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[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.
INET Kathmandu highlights need for resilient networks; increased collaboration between stakeholders
Important milestone reached, continued commitment required for successful implementation
Global campaign to highlight women who are using the Internet to make a difference
Internet Society and African Union Commission survey highlights Internet connectivity, cyber security and Internet access as issues most closely monitored by policymakers
Mobile is the primary means of online access for most, but its use is still largely restricted to basic communications needs
Fellowship program aimed at increasing participation of women in the operation of African Internet networks
[Addis Ababa, Ethiopia] In an agreement signed with the African Network Operators Group (AfNOG), the Internet Society has announced today that it will contribute USD 150,000 to support an improved offering of network technology training programs in Africa.