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IGF 2010 Workshop 63: Strengthening ccTLDs in Africa report

This workshop aims is to identifying trends in the management of Africa’s country code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs) and strategies to strengthen them. The workshop presented findings of the International Development and Research Centre (IDRC) supported research project that is focusing on the strategic evaluation of the evolution, management, positioning and contribution of ccTLDs as a critical component of the Internet infrastructure in Africa and work being conducted to improve the administration and governance of ccTLDs.

Based on data collection and input from the IGF workshop, the research will propose strategies for strengthening Africa’s ccTLDs so that they can contribute to the appropriation of the internet for socio-economic, cultural, and political development.

The East African IGF (EA-IGF10) held in Kampala Uganda, recommended that the first priority should be on the strengthening of regional ccTLDs, after which consideration can be given to the proposed regional gTLDs, including .EAC and. AFRICA 

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2010 IGF Remote participation HUB in Nairobi - 14th to 17th Sept.

Kenya Network Information Centre (KENIC) in conjunction  with  Multimedia University will be hosting a remote participation HUB at the KeNIC Offices  from 16th September 2010 - 17th September 2010. The remote participation was earlier scheduled to take place at the Multimedia University, but has been changed due to technical issues.

You can follow 5th IGF sessions on Webcast http://webcast.intgovforum.org/

Participants who would like to participate at the Kenya IGF HUB please register be sending an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The 2010 IGF Meeting PDF Print E-mail
14th - 17th Sept. 2010, Vilnius, Lithuania.
The fifth annual IGF Meeting will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 14-17 September 2010. The overall theme is: 'IGF 2010 – developing the future together'. There will be a flag ceremony on 13 September 2010 at 17:30.

For more information, visit event site


3rd EA-IGF 2010, Kampala, Uganda PDF Print E-mail

The 3rd EA-IGF, 2010   took place in  Kampala, Uganda starting from 11th - 13th  August,  2010. The 2009 EA-IGF was held  in Nairobi on 7th-9th September.

The 2010 East African Internet Governance Forum (2010 EA-IGF) was held at the Imperial Royale hotel in Kampala, Uganda. This third EA-IGF was hosted by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), I-Network Uganda, Collaboration on International ICT policy for East and Southern (CIPESA), and Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET).

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2010 Kenya National IGF PDF Print E-mail

2010 Kenya National IGF

The Kenya Network Information Centre (KENIC), the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) and other participating organizations held the 2010 Kenya IGF at the Panafric hotel in Nairobi, on the 29th of July 2010 7.00 Am to 1:00 PM

2010 Kenya IGF e-discussion report

2010 Kenya IGF Programme

The Presentations for the forum can be downloaded here:

Impact of New gTLDs on Internet Governance
Cyber-crime, Cyber-security and Privacy
IPv6 Presentation
IXP Interconnection
KENIC Presentation
Online Discussions presentation
Youth and IGF presentation

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