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…

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….

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…

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…

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…