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The GIP Digital Watch observatory for Internet governance and digital policy (dig.watch) is a comprehensive platform providing the latest developments, overviews and explanatory texts, events, resources, instruments, and stakeholders active in the field, related to 40+ digital policy issues and processes. The observatory is an initiative of the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) (giplatform.org/), operated by DiploFoundation (diplomacy.edu), in partnership with the Internet Society
A team of assistant curators helps develop content for the observatory, carrying out research and data analysis, and reporting from digital policy events. Assistant curators are based around the world.
The GIP is now looking to expand the team of assistant curators. Become part of the team behind the GIP Digital Watch observatory!
- Deep knowledge and interest in Internet governance and digital policy - A thorough overview of digital politics occurring at the national level - Ability and guarantee to carry out tasks independently of external influence, and from a neutral point-of-view - A very good level of English - The ability to report from events - Availability to participate in a six-week online training course on curating content for the observatory, with a special emphasis on reporting from digital policy events - Availability to undertake ad hoc, remunerated tasks for the observatory. - The selected applicants will be required to undertake a six-week training course (from end-March to mid-May 2017), funded by the GIP. The final selection for assistant curators will be based on successful completion of the training.
Training is carried out by DiploFoundation. Successful participants will receive certification from DiploFoundation.
The Geneva Internet Platform is accepting applications for assistant curators for the GIP Digital Watch observatory (dig.watch).
The GIP Digital Watch observatory for Internet governance and digital ...
The Internet Society is inviting applications for its Fellowship to the Internet Engineering Task Force - IETF. The Fellowship programme allows technologists, engineers and researchers from emerging and developing economies to attend an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) meeting.
As you know, the IETF is the Internet's premier standards-making body, responsible for the development of protocols used in IP-based networks. IETF participants represent an international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers involved in the technical operation of the Internet and the continuing evolution of Internet architecture.
Fellowships will be awarded through a competitive application process. The Internet Society is currently accepting applications for the following:
* IETF 99, July 16-21, 2017, Prague, Czech Republic
Information about the programme and links to apply can be found at: bit.ly/1HaKPt5.
Applications will close on 2 April, 2017 and successful candidates will be notified on 21 April, 2017.
We encourage you to apply for this opportunity or pass this information about the programme to individuals in your network that have a keen interest in the open standards development activities of the IETF.
If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Niel Harper at email@example.com.
----------------------------- Niel Harper Senior Manager, Next Generation Leaders Programmes Internet Society 1775 Wiehle Avenue Reston, VA 20190 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Skype: OlokunBB
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Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation calls for applications for the Commonwealth Professional Fellowship programmes in 2017
The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation has opened a call for applications for Commonwealth Professional Fellowships for 2017 granted by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. This scheme supports mid-career professionals from developing Commonwealth countries to spend between three to six months with a UK host organisation on a programme of professional development.
Applications are called for the following work programmes:
Over-The-Top (OTT) services - In this six month programme the fellow will manage stakeholder consultation in order to translate the outcomes of the CTO’s OTT study to specific framework of actions and then promote their adoption in the Commonwealth and beyond.
ICT Governance - In this six month programme the fellow will identify emerging issues and challenges relating to ICT governance and improve the programme of the Commonwealth ICT Roundtable, ensuring its content remains relevant at all times.
Investments in ICTs - in this three month programme the fellow will lead on the development of content matter for the Commonwealth ICT Investment Forum 2018.
ICT Applications - in this three month programme the fellow will carry out a study to further update the apps compendium compiled by previous scholars with a view to contributing to the Commonwealth ICT Applications Forum 2018.
Spectrum - in this three month programme the fellow will contribute to the Commonwealth’s preparations for WRC-19 by identifying key issues of interest to Commonwealth countries including 5G and the emerging technological and spectrum options.
The deadline to apply for applications to the 2017 fellowship programmes is 8 of March 2017. Further information about the fellowship scheme, the work programmes and how to apply can be found here. ... See MoreSee Less
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