A collection of abstracts from research projects conducted during the 2010/2011 Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (IGCBP)
‘Some of the major issues in the African region that we, as individuals, have to face are infrastructure implementation, awareness, and education.
‘Indeed, the Internet can be a doubleedged sword.
In 2011, Diplo have held a series of meetings discussing the impact of WikiLeaks on diplomacy. This paper summarises the main conclusions of our discussions and research. It is close enough in time (3+ months) to understand the emotions, dynamics, and concerns raised by WikiLeaks.
'There is a need to address these challenges to enhance the capacity of the AU organs, institutions and member states to better respond to instances of ICT policy in Africa.
Ambassador Nabil Fahmy on Diplomatic Reporting (Source: The Rise of Netpolitik by David Bollier)
'I am equally humbled to have found myself in a position to utilise the Internet and all of its potential and underlying capacity to be the catalyst for development and transformation in my country, in...
This paper explains main concepts of e-participation, including aims, various aspects, how to participate remotely, as well as how to organise e-participation for an international event (organisational and technical aspects).
The aim of this research was to examine the communication trends in diplomacy with a focus on Uganda. The central question examined the role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in diplomacy and the extent to which States have adopted its use.
‘There is so much work still to be done. There are so many unraveling threads. There is so much still to create.