Hanane Boujemi

Hanane Boujemi

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Hanane Boujemi has worked on cyber-space related issues different issues throughout various research projects during her academic enrolment, culminating in work on Internet Governance. Her central field of research is the impact of the Internet on sustainable development and how it is important to implement monitoring, rather than controlling systems, that bring more opportunities to lesser developed countries (LDCs), while respecting civil liberties. Ms. Boujemi holds a Bachelors degree in Business & Commerce from Hassan II University and the Sorbonne and a Masters in Human Rights and Democratisation from the University of Malta and the University of London. She has also studied English literature and linguistics at Mohammed V University and is currently studying an intellectual property rights (IPR) course at UC Berkley. She speaks and writes six languages. Ms. Boujemi is very involved in the Internet governance process at the international level. She is the research coordinator of Diplo Foundations Internet Governance projects, a tutor of the MENA region groups, and is in charge of Diplos partnership projects and networking with institutions interested in Internet governance capacity building in the region. Her special areas of interest are access, IPR, human rights, safety issues, the policy making process, Internet and politics, and International relations in the era of Internet. She is currently coordinating research on multilingualism, access to knowledge, cyber security, future of Internet governance, and IPv6. Ms. Boujemi is an active member as well of the Moroccan Internet Society Chapter (MISOC) and a Fellow of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.