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Kenya just concluded the Kenya Internet Governance Forum, KeIGF2021 took a dive into what it takes to achieve a united internet locally as globally and what could possibly hinder this. Themed; United Internet, the hybrid forum was hosted for the 14th time since 2008....
The Kenya School of Internet Governance (KeSIG)Â is the premier training platform to grow new voices in the internet governance space in Kenya and also serves the larger African continent. KeSIG, convened annually from 2016, is held just before the Kenya Internet...
KICTANet Unveils Report on Assessment of Public Participation in Recent ICT Policy Making Processes in Kenya
On 11th August 2021, KICTANet held a virtual meeting to disseminate a report on public participation: An Assessment of Recent ICT Policy Making Processes in Kenya. The research focus was to assess the extent to which the public participated in three recent ICT policy...
The Kenya IGF will be held a hybrid event held on 23rd September 2021 during the IGF week that takes of 20th to 23rd. The program for the 2021 IGF is still under review, and registration for the event will be opened soon. Theme: â€œInternet Unitedâ€œ The main outcome...
KICTANet welcomes applications for fellows for the 6th Edition of the Kenya School of Internet Governance (KeSIG).Â KeSIG takes place prior to the Kenya IGF, with the aim of introducing beginners in internet governance to basic concepts in internet policymaking. This...
In April 2021, ARTICLE 19 Eastern Africa, the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet), and Pollicy published this report and documentaries that reviews the national legal frameworks and practices that have enabled an extraordinary surveillance environment during the first...
KICTANet is a multi-stakeholder Think Tank for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and regulation. The Think Tank is a catalyst for reform in the Information and Communication Technology sector. Its work is guided by four pillars of Policy Advocacy, Capacity Building, Research, and Stakeholder Engagement.
Objectives of the Network are:
- To improve the effectiveness of ICT policy and regulatory processes by expanding support for ICT initiatives, providing support for member?s actions and audience for member?s ideas.
- Facilitate effective dissemination channels regarding ICT policy and regulatory processes to keep everyone updated on what is going on in the sector.
- Provide access to varied and multiple resources and skills.
- Link organisations and networks working at the community level to those specialised and working in the broader political space.
The report outlines the work undertaken in between 2007 and 2016 which is underpinned by crowd sourcing and community engagement
Click here to download the report
KICTANet’s organisational strategy:
We facilitate stakeholder engagement through collaborative initiatives in face-to-face Town Hall meetings, and in the KICTANet?s interactive mailing list where multiple stakeholders engage regularly on ICT policy issues.