[AfrICANN-discuss] Re: [kictanet] AfTLD's Initial Registry
Operation Workshop to be held in Lesotho from 10 to 14 November 2014
otieno.barrack at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 13:01:51 UTC 2014
Africa Top Level Domains Organization is the correct name.
www.aftld.org. AfTLD is the regional organization made up of African
ccTLDs. It is acts as a platform and a voice for African ccTLDs to
share knowledge , build expertise (capacity building) and represent
the interests of African ccTLDs in International Fora. It has a board
(Executive Commitee) that is elected by the ccTLD Managers from the
African region. Asia has its own equivalent APTLD, Europe CENTR, Latin
America (LaCTLD). There is close collaboration between the four
regional TLD organizations (www.rtldo.org).
The meeting in Lesotho has already commenced there are 28 participants
from 10 African countries, Kenya included..
Kenya is an active participant. KeNIC has sent a participant in
addition to a training resource. The objective of the workshop is to
help Lesotho build its own registry and is being facilitated by
resource persons from African registries with the support of the
Internet Society, ZA Central Registry, Vodacom, ECONET and the Lesotho
Communications Authority (Host)
On 11/6/14, waudo siganga via kictanet <kictanet at lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
> @Kivuva - this has to be the Africa grouping of the ccNSO
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2014, at 03:50 PM, Mwendwa Kivuva via kictanet wrote:
>> On 6 November 2014 13:48, Barrack Otieno via kictanet
>> <kictanet at lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>> 35 participants from 10 countries will participate in the workshop.
>> Barrack this is a great initiative to build capacity. Any participants
>> from our region?
> I never knew there was such an organization as Africa ccTLDs.
> Mwendwa Kivuva, Nairobi, Kenya
> L: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lordmwesh
> M: http://lord.me.ke/
> N: twitter.com/lordmwesh
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