On December 4, 2007, The Public Voice coalition organized the conference "Africa Electronic Privacy and Public Voice Symposium" in Cape Town, South Africa.
The purpose of this Symposium was to bring together African NGOs, technical experts and policy makers to discuss Privacy, the World Summit on the Information Society and the policy development of Information and Communication Technologies. It was an opportunity for the public voice to be heard on issues such as safeguarding electronic privacy and protecting online speech, as well as African perspectives on Internet governance and the World Summit on the Information Society. The Symposium was held in Cape Town, South Africa at the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island, on December 6, 2004 in conjunction with the ICANN meeting.
The members of the Organizing Committee were: The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), the WSIS Civil Society African Caucus, the Association for Progressive Communications and the Non-Commercial Users Constituency of ICANN (NCUC).
Consultation due on December 31, 2009
This is a listing of events which may be useful for civil society to participate, connect and network on issues relating to information and communication technologies and policies.
Participation in the World Summit on the Information Society Internet Governance Caucus »
Washington DC, United States. Internet Governance Forum USA
September 14 - 15
Seoul, South Korea. ICANN No. 36.
October 25 -30, 2009
Sharm El Sheikh - Egypt. United Nations. IV Internet Governance Forum November 15-18, 2009