The First Afghanistan School on Internet Governance (AfSIG 2017) – by NITPAA

The First Afghanistan School on Internet Governance (AfSIG 2017) – by NITPAA

The First Afghanistan School on Internet Governance (AfSIG 2017) – by NITPAA

The National IT Professional Association of Afghanistan (NITPAA) is pleased to announce the first Afghanistan School on Internet Governance at Kabul to be held on 26 - 27 April 2017.

The primary objective of the Afghanistan School on Internet Governance (AfSIG) is to help individuals from Afghanistan to understand the national, regional and international Internet Governance issues, settings, and processes, while gaining access to comprehensive and structured knowledge on various aspects of Internet Governance, and the actors, issues and settings surrounding it.

AfSIG 2017 will be 2 day long course that will cover the most important and relevant issues and aspects of IG.

AfSIG 2017 is endorsed by key National and International Organizations, like Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (McIT), the Asia Pacific School on Internet Governance (APSIG), Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA), Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD).

The Registration for AfSIG 2017 is started and the last date for the registration will be 12 April 2017. Please feel free to visit our website for more information and registration, and do share this amazing opportunity with your friends.

Ahmad Waleed Khaliqi

Mr. Khaliqi is expecting his bachelor's degree in Computer Science in mid-2017 from a leading private university in Kabul. He is certified in MCITP and has academic qualifications in CCNA, CCNP and CCIP. He has Diploma in Information Technology (DIT), Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) and Diploma in Accounting (DIA). While doing his degree courses, He is also a full time employee of Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture as an IT officer and has several years of professional experience with his current employer Bakhtar News Agency as senior IT officer and web Administrator. He writes articles for media and has great skills in online/offline journalism and blogging. Mr. Ahmad Waleed represented NITPAA and Afghanistan at India School of Internet Governance and ICANN 57 in Oct-Nov 2016 in India. Mr. Ahmad Waleed joined NITPAA back in 2015 as a regular member but, in a short period of time he was able to make it to NITPAA executive board. His passion for ICT, and commitment, dedication and immense achievements in executive board were visible to all and soon he was appointed as chair of NITPAA Public Awareness Committee by NITPAA leadership. In an early election by NITPAA main and executive boards’ members Mr. Khaliqi was elected as president of NITPAA for the year 2017.