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Connections and Disconnects: Reflections on the 2014 IGF | Association for Progressive Communications

Connections and Disconnects: Reflections on the 2014 IGF | Association for Progressive Communications | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
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A Key achievement for APC at #IGF2014 was the lauch of the

 African Declaration on Internet Rights And Freedoms.

APC's key recommendations include the Renewal of the IGF, engaging of professional facilitators with expertise in event planning  and also widening the opportunity for remote participation.through the use of social media. 


Get an in depth view of what they thought worked well, what they believe worked not so well, and other suggestions in the build-up to #IGF2015 in #Brazil.

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Reflections on IGF 2014: Maksud Haque, Bangladesh Friendship Education Society (BFES)

Reflections on IGF 2014: Maksud Haque, Bangladesh Friendship Education Society (BFES) | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
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Saddened not to have seen any disability access or any assistance for people with disabilities,  read about Maksud Haque's hope of overcoming the challenges at #IGF2015 in Brazil.

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Reflections on IGF 2014: Theresa Tafida | Fantsuam Foundation, Nigeria.

Reflections on IGF 2014: Theresa Tafida | Fantsuam Foundation, Nigeria. | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it

"Being part of IGF 2014 has been a unique opportunity for my personal and professional development. Its impact on me has triggered a host of ideas which I am studying critically."  


Theresa Tafida

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Thoughts on the critical issues for those working in developing countries and rural communities and also what can be expected from the Fantsuam Foundation in the near future. 

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | SECOND AFRICAN IGF SCHOOL 2014 | APC

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | SECOND AFRICAN  IGF SCHOOL 2014 | APC | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it

he Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the NEPADPlanning and Coordinating Agency–e-Africa Programme are pleased to announce the call for applications for the second African School on Internet Governance to be held in from 23 – 26 November 2014. The venue of the school will be advised in due course.

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Support for successful participants will include return economy ticket, meals, accommodation and course materials.


To apply please fill in the form found by CLICKING HERE by Friday,12 September 2014.      


Enquiries may be directed to

 Emilar Vushe

 Email: emilar@apc.org.:   

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Internet Governance | Play your part and secure the future of the internet. #IGF2014

Internet Governance | Play your part and secure the future of the internet. #IGF2014 | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
2014 has shaped up to be one of the most critical years in the history of the #Internet to date. If you are a policy or decision maker, business leader,...
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If you are a policy or decision maker, business leader, entrepreneur, technical expert, content expert, blogger, now’s your chance to take part in the most pivotal event for the future of the Internet.

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Stop | Think | Connect - Leeping you safe and secure online |

Stop | Think | Connect - Leeping you safe and secure online | | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ is the first-ever coordinated message to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online.
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A good place to start or reference if you are cyber security awareness builder for end user level, or if you are a member of any kind of CERT team...

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#IGF2014 - Top Tweets @2014IGF (with images, tweets) · EagleNaran

#IGF2014 From 28.5k tweets (at the time published) - The Top Tweets @2014IGF .
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When One Social Network Is Enough

When One Social Network Is Enough | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
Our society is social media crazy, but some people have found a home in one social network.

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IGF 2014 - WS 68 Small Island Developing States (SIDS) - YouTube


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IGF Gauteng - Representatives Participating In Discussions On The Future Of The Internet | Istanbul, Turkey

IGF Gauteng - Representatives Participating In Discussions On The Future Of The Internet | Istanbul, Turkey | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
Wishing representatives a safe journey as they travel to join more than 3000 participants #IGF2014 @IntGovForum - The IGF - Internet Governance Forum is...
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 Gabriel Ramokotko @ISOC GautengPresident, Octavia Kumalo @OctiBum  and also part of the delegation attending the Internet Governance Forum 2014 #IGF2014 is Mr. Lucky Masilela, CEO, ZA Central Registry.

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Internet Governance Forum Support Association Launched at IGF 2014| IGFSA

Internet Governance Forum Support Association Launched at IGF 2014| IGFSA | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it

[Istanbul, Turkey] – The Internet Governance Forum Support Association was officially launched today at its inaugural General Assembly meeting in Istanbul.  

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New Association Launched to Support the Internet Governance Forum and its Essential Role in Addressing Internet Governance Issues. Visit the IGFSA webpage here http://www.igfsa.org/

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New Association Launched to Support the Internet Governance Forum | IGFSA

IGF Support Association launched.

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The launch of the IGF Support Association was held on the eve of the ninth annual IGF in Istanbul, where governments, civil society, the private sector and the technical community have convened to discuss best practice approaches to the global development of the Internet. 

