[Addis Ababa, Ethiopia –3 August, 2016] – The Internet Society today announced that it has selected 23 fellows from 20 African countries to attend the 7th African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF), to be held from 30 August - 1 September, 2016 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Diverse funding source provides solid financial foundation for development of open Internet technologies and standards
[Washington, D.C.] – The Internet Society today announced that its Board of Trustees elected Gonzalo Camarillo as the new Chair during its Annual General Meeting 18-19 June 2016.
Connecting the unconnected and recognizing Africa’s women trailblazers will be focus at Africa Internet Summit
[Washington, D.C. – May 24, 2016] – The Internet Society made a statement today in support of the timely transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions to the global Internet community.
The elections concluded on 20 April. The challenge period (for appeals) was opened on 25 April and closed on 2 May at 15:00 UTC. No challenges were filed.
[Washington, D.C.] The Internet Society today announced that it has appointed Mark Buell to the role of Regional Bureau Director for North America. In this role starting May 2, he will be responsible for building awareness of the Internet Society and advancing its mission of promoting an open, secure Internet for the benefit of all people.
Washington, DC- The Internet Society today announced that Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken and Lise Fuhr have been appointed to the Public Interest Registry (PIR) Board of Directors. They will both serve three year terms, as will Roberto Gaetano who has been reappointed. These appointments will begin at the mid-year PIR Board meeting scheduled for July 2016.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - The Internet Society will bring its annual Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) to Tanzania for the first time. The organisation has partnered with the Tanzania Internet Service Providers Association (TISPA) to hold the seventh annual AfPIF in the country’s capital, Dar es Salaam, 30 August- 1 September, 2016.