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AGIP Participates in the Arab IGF Consultations and MAG Second Meeting in Cairo

10-Sep-2012 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 8127
AGIP Participates in the Arab IGF Consultations and MAG Second Meeting in Cairo
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CAIRO - Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) Executive Director, Charles Sha’ban, took part in the Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) second Meeting of the Arab Internet Governance Forum (AIGF) recently held in Cairo.

Mr. Shaban, a member of Multistakeholder Advisory Group, worked with MAG members on finalizing the schedule of the first Arab IGF meeting including the main sessions, the speakers and the workshops. He also moderated the main session under the theme of Access and Contents.

“MAG meeting set a good example of working together with all stakeholders, governments, international organizations, private sector and civil society in an open spirit and in a constructive manner taking into consideration the concerns of all parties,” Shaban said.

AGIP was selected to join the first Arab IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (AMAG) according to the Secretariat’s criteria mainly for having appropriate experience in the field of Internet governance and related public policy, good knowledge of the outputs of the World Summit on the Information Society Geneva 2003 and Tunis 2005, and knowledge of the global IGF process mechanisms.

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