HEC to Launch Country School on Internet Governance

Islamabad – The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has aimed to launch internet Governance School in all country Schools for intensive learning courses.

According to this concern, this Governance would offer political, legal, economic, socio-cultural, technological courses for learning the context of the national objectives.
A four-day workshop is held  on Monday (October, 5) to discuss the necessity of developing proper policies for today’s internet at the national level and to stress the need for cyber- legislations at the national and territorial levels.
The workshop will be concluded on Thursday (Oct, 8).
The workshop was being conducted in collaboration with premier international organizations in Internet Governance including Asia-Pacific Network Internet Centre (APNIC), Internet Society (ISoc) and Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
In this workshop  participants would be  Students, researchers and professionals  from different aspects of life like private sector institutions, civil society, NGOs, business community, technical community and academia.

The session will cover Internet users’ statistics, infrastructure, Internet QoS, ISPs in the country, mobile operators, sea cables, the ccTLD, the IDN ccTLD, root-server instances, IXPs, stakeholder groups, IPv4 and IPv6,international involvement, mobile apps, 3G/4G, smart-phones, research and educational networks, the role of Academia in the Internet Development, social media usage, local content and various other topics of Internet users.


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