Today, 15th July 2020, the E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA) announced the 30 individuals that have been selected to participate in the first ever Ghana School on Internet Governance programme as Fellows.
The selected Fellows represent participants from various sectors of the society, including government, academia, business, technical, security, civil society, Internet Service & Connectivity Providers and internet end user groups.
The aim of the Ghana School on Internet Governance is to create an avenue for people from diverse sectors and backgrounds to acquire the requisite skills in order to participate meaningfully to Internet Governance discourse at the community, national, regional and the international levels.
The fellowship programme is scheduled to take place in Accra. The hybrid programme is made up of one (1) month virtual session from 10th August to 10th September 2020 and a face-to-face session from 11th to 13th November 2020.
The selected Fellows are below:
|Items||First Name||Last Name||Middle Name||Stakeholder Group|
|5||Barnabas||Atangongo||Business & Commerce|
|8||Caleb||Kuphe||Kwabena Ayitey||Technical Community|
|9||Emmanuel||Plange||Kurt||Internet Service And Connectivity Providers|
|10||Emmanuel||Dabbie||Botchway||Internet End User|
|11||Emmanuel||Asare||Kwaku||Internet End User|
|12||Evelyn||Jumbo||Ewuradjoa||Business & Commerce|
|15||Gideon||Lamptey||Nii Lantei||Business & Commerce|
|16||Godsway||Djokoto||Seth Jokinson||Business & Commerce|
|17||Heartwell||Baafi||Nana Yaa Amoakoa||Academia|
|21||Jutta||Amanyo||Yvette Eyram||Internet Service And Connectivity Providers|
|22||Lavish||Mensah||Mawuena||Internet End User|
|23||Makafui||Quashigah||Kofi||Business & Commerce|
|25||Prince||Kumah||Sena||Internet End User|
|28||Stephen||Dakyi||Internet End User|
Note: All information above is self-reported by applicants.
About GhanaSIG: It is convened by the E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA) . GhanaSIG is a recognized registered member of the Dynamic Coalition on Internet Governance Schools , a worldwide body sharing best practices on schools on Internet Governance.
We congratulate the very first ever Fellows of the Ghana School on Internet governance for this achievement and wish them an enjoyable Fellowship.
Sarata Omane Vice President Admin and Strategy EGIGFA