[AfrICANN-discuss] New Report and New Report on Public Policy
Dialogue Available for Download
Dr Yassin Mshana
ymshana2003 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 23:34:52 SAST 2012
Thank you Ben for this,
By the way is Togo a member of West Africa Telecomm Regulators Assembly
(WATRA) now? The notion of convergence and bundling was mean to benefit
ICTs based economy in the ECOWAS Region - it was in the Strategic Plan for
WATRA (2006 - to?)....
Than you again for this input.
On 16 September 2012 22:55, Ben Akoh <me at benakoh.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Apologies for cross posting. Please circulate widely.
> New Book: Akoh,B., Egede-Nissen, B., & Creech, H. (2012). Toolkit on
> Internet Public Policy Dialogue: Tools for the Practitioner. IISD.
> Available at: http://www.iisd.org/**publications/pub.aspx?pno=1619<http://www.iisd.org/publications/pub.aspx?pno=1619>
> **. Download for free.
> This Toolkit can be used by new or emerging public policy groups seeking
> to understand and support public policy dialogue with stakeholders. It is
> based on two central activities: the gathering of evidence to support
> policy recommendations, and the securing of consent among the stakeholders
> to be affected by policy change.
> New Report: Akoh, B. (2012). Supporting Multistakeholder Internet Public
> Policy Dialogue in a Least Developed Country: The Togo Experience.
> IISD:Canada. Available at: http://www.iisd.org/**
> This case study for Togo, a least developed country, illustrates how
> multistakeholder dialogue can identify priorities and challenges for the
> development and deployment of the Internet in support of the country's
> economic, social and environmental needs. Information and communication
> technology (ICT) growth in Africa has been steady in the past five years,
> with impacts on the economic and social landscape. Grassroots involvement
> and local level policy consultations should be considered an intrinsic part
> of the process of developing national priorities and objectives for ICTs
> and the Internet.
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