Tag Archives: Internet

Can the internet be used as a tool for peace and development in Uganda?

26th August 2016 saw the 10th Uganda Internet Governance Forum (UIGF) take place at the Golf course Hotel in Kampala. The UIGF is held annually and this year it was organized by the Internet Society – Uganda Chapter (ISOC – ...

New Report: Women’s Rights and the Internet in Uganda

This report is a joint stakeholder contribution spearheaded by WOUGNET to the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism for Uganda. This submission focuses on women’s rights and the internet in Uganda. It explores the extent of implementation of ...

Women’s empowerment in Uganda goes beyond ICT use and access – Study reveals

A study carried out by web foundation shows that even with the increasing numbers in female mobile phone users, there is still more effort needed to achieve empowerment of women through technology. The study was based on a survey of ...

Internet access and human rights online – striking the balance

The 4th Africa Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is currently being held at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Forum (AfIGF2015) opened today is organized by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union bringing ...

Uganda: Participation of Women in the Internet governance discourses critical to development

Women are essential to decisions on internet governance because of the way that women's issues translate to the online world. Women's freedom and security are uniquely affected by Policy decisions regarding cyber security. Besides, women bring new voices and experiences ...

WOUGNET at the Stockholm Internet Forum

The Stockholm Internet Forum under the theme Internet Freedom for Global Development, has been co-organised by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Internet Infrastructure Foundation (.SE) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), bringing together some 250 delegates ...

April 2012: Cloud Computing Explained

Why is cloud computing so hard to understand? The answer would be because it covers the entire range of organisation requirements, from back-office enterprise systems to various ways such systems can be implemented. Therefore, many different definitions are acceptable and ...