Internet Society - News Headlines
- Hosted in partnership with the Republic of Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT and UNESCO
- Conference to focus on Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Africa through the Internet
[Kigali, Rwanda– 22 March 2017] – The Internet Society today announced that it will hold the first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue from 8-9 May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda, in partnership with UNESCO and Republic of Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT.
Washington, DC- 13 March 2017 -- The Internet Society today announced that Jeffrey Bedser has been appointed to the Public Interest Registry (PIR) Board of Directors. He will serve a term of three years as will returning board member Eric Burger. Hartmut Glaser is also a returning board member who will serve a term of one year. These appointments will begin at a PIR Board retreat scheduled next month.
- Governments have a key role to play in advancing connectivity in the region
- Many opportunities for countries to collaborate in developing Internet infrastructure
[Geneva, Switzerland] – Reflecting the increasing importance of cross-border collaboration in addressing cybersecurity issues, the Internet Society today announced that it has joined the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC). The goal of this global body is to develop proposals for norms and policy initiatives to improve stability and security in cyberspace.