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IGF2014 Reflections from Colombia's Ariel Barbosa.

IGF2014 Reflections from Colombia's Ariel Barbosa. | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
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Did You Know: There were close to 50 human rights-related workshops on the official agenda at IGF2014, in addition to the "extra-official" workshops and events held in parallel in various parts of the city.

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Radio Viva's Arturo Bregaglio reflects on the 2014 IGF.

Radio Viva's Arturo Bregaglio reflects on the 2014 IGF. | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
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 Although the plans for joint free and open source software projects were interrupted by the 2012 parliamentary coup in Paraguay, gain insight on the strengthened relationships with Brazil and Colombia and the bright future they have ahead.

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IGF Gauteng - Timeline Photos | Facebook

IGF Gauteng - Timeline Photos | Facebook | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
#IGF2014 opening remarks - Do you agree? In Africa, is simply deploying #ICTs good enough to address and overcome the challenges or are there other...
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How technology can enhance government performance | Future of Government Smart Toolbox

How technology can enhance government performance | Future of Government Smart Toolbox | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
 The Future of Government Smart Toolbox demonstrates how technology can enhance government performance by strengthening efforts to reduce corruption and bureaucracy and enhance political representation, service delivery, trust, leadership,... 
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Gauteng IGF | Multi-stakeholder policy dialogue space | Africa

Gauteng IGF | Multi-stakeholder policy dialogue space | Africa | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
IGF - Internet Governance Forum session on multistakeholderism in Africa. #IGF2014 Thank you to all participating and supporting at the remote hub at ZA...
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#openandaccessable The @IGFGauteng @IntGovForum IGF - Internet Governance Forum #Gauteng is a multi-stakeholder policy dialogue space that will convene to foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development of the internet. —

IGF Gauteng was brought to life to  address the challenges that  multistakeholderism in Africa faces.

 

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The African Declaration on Internet Rights & Freedoms | Officially Launched #IGF2014

The African Declaration on Internet Rights & Freedoms | Officially Launched #IGF2014 | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it

OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED TODAY #IGF2014 : The African Declaration on Internet Rights & Freedoms... goo.gl/5ZYYZa

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This Pan-African initiative is to promote human rights standards and openness principles in internet-policy making on the continent given the critical questions now being asked about how the Internet can be cultivated to best meet Africa's social and economic development needs and goals. 


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The African Declaration on Internet Rights & Freedoms Launched at the Internet Governance Forum in Turkey - AfrICT (Africa ICT)

The African Declaration on Internet Rights & Freedoms Launched at the Internet Governance Forum in Turkey - AfrICT (Africa ICT) | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms was officially launched yesterday, September 4 at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, Turkey. According to its sponsors,the declaration is a Pan-African initiative to promote human rights standards and principles of openness in internet policy formulation and implementation on the continent....

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Full text of the declaration.

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The future of passwords: logging in with your entire body

The future of passwords: logging in with your entire body | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
Our current password system is a flawed patchwork of semi-fixes, and companies are already looking at ways to replace it.

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Big Brother knows best | Amnesty International

Big Brother knows best | Amnesty International | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it
Governments around the world are taking control of the internet to crack down on freedom of expression, censor information on rights violations and carry out indiscriminate surveillance in the name of national security.
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Some shocking examples of government interference and surveillance online, selected to show both the scale and severity of the problem, in both developed and developing countries.

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Beyond NETmundial | Improving the Global Internet Governance Ecosystem | #IGF2014

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“In managing, promoting and protecting [the internet’s] presence in our lives, we need to be no less creative than those who invented  it.” Kofi Anan 

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IGF 2014 Social Media | Official Accounts

IGF 2014 Social Media | Official Accounts | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it

The Hashtag: #IGF2014  "IGF - Internet Governance Forum" 


For updates from the Remote Hub of #IGF2014 from Johannesburg, South Africa:


Follow @IGFGauteng 

Like our Facebook page www.fb.com/IGFGauteng

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Internet Society to Establish Association in Support of the Internet Governance Forum | IGFSA

Internet Society to Establish Association in Support of the Internet Governance Forum | IGFSA | #IGF2014 Reflections | Scoop.it

At its recent Board meeting in London, the Internet Society Board  of Trustees reiterated its support for the work of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in strengthening  the multistakeholder model. The Board confirmed its resolve to take action to establish a legal structure  with the objective of achieving stable and sustainable funding for the IGF.

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