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Charting the course for future Internet leaders

[Geneva, Switzerland and Washington, DC, USA, 15 March 2010] As the importance of the Internet grows in all aspects of modern life, so too do the challenges of those in positions of leadership and responsibility.
Responding to the need for well-qualified leadership, the Internet Society is now accepting applications from people seeking to join the new […]


March 15th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Internet Society Participation in the Internet Governance Forum 2009

The Internet Society has submitted formal comments to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), on taking stock of the IGF2009 meeting in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt and on the agenda and format of the 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania meeting (14-17 September).
In the comments, ISOC notes that the IGF continues to evolve and commends the “Forum?s willingness to […]


January 19th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Chapter update: Bulgaria

Contributed by Julia Velkova

November was a very active month for Internet Society Bulgaria Chapter. ISOC-BG finished the project “Vocational Training on Open Source Software – Needs Analysis” which was done as part of the Internet Society Community Grants Funding programme. The project was implemented over a period of 4 months, with a goal to […]


November 24th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Chapter update: Ghana

Nii Quaynor annual lecture on Internet governance – 2009
Contributed by Vera Doku
This year’s Nii Quaynor annual lectures on Internet Governance took place at the Ghana Telecom University College on Friday 13 November, 2009, with a call to encourage a multi-stakeholder approach to Internet Governance on the global, regional, and local level.
On a national level, he […]


November 24th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |

DiploFoundation begins research survey on the impact of the IGF

Contributed by DiploFoundation
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) process is a direct result of the UN World Summit on the Information Society. It offers a forum for developing discussions about Internet Governance in a multistakeholder environment which allows for not only cross-border but cross-stakeholder sharing on an equal basis of partners from governments, civil society, business, […]


October 2nd, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |

Internet Society Commends New Framework Announced by ICANN And U.S. Department of Commerce

ICANN and DOC help move Internet’s domain name and addressing system towards increased transparency and accountability
Washington, D.C., USA and GENEVA, Switzerland–30 September 2009–The Internet Society today applauds the United States Department of Commerce (DOC) and ICANN’s (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) announcement of a new framework as an historic turning point in […]


September 30th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |