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ArmSIG | Cybersecurity in Russia and IG Ecosystem

04 May 2018

The topic of April 21 meeting was cyber security, and our special guest was Leonid Todorov, APTLD General Manager. He presented the situation of cyber security in Russia and made comparisons with that of in Armenia. Participants actively inquired about the parallels in both countries, as well as asked questions about the Internet governance ecosystem.

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ArmSIG | Human Rights online and offline

04 May 2018

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.

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Girls in ICT

27 Apr 2018

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.

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9th Russian Internet Governance Forum

07 Apr 2018

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.

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ITU Regional Workshop and IoT SIG meeting

07 Apr 2018

 Internet Society NGO Vice President Grigori Saghyan, Director Arman Nersisyan and Board Members Armen Muradyan and Vahan Hovsepyan, participated in the Internet of Things Special Interest Group (IOT SIG) preparatory meeting, as well as in ITU Regional Workshop for Europe and CIS on "Cybersecurity and Child Online Protection" held on April 4-6 in Odessa, Ukraine.

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IGF 2018: First Open Consultations and MAG meeting

20 Mar 2018

Internet Society NGO Board Member Lianna Galstyan participated in her new role as Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) member to the IGF 2018 First Open Consultations and MAG meeting held on 19-22 March in Geneva, Switzerland.

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ICANN61

13 Mar 2018

Internet Society NGO Board Member Siranush Vardanyan and members of the organization Narine Khachatryan and Kristina Hakobyan participated in the ICANN61 meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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DotAsia membership

07 Mar 2018

"Internet Society" NGO became the member of DotAsia since 24 February, 2018.

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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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