Diplo’s Virginia (Ginger) Paque was a guest during a recent Latin American and Caribbean Islands Regional At-Large Organisation (LACRALO) meeting. During the meeting, held on 20 August, Ms Paque joined representatives from the region to talk a...
 17 Sep 2012

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We are in the middle of an eventful year in Internet governance. The first six months have been marked by numerous IG events and high visibility of IG in global discussions. Our June IG webinar, which took place on Tuesday, 26th June, reflec...
 2 Jul 2012

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Nikola Božićwrites:The first Serbian Internet Dialogue was held on 19 April. It was a pleasure to be part of this event, and to moderate the panel on Content Control with Vladimir Radunovic. It was the final result of a long process to de...
 1 May 2012

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IDS emerged as a result of various global and regional Internet governance initiatives, including the annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG). This year’s event is being organised by ...
  19 Apr 2012

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No matter what you may have heard or read, the 2012 Internet Governance Forum will not be held in Baku, Azerbaijan in November this year. The IGF12 has already started, and it ends in Baku, on 9 November. Don't kid yourself. If you are not working...
 12 Apr 2012

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'Given the disparity between the participation of developing and developed countries it was clear that more support was needed for the former group to be able to understand the issues and make a meaningful input.' - Rodney Taylor from Barbados

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Capacity Development (2009)
 Rodney Taylor, 2009
 
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'I realized I needed to take part in order to get an image of what other countries and regions acting in the process were doing, and to apply this to the reconstruction process in Iraq. The value I got from connecting with leading experts... was immense.' - Rasha Hameed from Iraq

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Capacity Development (2009)
 Rasha Hameed, 2009
 
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'To the IGF in India I brought the personal challenge to look more deeply into the arguments I was not familiar with, and to try to find the “two sides of a coin” in every speech.' - Raquel Fortes Gatto from Brazil

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Capacity Development (2009)
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'Even if I am participating in the process during the whole year and interacting with many people, meeting them face-to-face at an event like the IGF remains essential... it is the most effective way to network...' - Rafik Dammak from Tunisia

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Capacity Development (2009)
 Rafik Dammak, 2009
 
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'Attending the IGF presented me with an opportunity to interact with the people behind the emails and with notable personalities in the IGF process or Internet-related institutions including the IGF secretariat, ITU, ICANN, etc.' - Mwende Njiraini from Kenya

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Capacity Development (2009)
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'If we in the Cook Islands are to establish ourselves appropriately within the global community then it is necessary that we set up good policies from the outset, based on the best practices of other countries...' - Maureen Hilyard from the Cook Islands

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Capacity Development (2009)
 Maureen Hilyard, 2009
 
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