Arab World Internet Institute joined the IGF Supporting Association

The Arab World Internet Institute ( AWII ) joined the Internet Governance Forum Supporting Association ( IGFSA ) in the objective of helping strengthen the IGF as a unique platform to exchange perspectives and concerns on key issues that may affect the future of the Internet. The institute joined other organizations and corporations such as ICANN, Internet Society, … Continue reading Arab World Internet Institute joined the IGF Supporting Association

The Internet Society appoints Salam Yamout as Regional Bureau Middle East Director

The Internet Society today announced that it has opened a new regional bureau in the Middle East and appointed Salam Yamout to the role of Regional Director. Ms. Yamout brings over 25 years of experience to her new role, where she will be responsible for building awareness of the Internet Society and advancing its mission … Continue reading The Internet Society appoints Salam Yamout as Regional Bureau Middle East Director

Middle East DNS Forum 2016

The Middle East DNS Forum will be the place to meet and network with the industry’s key players. Participants from ICANN, ISOC, Registries, Registrars, Registrants, ccTLDs, New gTLD Applicants, service providers, brand owners, legal firms, and anyone who has an interest in the DNS industry is expected to attend the event in an aim to … Continue reading Middle East DNS Forum 2016

North Africa Internet Governance Forum open meeting in Marrakech

Stakeholders from North African countries met in Marrakech, Morocco on March 10th on the sideline of the ICANN 55th meeting to discuss ways forward to revive the North Africa Internet Governance Forum(IGF).  The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Mr. Ridha Guellouz, the interim forum coordinator, in the presence of Mr Chengetai Masango, Programme … Continue reading North Africa Internet Governance Forum open meeting in Marrakech

The promotion of Arabic language on the Internet and in multi-stakeholder processes

UNESCO, together with The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), and in cooperation with the International Centre for Terminology (INFOTERM) have initiated in 2013 the project entitled “Developing language tools and building institutional capacities with respect to the promotion of Arabic language on the Internet and in mulita-stakeholder processes”, with the aim to … Continue reading The promotion of Arabic language on the Internet and in multi-stakeholder processes

Launch Development of Glossary on Internet Governance for Arabic Speakers

UNESCO, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Internet Society (ISOC) are finalizing a framework to establish an Arabic glossary of Internet governance terms to support engagement in multistakeholder Internet governance processes by Arabic-speaking communities. Participation of all stakeholder and geographical communities is essential for a healthy and vibrant Internet ecosystem. … Continue reading Launch Development of Glossary on Internet Governance for Arabic Speakers

The AWII joins the UN Global Compact

The Arab World Internet Institute joined the UN Global Compact, world’s largest sustainability initiative : A call to companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals. By adhering to the UN Global Compact’s, the Institute commit to Ten Principles derived from: the … Continue reading The AWII joins the UN Global Compact