The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) 2015 has been scheduled to hold next month in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
According to a statement by the organisers of the forum, NIGF July 20 to 21, 2015 at the NAF Conference Center and Suites, Jahi District, Abuja.
The NIGF 2015 is to dialogue with stakeholders on how the Internet Governance Ecosystem potentials would be harnessed for Nigerian economic growth and sustenance.
Organisers say NIGF 2015 is expected to encourage consensus-building among stakeholders on framework for Internet Governance in Nigeria.
NIGF 2015 will also address the nation’s most critical and evolving issues on Internet governance and advance the nation’s position at the regional and global Internet Governance Forum.
The two-day NIGF 2015 is organised by the Local Multi-Stakeholders Advisory Group (LMAG) of the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) comprising the Ministry of Communication Technology, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Others include the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), Internet Society (ISOC) Nigeria, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Continental Project Affairs Associates (CPAA), Creative Technology for Development Initiative (CTDI) and DigitalSENSE Africa (DSA) in collaboration with other local stakeholders.
The first day is devoted to the youth as a pre-event, according to the organisers.