[AfrICANN-discuss] 2007 Jon Postel Award to..Nii Quaynor!
khaled.koubaa at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 22:12:14 SAST 2007
All the best,
> On 12/5/07, Dandjinou Pierre <pdandjinou at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Please join me and congratulate Nii Quaynor who has just be awarded the Jon
>> Postel Award.
>> The Award, a crystal ball and a 20.000 $ check was handed to him by Lynn
>> St.Amour, CEO and President of ISOC , at the 70th IETF in Vancouver , a
>> meeting attended by motre than 1,000 participants.
>> In his brief address, Nii indicates that the award was both a recognition
>> and a call for a more pronounced African participation to the development of
>> the Internet. He intends to donate the money to the african ict fund being
>> contemplated by Afrinic as a contribution to training and exposing african
>> young engineers and network professionals.
>> You will agree with me that Nii , as one of the african pionners of Internet
>> development amply deserves the reward.
>> For more about the Jon Postel award please see http://www.isoc.org/awards/.
>> Pierre Dandjinou
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