Internet Governance

Internet Governance / Industry Updates

DotConnectAfrica Contributes at the 9th IGF in Istanbul, Turkey

The Ninth Annual IGF Meeting was held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2-5 September 2014. The overarching theme for the meeting was: "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance". more»

ICANN London Recap Webinar

Please join ICANN and gTLD experts, Elisa Cooper of MarkMonitor® and Brian J. Winterfeldt of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, for guidance on navigating this complex environment.
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DotConnectAfrica Delegates Attend the Kenya Internet Governance Forum

The annual forum focused on ICT Synergy and sessions discussing policies enabling access such as improving cost and quality of internet services, Net Neutrality, Cyber security, DNSSEC which has become a major factor in utilizing ICT services. more»

Sophia Bekele Weighs in on Obama's August US-Africa Leader Summit at the NYF Africa

The forum focused on transformation: unlocking the competitiveness of the African economy through building value chains around the transformation of the continent's natural resources, including its human capital. In knowledge economies, such as those in the western world, education is the foundation of economic competitiveness and global prosperity - and is inseparable from the development of human capital. more»

DotConnectAfrica's Expert Selected to Attend the Hague Institute of Global Justice

The Hague Institute for Global Justice invited together renowned academics and practitioners from representing four sectors (government, civil society, the private sector and international organizations) and a range of countries to discuss critical challenges in and policy recommendations for the global governance of cyberspace in a successful three-day conference on the future of cyber governance, seeks to generate innovative, multi-stakeholder solutions to pressing governance challenges. more»

DotConnectAfrica Delegates Attend the KHRC Internet & Human Rights Breakfast Roundtable in Nairobi

This is the second meeting held by Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) in partnership with other civil society organizations and stakeholders. more»

Internet Business Council for Africa Participates at the EU-Africa 2014 Business Forum, Brussels

Internet Business Council for Africa (IBCA) delegates attended the EU-Africa 2014 Business Forum today at a crucial time in the relations between Europe and Africa. more»

DotConnectAfrica Statement Regarding NTIA's Intent to Transition Key Internet Domain Name Function

The NTIA's responsibility includes the procedural role of administering changes to the authoritative root zone file - the database containing the lists of names and addresses of all top-level domains - as well as serving as the historic steward of the DNS. more»

Afilias Joins Internet Technical Leaders in Welcoming IANA Globalization Progress

Afilias today announced its support for the statements by the Internet technical organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet¬†infrastructure (IETF, IAB, ccTLD ROs, ICANN, ISOC and W3C) regarding the announcement by the U.S. government of the suggested changes related to the IANA functions contract. more»

2013: A Year in Review, End of Year Message from DotConnectAfrica

As 2013 draws to a close it is worth looking back at where we have been and consider what 2014 will bring. As usual for DCA, it has been a year of intense activity to ensure that our promise to Africa stands. more»