April 2012 Blog Posts (36)

IPv6 Webinar for African Operators, Monday, 30th April 2012

*IPv6 Webinar for African Operators, Monday, 30 April 2012, 13:00 (UTC)*

Based on the feedback received from the first webinar that showed a high

demand for more frequent IPv6 dedicated events delivered in this method,

AfriNIC, Internet Society and France Telecom have decided to organize a

monthly IPv6 webinar that is scheduled to be held on the last Monday of

every month.

This Webinar aims at assisting African operators with their…


Added by Alain Berranger on April 27, 2012 at 5:45pm — No Comments


I want to thank everybody for their contributions and suggestions, we had over 100 emails on the logo and it was a real team effort. THANK YOU!!!

The new Logo will be introduced gradually over the next days and weeks



Added by Klaus Stoll on April 27, 2012 at 3:33pm — No Comments

The18th World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT 2012) will be held in Montréal 22-24 October 2012

Please visit http://www.wcit2012.org/en/wcit-2012/about-wcit-2012/highlights:

The World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT 2012) is a fast-paced 3-day conference that will focus on the theme of "ONE Vision for a Global Digital Society". It will feature more than 100 high-profile speakers and attract up to 3,000 delegates from more than 80 countries, including representatives…


Added by Alain Berranger on April 26, 2012 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Study Reveals Economic and Societal Benefits of Establishing IXPs in Emerging Markets

Internet Society report demonstrates the significant cost and performance gains in Kenya and Nigeria with IXP development


WASHINGTON & GENEVA, Apr 17, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Internet Society today published the results of a study that demonstrates the far-reaching economic and societal benefits of establishing Internet Exchange Points (or IXPs) in…


Added by Alain Berranger on April 25, 2012 at 5:21pm — No Comments

Egypt Denies Operating Licenses to Eight U.S. Nonprofits

Egyptian authorities have denied permission to eight American nonprofits to operate locally, the Associated Press reports. Nonprofits subject to the order include the Carter Center, which monitors elections and had planned to oversee upcoming elections in the country.

The move raises questions about whether next month's presidential election, the first since the 2011 ouster of longtime Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, will be transparent and fairly contested. The months leading…


Added by Alain Berranger on April 25, 2012 at 4:58pm — No Comments

IMPORTANT! Renewal of GKPF membership.

Dear Friends and Members of GKPF

Please find below an important message of the GKPF President Caroline Figueres regarding the renewal of GKPF memberships. Please rebew your GKPF membership as soon as possible!

Thank You

Klaus Stoll


Dear Members of GKPF pdf

Added by Klaus Stoll on April 25, 2012 at 2:09pm — No Comments


Foundation Center, Development Gateway Announce Partnership

The New York City-based Foundation Center and Development Gateway in Washington, D.C., have announced a strategic partnership that will see them combine their expertise in global philanthropy and development to produce a clearer picture of international aid flows.

The collaboration will enable the organizations to enhance their existing online data platforms, making collaboration between foundations, foreign aid agencies,…


Added by Alain Berranger on April 25, 2012 at 4:41am — No Comments

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