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Internet Governance Forum

Nairobi, Kenya

27 September 2011, (14:30-18:00)

Opening Ceremony: List of Speakers (In estimated order of appearance)

Mr. Thomas Stelzer, Assistant Secretary-General, UNDESA

Ms. Alice Munyua, Chair, Kenya Internet Governance Steering Committee, Republic of Kenya

Dr. Bitange Ndemo, PhD, CBS, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communications, Republic of Kenya

Hon. Mr. Samuel Poghisio, CGH, MP, Minister of Information and Communications, Republic of Kenya

Dr. Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General, International Telecommunications Union

H.E. Kalonzo Musyoka, Vice President, Republic of Kenya

 

Opening Session:

Mr. Paulius Jankauskas, Adviser to Minister of Transport and Communications, Lithuania

Hon. Dr. Ignace Gatare, Minister of Information and Information Technology, Rwanda

H.E. Ms. Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, Commissioner for the Digital Agenda

Ms. Grace Githaiga, Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTAnet), Civil Society Representative

Mr. Piotr Kolodziejczyk, Under Secretary of State of the Polish Ministry of the Interior and Administration, Poland (EU Presidency Representative)

Hon. Mr. Edward Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, U.K.

Mr. Jānis Kārkliņš, Assistant Director-General, UNESCO

Mr. Larry Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S.A.

Mr. Jean- Paul Philippot, President, European Broadcasting Union (EBU); CEO, Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française (RTBF)

Mr. Vint Cerf, Internet Pioneer

Mr. Tom Omariba, Chair, Telecommunication Service Providers Association of Kenya (TESPOK)

Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General, Council of Europe

Ms. Lynn St. Amour, CEO and President, ISOC

Mr. Masahiro Yoshizaki, Director-General for Policy Evaluation, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan

Mr. Rod Beckstrom, CEO and President, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Hon. Radhakrishna Padayachie, Minister of Communications, Republic of South Africa

Mr. Adiel Akploga, CEO, African Network Information Centre (AfriNIC)

Mr. Francis Wangusi, Ag. Director General, Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK)

Mr. Subramanian Ramadorai, Chair, ICC BASIS; Vice Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Ms. Jasna Matic, State Secretary for the Digital Agenda at the Ministry of Culture, Media and Information, Republic of Serbia

Mr. Elmir Valizada, Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan