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APrIGF 2019 Vladivostok, Russia

A report by Anju Mangal The Asia Pacific Internet Governance is a yearly event that brings together more than 300 like-minded professionals, experts, researchers, funders, and investors, students from the ICT and Internet Governance national, regional and global communities. The sessions and discussions of the workshops that took place from 16 – 19 June, hosted Read more…

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APrIGF 2019 Update

A brief report by Maureen Hilyard Hi everyone, A brief report from me on the recently completed APRIGF at the Far Eastern Federal University on Russky Island in Vladivostok, Russia. There was just a small representation from the Pacific at the event, but I think we all did well in providing a Pacific perspective in Read more…

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Call for Travel Support to attend the 14th annual meeting of the IGF

The mandate of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) calls for strengthening and enhancing of the stakeholder engagement from developing ‎countries. It also calls for the Forum to contribute to building capacity for Internet governance in ‎developing countries, drawing fully on local sources of knowledge and expertise‎.  During the 13th IGF, the United Nations Secretary-General has called for action Read more…

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ISOC Webinar Diversity and Inclusion

The Internet Society Asia Pacific Bureau and the ISOC Delhi Chapter hosted a webinar on Diversity and Inclusion. There was a key note address from Japleen Pasricha; a feminist, an activist, Founder and Editor-in-chief of Feminism in India followed by updates from ISOC Mumbai, ISOC Malaysia, ISOC Sri Lanka; ISOC Nepal, ISOC Afghanistan and PICISOC. Read more…

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Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum 2018 Port Vila Synthesis Document

The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum 2018 Port Vila Synthesis Document “Key Issues in the Asia Pacific – Empowering Communities in Asia Pacific to build an Affordable, Inclusive, Open and Secure Internet” is now published. Thank you for all the community input and contribution. Download/view: Synthesis Document: https://ftp.asia/data/public/2018syndoc   Appendices: https://ftp.asia/data/public/2018syndocappendices Purpose: The Synthesis Read more…

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Register for the PacIGF, 17-18 May, Port Vila

Please click here to register for the PacIGF which will be held in Port Vila, Vanuatu on 17-18 May, 2017  

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Going to the Pacific IGF in Vanuatu? Here’s what you need to know.

Location information Country: Republic of Vanuatu Capital City: Port Vila (on the island of Efate) Land Area: 12, 189 km2 , (4,706 sq miles) Population: 264,652 (2013, National Statistics) The Republic of Vanuatu is an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. Vanuatu is only 2.5 hours flying time North East of Brisbane, 3.5 Read more…

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Vote for Pacific projects in WSIS Prizes 2017

There are three projects that have been submitted by the Pacific. ICT4BE – KIOKIT TRIAL PROJECT IN SELECTED SCHOOLS OF SOLOMON ISLANDS Submitted by the Solomon Islands Ministry of Education and Human Resources Department in Category 4. Read more about this project and give it your vote VANUATU INTER-ISLAND TELEMEDICINE AND LEARNING (VITAL) NETWORK PROJECT  Read more…

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Pacific IGF (17-18 May) Update held at PITA conference

During the week of 3-7 April, 2017, the Pacific Islands Telecommunication Association held their 21st anniversary AGM on Rarotonga, Cook Islands. This milestone event which attracted more than 200 overseas attendees, was opened by the Prime Minister. The conference theme was “Unlocking Smarter Communities in the Pacific” and addressed critical issues and challenges in the Read more…

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