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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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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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