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ISOC AM celebrated the 25th anniversary of Internet Society

13 Oct 2017

Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC AM celebrated the 25th anniversary of Internet Society as a local celebration node. 2017 is a double-valued year for us as we both celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Internet Society and the 10th anniversary of cooperation with the Internet Society as a Chapter. During this celebration the Achievement Awards was handled to the most active members. We expressed our gratitude to those who made their contribution to ISOC AM creation.The ceremony started with ISOC AM president congratulation to the guests. A short movie about the Internet Society and ISOC AM was demonstrated. It highlighted the most remarkable activities and present some historical facts and statistics about the Internet Society and ISOC AM. Then the Awards handling ceremony followed. Short facts about the Nominees and why they have been chosen by ISOC AM was announced. The Nominees got Awards with the mark of their names and contribution.After the Awards handling the ISOC AM director spoke about the future engagement of ISOC AM and presented the current issues we had in Armenia in the sphere of the Internet and in the scope of the Internet Society mission. He also recognized our key priorities for the upcoming years and the key strategies the ISOC AM has adopted for its implementation.Afterwards, the guests were invited to speak about their experience with the Internet Society. Local media representatives and journalists was invited to cover the event. Another important component of the event was the video published on our web-page and social-networks. We also provided screen to show instant tweets from the participants of the event with hashtag #thenext25. ParticipantsISOC Armenia Board members as well as other invited persons shared our celebration. Apart from ISOC members the following stakeholders were invited:• Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies, • Ministry of Internal Affairs, Department of "Cybersecurity", • National Security Services, • Non-Governmental organizations representing civil society, • Local Media representatives, journalists. VenueThe event took place at the ANI-PLAZA hotel.

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ISOC AM Board meeting took place

13 Oct 2017

ISOC AM Board meeting took place. Membership as well as Registrar applications were approved and organizational matters discussed.

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ISOC AM members participated in the APTLD72 meeting

13 Oct 2017

ISOC AM members I.Mkrtumyan, L.Galstyan, A.Karakhanyan, A.Mkrtchyan, A.Khachatryan, K.Babajanyan and G.Saghyan participated in the APTLD72 meeting.

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ISOC AM members participated in the Georgian IGF

13 Oct 2017

ISOC AM members participated in the Georgian IGF

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Call for founding members-ISOC IoT SIG

24 Aug 2017

August 3, 2017. Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC AM announced a call for founding members-ISOC IoT SIG by the initiative of Vahan Hovsepyan, ISOC AM Board Member, and Yuri Kargapolov, CEO of the Ukrainian Numbering, Naming and Addressing Operation Center.

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MoU between the IoT Association (Russia) and ISOC AM.

24 Aug 2017

July 18. Yerevan, Armenia. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Internet of Things Association (Russia) and ISOC AM. The parties agreed to collaborate in ensuring development of IoT standards and protocols, share good practices, set up a joint laboratory to practice and test IoT technologies for agriculture, transportation, logistics, municipal and other areas, ensure safety in IoT operations. It was also agreed to organize joint workshops and exchange of experts.

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Armenian School on Internet Governance

24 Aug 2017

July 17-21, 2017. Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC AM launched the first Armenian School on Internet Governance (ArmSIG) with more than 30 participants. The main objective of ArmSIG was to involve students from various Universities across Armenia in discussions over Internet governance related issues, to provide them with skills enabling their further effective participation in national, regional and global Internet governance related processes. Well-known and experienced professionals, professors and experts from IT sector were invited to lecture at the school. At the end of the 5-day free course the participants were awarded with Certificates.

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New appointments

24 Aug 2017

July 1, 2017.Amsterdam. Netherlands. ISOC AM Board Member Vahan Hovsepyan was appointed of the RIPE NCC External Relations Officer for Central Asia and South Caucasus.

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ISOC AM presence in ICANN 59

24 Aug 2017

June 26-29, 2017. Johannesburg, South Africa. ISOC AM Board Members Lianna Galstyan and Siranush Vardanyan took part in the ICANN59 meeting.

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