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APTLD73/APRICOT2018 meetings in Nepal

07 Mar 2018

Internet Society NGO Board Member Lianna Galstyan took part in the APTLD73 meeting held on 22-23 February in Kathmandu, Nepal, hosted by .NP ccTLD. Representatives from Asia-Pacific ccTLDs were present at the meeting, where Ms. Galstyan presented the Policy of Domain Name Registration in AM/ՀԱՅ. Ms. Galstyan also participated in a meeting organized by the Internet Society Nepal Chapter in the framework of the APRICOT2018 (February 25-28) meeting. On these meetings days, during the Board Meeting of DotAsia, celebrating the 10-year anniversary, the DotAsia membership of Internet Society NGO wasapproved.

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EuroDIG 2018 Planning Meeting in Tbilisi

07 Feb 2018

On 1 February, Board Members of the “Internet Society” NGO Lianna Galstyan and Vahan Hovsepyan participated to the EuroDIG 2018 planning meeting in Tbilisi, where the program of the annual meeting, participation principles and cooperation with other national Internet Governance Forums (IGFs) were discussed.   EuroDIG is the European Dialogue on Internet Governance, which every year is held in different European country. Be reminded that this year  EuroDIG 2018 will take place on 5-6 June in Tbilisi. For more details, please visit the official EuroDIG website.

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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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