[AfrICANN-discuss] East Africa Internet Governance Forum (EAIGF): Opening the Internet Governance Debate in East Africa,“Thinking Globally; Acting Locally”

alice alice at apc.org
Mon Oct 27 16:51:35 SAST 2008

(Apologies for cross posting)

The Kenya ICT Board in conjunction with the Kenya Network Information 
Center (KENIC), the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet), Communications 
Commission of Kenya (CCK) the East African ICT for Development Network 
(EA ICT4D), International Development and Research Center (IDRC) and 
other participating organizations invite you to the East Africa Internet 
Governance Forum (EAIGF) to be held between the 10th and 12th of 
November, 2008 in Nairobi Kenya.

The EAIGF is a follow up to the National Internet Governance Forums 
(NIGF's)  being held in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda in October 
2008 and which are aimed at identifying, exploring and building 
consensus around national level Internet Governance issues.

The East Africa Internet Governance Forum (EAIGF) aims at:
•    creating awareness,
•    instituting a consensus building process to develop a common 
understanding of East African Internet governance
•    building policy capacity in order to enable meaningful 
participation in global Internet policy, governance and development.

The outcomes of the EAIGF will be submitted and presented at the third 
global Internet Governance Forum taking place in India in December 2008.

As a key player in the Internet industry, it is our pleasure to invite 
you to the Kenya IGF. A detailed programme for the event will be sent in 
due course.

For planning purposes, please register for the meeting at:  
http://www.eaigf.or.ke or send an email to:  meeting at eaigf.or.ke 
confirming your attendance.

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