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Internet Society NGO announces the launch of the Second Edition of the Armenian School on Internet Governance

15 Jan 2018

Internet Society NGO announces the launch of the Second Edition of the Armenian School on Internet Governance. The five-month free course will take place at the American University of Armenia in the coordination with the "United Armenian Volunteers League".The whole course is divided into six sections: Introduction, Technical, Legal, Security, Economic and Socio-Cultural․Thematic discussions will be held in different formats: Q&As, debates, webinars, open discussions, etc. where the students will have an opportunity to use the practical information they learn.Out of the 89 applicants from different Armenian Universities, 38 students were selected for this course. The start of the 2nd Edition of ArmSIG was on January 13.

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The new version of the official website for the “Internet Society” NGO

11 Jan 2018

The new version of the official website for the “Internet Society” NGO is launched. The content representing the chronicle of ISOC Armenia activity available at isoc.am is transferred to the http://chronicle.isoc.am website. 

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Vahan Martirosyan and Göran Marby signed a Memorandum of Understanding

29 Dec 2017

On December 19, 2017 in the Palais Des Nations, UN Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, the Minister of Transport, Communication and IT Vahan Martirosyan and CEO and the President of ICANN Göran Marby signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The signing ceremony was attended by Permanent Representatives of the Embassy of Armenia in Switzerland as well as "Internet Society" NGO Vice President Grigori Saghyan and Board Member Lianna Galstyan. Alexandra Kulikova, the Head of Global Stakeholder Engagement for Eastern Europe & Central Asia at ICANN, highlighted the significance of the participation of Civil Society organizations in the activities of ICANN, particularly the "Internet Society" NGO, and the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding became an important step towards cooperation at the state level.

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12th Internet Governance Forum

29 Dec 2017

ISOC, Geneva. On December 17-21, 2017 Board Members of the “Internet Society” NGO Grigori Saghyan, Lianna Galstyan and Avetik Yesayan, as organizers and key resource persons took part in different sessions at the 12th Internet Governance Forum on the following topics: multilingual Internet - IDNs, digital currency and blockchain technologies, as well as Internet of Things (IoT).

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ISOC AM and Mediaeducation center took part in the Chapterthon program

29 Dec 2017

 ISOC AM and Mediaeducation center took part in the Chapterthon program organized by ISOC with a project " E-learning technologies for more efficient Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education". The project, along with other projects, is published on the site https://www.internetsociety.org/beyond-the-net/chapterthon/2017/projects/  .

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Domain names "արմֆայթինգ.հայ" and "armfc.am" were awarded to the "Professional ArmFighting Federation

29 Dec 2017

Yerevan, Armenia. At the initiative of the Internet Society, the domain names "արմֆայթինգ.հայ" and "armfc.am" were awarded to the "Professional ArmFighting Federation". President of the Federation Hayk Ghukasyan, members of the federation, athletes were present at the meeting. From now on, the Federation's official website will also be available at the abovementioned addresses.

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The 5th Annual Business Innovation International Forum was launched in Dilijan

29 Dec 2017

Dilijan, Armenia. The 5th Annual Business Innovation International Forum was launched in Dilijan. The two-day Innovation Forum is held under the theme "Towards a New Reality". Business Innovation Forum is an effective platform for discussions, innovation ideas for local and international experts in the field of education, technology and business. Through thematic discussions and contacts the experts present advanced innovation development experiences as well as formulate a future action plan. “Internet Society” NGO Board Members Albert Toneyan, Arman Nersisyan, Grigor Saghyan, Karen Gasparyan, Kolya Hovhannisyan and Vahan Hovsepyan attended the Forum.Details about the event are available at https://www.facebook.com/BusinessInnovationForum/

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Igor Mkrtumyan participated in the CENTR 58 GA.

13 Oct 2017

Brussels, Belgium. Igor Mkrtumyan participated in the CENTR 58 GA.

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3rd Armenian IGF in Yerevan

13 Oct 2017

Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC AM organized the 3rd Armenian IGF. More than 100 participants discussed the problems of Armenian IT and shaped the future progress.

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