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Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance Turns Five

The fifth Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance (MEAC-SIG) took place from 5-9 August, with 31 attendees from governments, the private sector, civil society, academia, and technical communities of 14 countries. This year’s MEAC-SIG was held in Cairo, Egypt, and hosted by the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA). The previous editions were…

AWII 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,…

AWII joined the Network of Centers (NoC)

The Arab World Internet Institute is glad to become part of the Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers (NoC). The NoC was launched by a group of academic centers in 2012 in recognition of the lack of internationally coordinated research and engagement activities in issues concerning the Internet and related technologies. The NoC…

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…

The promotion of Arabic language on the Internet

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…

Arab Summer School for Internet Governance

The Arab World Internet Institute is organizing the first Arab Summer School for Internet Governance during the period from the 28th of June till the 1st of July under the auspices of Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and in collaboration with the National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA) and the Nile University. Under the Egyptian…

Multilingual Internet Initiative meets in Cairo

The first meeting of the Multilingual Internet Initiative (MII) Board of the Arab Knowledge Management Society (AKMS) concluded on February 1, with a focus on a range of key themes, including promotion of the Arabic content on the Internet and the process of introducing new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) by ICANN. Held at AKMS’s…