Internet Governance Activities
Third meeting of the IGF (UN sponsored Internet Governance Forum) took place in Hyderabad from 3rd to 6th December, 2008. NIXI acted as co-host for this event,and took up a number of ramp up activities. These included:
Sponsoring Host Country website http://www.igf2008.in/
Seminars on Internet Governance Issues at various locations. eIndia 2008 at Delhi (29 July, 2008) and NICT, 2008 in Guwahati on (29 August, 2008) and at S.V. University, Tirupathi (9 September, 2008).
An Online Capacity Building Course on IG issues, in association with Diplo Foundation. 30 persons participated in this course and top twelve were given fellowships by NIXI to physically participate in Hyderabad IGF meeting.
NIXI commissioned a series of articles in the monthly magazine i4d (Information for Development).
Part I: Introduction to Internet Governance Issues
Part II: Internet Governance Issues - Access