Executive Director for Telecom Services and Planning, National Telecom Regulatory Authority of Egypt
Christine Arida is Executive Director for Telecom Services Planning at NTRA, Egypt. She has been working for the government of Egypt for over 20 years, in areas of Internet development and related public policies. During her work at NTRA she has lead the drafting of Egypt’s National Broadband Plan “eMisr” (November 2011) and has participated to the launching of Egypt’s IDN ccTLD “dotMasr” (2010). From 2001 to... Read More →
Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Middle East, ICANN
Fahd joined ICANN in October 2013. Prior to ICANN, he held several positions within Jordan's National IT Center (NITC) last of which was managing both the ccTLD and IDN ccTLD of Jordan. Fahd has attended ICANN meetings on regular basis since 2008, and was active in several working groups. Other than his day job with the government of Jordan, Fahd has provided many consultancies related to Internet Governance, New gTLDs, and Internet Policy... Read More →
Senior Manager Internet Governance Programme MENA Region, Hivos
Manager of Hivos’ MENA region programme on Internet Governance. She is responsible for the design and implementation of the programme in the Arab region. | | • Develop and implement programs and activities to build capacity on Internet Governance and policy among civil society organizations and actors in the Arab region | • Facilitate strategy development and other technical assistance activities | • Lead all areas of... Read More →
Mohamed El Bashir is an active Internet user and expert.
He has been active within ICANN since 2001, when he managed Sudan's ccTLD ".SD" Re-delegation process, .SD is currently managed by Sudan Internet Society, an organization which he established.
Mohamed served as a Council member in ICANN's Country Code Supporting Organization "ccNSO" (2004 to 2008), member of ICANN's Board At Large Advisory Committee "ALAC" (2007 to 2011) and was a... Read More →
Dr. Haidar Fraihat has a Ph.D. in Management Science/MIS from Illinois Institute of Technology, IL. USA with specialization on MIS (1992), an MBA from the University of Bridgeport, CT. USA (1987), and a B.A. in Business and Accounting from Yarmouk University, Jordan (1984). | | Currently he is the Director of the Technology for Development Division (formerly ICT Division) at UN-ESCWA in Beirut. Before that Dr. Fraihat held two government... Read More →
Chairman and CEO, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
Dr. Hoballah is the TRA Chairman and CEO since April 2010 and the Head of Telecom Technologies Unit since March 2007.
Dr. Hoballah currently heads the Lebanese National Committee for the Transition to Digital TV, has served on several National and Regional Committees on Security including the Pan Arab Observatory for Cyber Security and Safety, Chairs the "Arab Multistakeholder Advisory Group" (AMAG) of the Internet Governance Forum... Read More →
Charles Sha’ban is the Executive Director of Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP),
He is experienced in Intellectual Property Services and Internet policy development and implementation strategies, with extensive technical and management experience in ICT, rich exposure to Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), generic and country code Domain Names, and (Multilingual) Internationalized Domain Name issues.
Shaban currently serves as the... Read More →
- Host Organization - Mr. Ayman El-Sherbiny, International Organization ESCWA, Beirut, Lebanon Arab IGF Umbrella Organization and Executive Bureau - Mr. Khaled Foda, Intergovernmental Organization League of Arab States Arab IGF Umbrella Organization and Executive Bureau - Ms. Christine Arida, Government NTRA, Egypt Arab IGF Secretariat and Executive Bureau - Mr. Imad Hoballah, Government NTRA, Lebanon Arab IGF AMAG
- CBS Capacity-Building Session
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