These pages contain the stories of talented people likely to play an important role in future Internet-related developments; all of them former participants in Diplo’s Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (IG CBP) held between 2005 and 2007.
'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
‘I believe whistle-blowing websites have a greater role to play in the future of the humankind.
‘I can confirm that the level of awareness of IG issues is increasing amongst the general ICT community, and even more people from Botswana getting involved in IG issues at local level and
‘A critical activity will be information dissemination – educating people about IG issues and assisting them in formulating views and opinions that can not only be applied to their lives, but which can b
'I also see an increasing responsibility for leaders to govern equitably, fairly, and with justice.
'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.
‘Witnessing the open community policy development process at the AfriNIC community led me to further appreciate the importance of the Policy Research Phase of the Diplo IGCBP.
‘Capacity building is necessary to allow for equal participation...