[AfrICANN-discuss] Gambia to host the AFTLD Initial Registry Operators Course

Olévié Kouami olivierkouami at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 20:45:41 UTC 2019

Greetings all from Dakar, .SN

Thank you son much dear Barrack.

What a good news !!!

An occasion to use the newly inaugurated bridge between Senegal and the
Gambia. ;-)

Cheers !

Le 30 janv. 2019 20:37, "Barrack Otieno" <otieno.barrack at gmail.com> a
écrit :

> Dear Listers,
> Gambia, 30th January 2019
> Africa Top Level Domains Organization (AFTLD) and the Senegal Network
> Information Centre (NIC.SN) will be facilitating an Initial Registry
> Operators Course in the Gambia as from 4th to 8th February 2019 at the
> Paradise Suites Hotel.
> The workshop has been organized by the Internet Society Gambia Chapter
> and the Information Technology Association of the Gambia on behalf of
> the .GM delegation committee with the support of the Ministry of
> Information and Communications, The Public Utilities and Regulatory
> Authority, University of the Gambia and Private Sector stakeholders.
> The objective of the workshop is to equip the Gambian multistakeholder
> community with the skills needed to manage and sustain the .GM
> registry once the delegation process that is currently underway is
> completed. The Initial Registry Operators Course is an entry level
> course for organizations and people interested and involved in
> management of ccTLD registries. They include but are not limited
> officials from public sector institutions such as regulators, research
> and education networks, internet service providers, the media and
> civil society.
> More than 30 participants from the Gambia and other African Countries
> are expected to participate in the workshop.
> About AFTLD
> AfTLD is recognized as the representative of country code Top Level
> Domain (ccTLD) managers from Africa. It is an active participant in
> the ICANN ccNSO, and also actively participates in various Internet
> governance fora with the African continent and beyond, including the
> IGF, where it has run a number of workshops. With collaboration in
> Internet governance and development a cornerstone of the bottom up
> policy development processes that make the Internet truly a
> multi-stakeholder phenomenon, AfTLD works in collaboration and
> partnership with other Regional Top Level Domain Organizations
> (RTLDOs), these being APTLD, CENTR and LACTLD.
> www.aftld.org
> About IT Association of the Gambia
> The Information Technology of the Gambia (ITAG) was incorporated in
> the Gambia on the 3rd of August 2004. The organization’s membership
> cuts across a wide spectrum of professionals covering all aspects of
> ICT.  Since Inception the organization has not only been committed to
> promoting the ICT industry in the Gambia but has continuously been
> proactive in the developments of ICT in the country.  The Ministry of
> Information Communication and Infrastructure, the Gambia has
> recognized ITAG as the sole ICT professional organization in the
> Gambia. ITAG’s work focuses primarily on advocacy, capacity building,
> through its various seminars, workshops and conferences covering
> various thematic themes and its collaborations with the Ministry of
> Information Communication and Infrastructure and other partners
> towards having a vibrant and productive ICT sector based on its
> vision, mission and core values.
> About the Internet Society Gambia Chapter
> The Internet Society Gambia Chapter (ISOC Gambia) is a civil society
> organisation that is providing leadership in Internet related
> standards, education and policy. It is dedicated to ensuring the open
> development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of
> people throughout The Gambia. The Internet Society supports and
> promotes the development of the Internet as a national and global
> technical infrastructure, a resource to enrich people's lives, and a
> force for good in society. Chapter work aligns with its goals for the
> Internet to be open, nationally and globally-connected, secure, and
> trustworthy. The chapter works closely with Ministry of Information
> and communication Infrastructure MOICI, Public Utilities and
> Regulatory Authority - PURA, Academic, Media fraternity, Information
> Technology Association of the Gambia ITAG among other interest groups
> and individual users of the Internet of The Gambia.
> www.isoc.gm
> Contacts:secretariat at aftld.org
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