Shaping the Internet Course by ISOC

07 October – 12 September 2019

The course provides an overview of Internet governance, touching on key areas such as its history, policy principles, actors and stakeholders, infrastructure, regulatory frameworks, multilingualism, cybersecurity, and others. The course also discusses and analyses the multistakeholder model, examines the developmental aspects of Internet governance, and looks at the collaborative nature of achieving Internet security and resilience.

Project Leads

Esther Mwema

Esther Mwema



  • To give the Digital Grassroots Ambassadors access to the Internet Society Shaping the Internet: History and Futures course



  • 15 Digital Grassroots Ambassadors took part in Internet Society Shaping the Internet Course and learned modules on; The History of the Internet, Internet Invariants, Introduction to Internet Governance, Internet Actors and Stakeholders Groups, and Internet Policy Principles. The course took 6 weeks.



  • To engage youth in Internet governance



Abdul-jalil Zakaria, Ghana

Ashwathy Venugopal, India

Awuor Ayiecho, Kenya

Chamsa Al Marif Nime, Chad

Kallai Obed Isoyor, Ghana

Kholofelo Baloyi, South Africa

Mafany Tande Myles Bilong, Cameroon

Moussougan Fawaz, Benin

Olalekan Samuel Ajayi, Nigeria

Oumie Saine, Gambia

Ouro-agoro Abdel Gaffar,Togo

Samuel Osei Anane, Ghana

Somtochukwu Nnamdi Ugwu, Nigeria

Vallarie Yiega, Kenya

Vishnupriya Ganesh, India

Internet Society

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