Internet Governance

Internet Governance / Industry Updates

Domain Name .Africa Faces Hurdles - Q&A with Sophia Bekele

DotConnectAfrica (DCA) Trust and DCA Registry CEO Ms. Sophia Bekele recently participated in a Q&A with Mr. Gareth Van Zyl of Fin24.com, SouthAfrica, based on some pointed questions presented by the tech journalist to inquire into the current state of affairs regarding the .Africa new gTLD name and the attendant Independent Review Panel proceeding. more»

Afilias Director Wins ICANN's 2014 Leadership Award

Global registry services provider Afilias congratulates Jonathan Robinson, Chairman of Afilias' Board of Directors, for receiving the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) 2014 Leadership Award for his contributions to the effectiveness of ICANN's multistakeholder model. more»

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»

Video Interviews from ICANN 50 in London

ICANN 50 in London wrapped up in late June and proved to be an exciting and eventful conference. Discussion in London included hot topics such as Internet Governance and the IANA Functions Transition, as well as ongoing discussions regarding New gTLDs, ICANN Accountability, and policy development. 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»