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Friday, September 5 • 9:00am - 10:30am
WS134: AIGF Meeting: Future of Internet & Perspective for Africa

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The African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) was launched on 30 September 2011, at a workshop organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) held during the 6th IGF in Nairobi, to act as a platform for an inclusive multilateral, multi-stakeholder and multilingual discussion on issues pertinent to the Internet in Africa in general and Internet Governance issues in particular. As stated in its terms of reference, the AfIGF shall meet every year at different venue in each region and at the IGF venue and wherever possible during Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) consultation which are held between two Internet Governance Forum.
In this workshop proposal, we address the major issues for the future of Internet in Africa. The issues we may address include:

1. Advances on the ICANN front
2. dotAfrica status and way forward
3. Changes at the AfIGF secretariat + working methods


Pierre Danjiniou

Vice President of Stakeholder Engagement for the Africa region, ICANN
Pierre joined ICANN in December 2012, as the VP for Africa. He coordinates implementation of ICANN's strategic plan for Africa and is responsible for outreach, support and engagement with all stakeholders, including governments, civil society and private sector in the Africa region... Read More →

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Friday September 5, 2014 9:00am - 10:30am
Workshop Room 04 (Rumeli -1 Floor / Room 2)

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