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Call for applications: Research Methods Workshop for Internet Policy & Advocacy in Africa

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy, Home|

Application Due Soon: 10 November 2017 Date: February 26, 2018-March 3, 2018 Venue: Kampala, Uganda The Annenberg School for Communication’s Internet Policy Observatory has teamed up with the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA), Research ICT Africa, Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet), Unwanted Witness, Paradigm Initiative, and Young ICT [...]

Findings of a Survey on Multistakeholder Participation in Internet Governance from Africa

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Findings of a Survey on Multistakeholder Participation in Internet Governance from Africa Enrico Calando of Research ICT Africa presents results from a survey on the perception of African stakeholders on internet governance structures and processes. An animated discussion on the reasons for lack of African participation in internet governance took place at a roundtable [...]

Invitation to participate in a survey on IGFs in Africa

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Invitation to participate in a survey on IGFs in Africa As a stakeholder in the Internet and ICT sector in Africa, you are invited to share your views and perspectives on Internet Governance Forums in Africa through an online survey. The survey is being undertaken as part of academic research towards a Master of [...]

Survey on Mapping Multistakeholder Participation in Internet Governance from an African perspective

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Survey on Mapping Multistakeholder Participation in Internet Governance from an African perspective by Enrico Calandro Research ICT Africa, in collaboration with NEPAD Agency (e-Africa programme) and supported by a research grant from the Center for Global Communications Studies at the Annenberg School for Communications, UPENN, has entered a new phase of its research on [...]

Reflections for the 2014 Milton Wolf Seminar

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Reflections for the 2014 Milton Wolf Seminar The work of Research ICT Africa (RIA) in relation to internet governance has sought to understand why few African countries participate actively in internet governance debates, despite the significant resources of multilateral and donor agencies thrown at such endeavours and opportunities created for participation through multistakeholder initiatives – [...]

World Summit on the Information Society 2017: High level policy statement

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

World Summit on the Information Society 2017: High level policy statement By Alison Gillwald (PhD) Executive director, Research ICT Africa, and Adjunct Professor University of Cape Town. Research ICT Africa is an African public–interest ICT research ICT policy and regulatory network that has provided technical assistance to African countries, multilateral agencies and development banks [...]

Inclusive development and digital transformation in Africa

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Inclusive development and digital transformation in Africa RIA Executive Director, Prof. Alison Gillwald, addressed delegates at the 5th Meeting of the African Internet Governance Forum, AfIGF 2016, on the challenges of evidence–based policy formulation and safeguarding public interest outcomes in increasingly globalised and complex environment. Prof.  Gillwald's presentation 'Inclusive development & digital transformation in [...]

Internet governance guidebook: Top resource for the Global South

By | June 14th, 2016|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Internet governance guidebook: Top resource for the Global South How the Internet is governed in the future will shape global communications, development and human rights. The Internet governance guidebook is written for, and by, stakeholders in the Global South. The guidebook’s authors explore some of the most pressing Internet governance issues facing the Global South. Research [...]

Written submission on the Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill

By | December 14th, 2015|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Written submission on the Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill Research ICT Africa welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill – Draft for Public Comment (hereinafter Draft Bill) released by the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development on 28 August 2015. We make this submission in the public interest to ensure that [...]

Crowdsourcing ideas as an emerging form of multistakeholder participation in Internet governance

By | October 26th, 2015|Categories: Cyberpolicy|

Crowdsourcing ideas as an emerging form of multistakeholder participation in Internet governance What are the linkages between multistakeholder governance and crowdsourcing? Both are new — trendy, if you will — approaches to governance premised on the potential of collective wisdom, bringing together diverse groups in policy-shaping processes. Their interlinkage has remained underexplored so far. Our article recently [...]