Internet Governance Forum - Brazil


The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multi-stakeholder, democratic and transparent forum which facilitates discussions on public policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance. This year's forum was held in Brazil, in the eastern most city of João Pessoa.

Go Sheng Services’ founder, Duncan Ogweno, was nominated to attend this conference by one of Ford Foundation’s grantees, Alex Gakuru – Founder of CodeIP Trust. Mr. Gakuru being Kenya’s leading representative in matters IP and Internet saw it fit to nominate Go Sheng on account of the work that we are doing in youth empowerment using the Internet.

IGF provides an enabling platform for discussions among all stakeholders in the Internet governance ecosystem, including all entities accredited by the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), as well as other institutions and individuals with proven expertise and experience in all matters related to Internet governance. The Theme for the Forum was “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development”.

You can read more about the conference here: http://www.igf2015.br/


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