[AfrICANN-discuss] 2007 Jon Postel Award to..Nii Quaynor!
mayediop at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 11:37:49 SAST 2007
Congratulations!!! Tu le mérites!!
It's lovely to see this recognition of your hard work for internet growing
in Africa and developing countries!
2007/12/6, Dandjinou Pierre <pdandjinou at gmail.com>:
> 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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> AfrICANN at afrinic.net
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