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The annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) this year takes place in Joao Pessoa, Brazil from October 10-13. We are excited to participate at the forum which is themed "Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development", during which we will share our insights on internet governance and related issues in East Africa. An initiative of the […] Read More

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The African Declaration Drafter’s Group is pleased to present the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms which will be released on September 4 at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, Turkey, and on September 8 at Highway Africa Conference in Grahamstown, South Africa. The development of the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms is a Pan-African […] Read More

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The annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) today opened in Bali, Indonesia. Taking place from October 22-25 2013, the main theme of this year’s forum is ‘Building Bridges: Enhancing Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development’. An initiative of the United Nations, the IGF is a multi-stakeholder dialogue forum open to representatives from Government, NGOs, academia, […] Read More

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The annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) today opened in Baku, Azerbaijan. Taking place from November 6-9 2012, the main theme of this year's meeting is Internet Governance for Sustainable Human Economic and Social Development. An initiative of the United Nations, the IGF is a multi-stakeholder dialogue forum open to representatives from Government, NGOs, academia, private […] Read More

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The rapid growth in internet access and use in Africa, particularly through the mobile internet, makes it imperative for civil society and for internet companies committed to the free flow of information and freedom of expression to better understand how intermediary liability works (or does not work). This paper looks at the state of intermediary […] Read More

The use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) continues to grow in Uganda and presents a number of alternatives in the delivery of services both from the public and private sectors. The country’s technological infrastructure, the legal and policy framework in place, and the increasing demand for transparency and accountability through the use of ICT makes Uganda a ripe state for […] Read More

In addition to the study assessing Uganda's Open Government Readiness, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) assessed citizens' perceptions on open governance. Based on a questionnaire, the study established that in Uganda there is a high level of knowledge about open governance, as well as great expectations of the benefits which […] Read More

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