Wikimedia Workshop for Girls


Wikimedia Workshop for Girls

"Internet Society" NGO and "Wikimedia Armenia" Scientific-Educational NGO invite girls over the age of 15 to participate in the Editorial Workshop held in the framework of "Girls in ICT” Day International event. The event is scheduled to take place on April 13 at the premises of “Wikimedia Armenia”. In the beginning, the participants will get acquainted with Wiki ideology and the basic tools for editing the Wiki projects as well as write their first Wiki articles. The results of the workshop will be presented on April 26, at "Girls in ICT" event to be held in the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University. Participation is free but the registration is mandatory` <a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener" data-lynx-mode="asynclazy" data-lynx-uri=""></a>.

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Internet Society NGO Board Members Armen Muradyan, Vahan Hovsepyan and ArmSIG student Syuzi Hovhannisyan participated to the <a href="">MENOG 18 (Middle East Network Operators Group)</a> meeting taking place on 25-26 April in Tehran, Iran. The event was hosted by Asiatech, Internet provider in Iran, and sponsored by RIPE NCC. MENOG 18 was attended by 240 participants from 15 countries from all geographic regions of the world. As a platform for key Internet builders in the region, MENOG provides a great opportunity to network with colleagues, shares experiences and knowledge, presents and discusses the latest networking innovations, and discovers new business models and applications. It is a highly selective meeting attended by experts and other interested people from the Internet industry, academia and government. During the conference, Armenian delegation networked with the specialists from Middle East and foreign attendees, and gained a number of preliminary agreements. The essential step was to discover Iranian market with all its opportunities and launch new business ideas and views there. The delegation had chance to share its experience and be introduced to the business environment of Iran through presentations, meetings, round-table talks and discussions from both sides.

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ArmSIG | Human Rights online and offline

Elena Dodonova, the representative from the Council of Europe, delivered a speech on human rights at the Armenian School on Internet Governance. She presented in detail the approaches and guidelines of the Council of Europe on human rights online and offline. The participants had the opportunity to direct their concerns and inquiries to the lecturer through questions and answers.

Girls in ICT

This year, Internet Society NGO for the first time has organized an event dedicated to "Girls in ICT" Day. The objective of the event was to create an environment where the participation and achievements of girls and women in ICT are encouraged. The event was organized in a "Round Table" format, with face-to-face and remote participation of experienced and successful women and young girls using information technologies. Participants with diverse professional skills talked about their activities as well as about how IT helps them achieve success in their work. At the end of the event, the participants highly appreciated the importance of such meetings and expressed their desire to make it regular, promoting the atmosphere of cooperation.

9th Russian Internet Governance Forum

Internet Society NGO Board Members Anna Karakhanyan, Armen Muradyan and Vahan Hovsepyan participated in the 9th Russian Internet Governance Forum, held on April 6 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The forum featured sessions on information security, regional aspects of internet governance, international cooperation and technological innovations. Experts from Russia, China, the US and European countries talked about who should be playing a more active role in global internet governance, and what can be done to engage new stakeholders. The event was hosted by Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ and supported by ICANN, ISOC, RIPE NCC, APTLD and The Technical Center of Internet. Cybersecurity partner of the Forum was Kaspersky Lab.