environments for civil society across the MENA region. Whi...

Towela Nyirenda-Jere
Towela Nyirenda-Jere 09 November 2015

Dr. Towela Nyirenda Jere works in the Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Programme at the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency as a Principal Programme Officer focusing on policy, legal and regulatory aspects of infrastructure and services.

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