The ICANN 2016 Nominating Committee announced its selections for seven leadership positions within ICANN including filling three ICANN Board seats. The ICANN 2016 Nominating Committee had received 105 applications from candidates all over the world during its open nomination period from 17 December 2015 to 20 March 2016. Mr Khaled Koubaa, Founder and President of the Arab [...]
As the Internet continues to grow and evolve, it becomes further intertwined within our daily lives. The Internet's transnational and horizontal nature, however, is at odds with traditional vertical governance structures, making its governance particularly challenging. Increased cooperation involving a multitude of actors and networks will prove key in addressing current and future Internet issues. This [...]
Following the success of the first School on Internet Governance organised by ICANN in Kuwait in 2014, the Internet Society Tunisia hosted its second edition in Tunis with the support of the Ministry of Communications Technologies, The Khawarizmi Calculation Center, RIPE NCC and Google. The ICANN Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance (MEAC-SIG) [...]
ICANN & ISOC organised the first edition of the Middle East DNS Forum in Dubai UAE hosted by the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA). The forum is expected to be the building block for future annual forums. The end target of having such an annual forum is to spread the message around and introduce interested parties to the [...]
I collaborated in writing this Preliminary Feasibility Study for the Establishment of the Domain Name Registry for the “Arab” and “عربي” Generic Top Level Domains.