[Tunis, Tunisia – 2 June 2015] – In order to better understand what African nations need to do to reap the full benefits of the Internet, the Internet Society today released the study “Internet Development and Governance in Africa”. The report, issued at the Africa Internet
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Mitchell Baker, Vint Cerf, David Farber and Sebastian Thrun to provide insights into origins and future of the Internet
[Washington, DC and Geneva, Switzerland] – In a statement distributed to the Internet Society’s global community today, Internet Society President and CEO, Kathryn C.
[Washington, D.C. and Geneva, Switzerland] – The Internet Society today announced that Maarten Botterman, Ingrid Srinath and Eric Burger have been appointed to the Public Interest Registry Board of Directors. Maarten Botterman was reappointed for a one-year term, Ingrid Srinath was reappointed for a three-year term and Eric Burger was appointed for a two-year term.
Yesterday a powerful 7.8 earthquake devastated the country of Nepal. It's the nation's worst earthquake in 80 years and has already claimed the lives of more than 2,100 people.
The Internet Society has a Chapter in Nepal and has been working on Internet related projects in the region since 2007.
The Elections Committee is pleased to announce the final results of the 2015 selections to the ISOC Board of Trustees, following the rejection by the ISOC Board of the challenge to Alice Munyua’s candidacy.
Alice Munyua has been elected to the board by Organizational Members,
On Friday, April 17, 2015 the President of ISOC received a challenge to the candidacy of Alice Munyua, who had been selected by the ISOC Organization Members to be their selection as a Trustee, per the ISOC bylaws and election procedures. For reference, the ISOC election procedures can be found at:
The Elections Committee is pleased to announce that no challenges were received for the 2015 Chapter elections for ISOC Board of Trustees during the challenge period which ended on 17th April. Accordingly, Walid Al-Saqaf has been elected to the board by the chapter delegates.
On behalf of the Internet Society's Elections Committee, I wish to extend our appreciation and thanks to all of the nominees and candidates for the Board of Trustees Election 2015. We are honoured that such well-qualified individuals offered to serve on the Internet Society Board.
The election concluded on 6th April and the results have been certified by the Elections Committee.