Tag: AfriNIC

ICANN Participates in African Multi-stakeholder Internet Governance meeting promising 25 new accredited registrars.

Domains, Governance, Internet
March 2013 has seen ICANN traverse the world to participate with the regional IG community. According to the ICANN website, "These events will be attended by regional leaders from government, the private sector and civil society." The first event was part of the Arab IGF initiative, in Dubai, UAE from 3-5 March. The second event, as part of the African Strategic Engagement initiative, was concluded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 6-8 March. ICANN invited in regional leaders and Internet Governance experts from all over the world at these two events and was organized in partnership with African IGF , AfriNIC , AFTLD , ISOC Africa, DotConnectAfrica Registry Services and the ATU. Speaking at the event, the ICANN CEO affirmed that ICANN would work very hard to achieve its goals, noting the sho...