[afnog] Fwd: - call - Diplo's "IG Diplomacy" training workshop for ACP, Accra, Ghana, 13-14 May 2010

Kwasi Adu-Boahen Opare opare at knust.edu.gh
Tue Apr 27 13:59:50 UTC 2010

For your information please. 

From: Vladimir Radunovic < vladar at diplomacy.edu > 

Date: 27 April 2010 13:41 
Subject: - call - Diplo's "IG Diplomacy" training workshop for ACP, Accra, Ghana, 13-14 May 2010 
To: igcbp at diplomacy.edu 

Dear friends, 

The second Diplo's "IG Diplomacy" training workshop of the Africa-Caribbean-Pacific (ACP) capacity building programme will take place in Accra, Ghana, 13-14 May 2010, as a pre-event of IDLELO4 conference on open source. 

Please help us target the right beneficiaries by sharing this call (below) through your list of contacts from West Africa and ACP countries in general. 

For more info, let them visit: 


To apply or inquire, let them write to: 

acpinfo at diplomacy.edu 

Application deadline is 30 April 2010. 

Thank you! 


Training Workshop 

Internet Governance Diplomacy 

13-14 May 2010, Accra, Ghana 

Conducted by DiploFoundation 

In cooperation with FOSSFA 

DiploFoundation is pleased to invite professionals from the ACP (Africa-Caribbean-Pacific) Group of States to register for a training workshop on Internet Governance issues (IG) and ICT policies, taking place during the pre-conference training programme of the Fourth African Conference on FOSS and the Digital Commons, IDLELO 4 from the 17 th to 21 st , 2010. 

The training workshop will give participants an overview of the multidisciplinary field of IG (including technical, legal, economic, socio-cultural and developmental aspects) and explain links to the international and regional IG processes (World Summit on Information Society and Internet Governance Forum). The discussions will highlight the importance of IG and ICT issues and its effect on national and regional policies. 

Time and Location: 

13-14 May, 2010 

AITI-KACE (Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT), Accra, Ghana 


Open to all stakeholders from ACP (Africa-Caribbean-Pacific) countries 

Limited to 20 participants on a first come basis 

Please send an email with your full name, country of residence, institution and position to: acpinfo at diplomacy.edu 

Deadline for applications: 30 April 2010 


Local costs for sponsored participants will be limited to the accommodation costs for days of the workshop at IDLELO 4 approved hotels. An EU standard per diem will be given for the two days of the workshop to cover meals. Local transport will be provided for by IDLELO 4 organisers. 

International travel costs are to be covered by participants or their sending institutions. 

This workshop is an event in a series of activities in the “Capacity Development in ICT Policy and Internet Governance for Africa – Caribbean – Pacific (ACP)” programme of DiploFoundation, with support of the European Commission and Secretariat of the ACP Group of States. 

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