Ephraim Percy Kenyanito
ARTICLE 19 EASTERN AFRICA
Ephraim leads ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa’s work relating to digital rights, internet governance and the intersection of human rights and technology and is also an affiliate at the Internet Policy Observatory (IPO) (at the Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania). He is a member of the UN Secretary General’s Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group on Internet Governance; the Freedom Online Coalition’s Digital Development and Openness Working Group; and the European Commission Global Internet Policy Observatory’s (GIPO) Advisory Group.
Previously, has worked on Governance, Transparency and International Development with a diverse-range of global organisations. He also served as an Independent Expert of the Implementation Advisory Group for Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice (IAG-CCT) at ICANN.
He holds a Bachelor of Laws- LL.B (with Honours) and has previous training in Internet Policy and Media Law from University of Oxford and University of Pennsylvania. His LL.B thesis examined the Relationship Between Domain Names And Geographical Indications with a special focus on .wine and .vin applications.