The annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) today opened in Baku, Azerbaijan. Taking place from November 6-9 2012, the main theme of this year’s meeting is Internet Governance for Sustainable Human Economic and Social Development.
An initiative of the United Nations, the IGF is a multi-stakeholder dialogue forum open to representatives from Government, NGOs, academia, private sector, as well as any other entities and individuals interested in Internet Governance issues.
CIPESA is participating in the forum with speakers in main sessions:
WS 187 Society before and after the Internet and digital media – Ashnah Kalemera (panelist)
WS 91 Technology, economic and societal opportunities and women – Lillian Nalwoga (panelist)
Furthermore, CIPESA is also participating in events organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), of which it is a member. Read more about APC’s participation at the IGF here.
Read more about the IGF here.
*This article was cross-posted from CIPESA blog