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Anriette Esterhuysen, new chair of IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group, will strive to ensure the global South is part of the conversation
Anriette Esterhuysen, new chair of IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group, will strive to ensure the global South is part of the conversation 05 December 2019

An announcement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the opening of the 2019 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Berlin on 26 November made particularly big waves in the APC community: his appointment of Anriette Esterhuysen as the new chair of the IGF’s Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG). The MAG advises the Secretary-General on the programme of the annual meetings of the IGF, which was initially convened by the UN Secretary General in 2006 to “foster the sustainability, robust...

Meet the AfriSIG alumni in the outgoing Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group
Meet the AfriSIG alumni in the outgoing Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group 05 August 2019 Koliwe Majama

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 shaping the continent’s internet landscape, but also ensures that the African region is adequately represented at global level. When it comes to internet governance, the annual UN-mandated Internet Governance Forum...

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