The Internet Society Rwanda Chapter is part of the Internet Society, a global organisation with over 100 organisational and more than 65,000 individual members in over 110 Chapters around the world. The organisation attracts individual and organisation members bound by a common stake in maintaining the viability and global scaling of the internet.
The ISOC Rwanda Chapter therefore is created to further the cause of achieving an open and free Internet – an Internet for everyone through different programmes and activities to inform policy and educating the public about Internet-related issues in Rwanda.
We are building networks,promoting the Internet for Education and training the next generation of Internet Engineers,Entrepreneurs and Leaders in Rwanda..
ISOC Rwanda Chapter,seeks to promote open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people in Rwanda.
The Internet is for everyone
The Internet Society supports and promotes the development of the Internet as a global technical infrastructure, a resource to enrich people’s lives, and a force for good in society.
Our work aligns with our goals for the Internet to be open, globally-connected, secure, and trustworthy. We seek collaboration with all who share these goals.
Together, we focus on:
1.Building and supporting the communities that make the Internet work;
2.Advancing the development and application of Internet infrastructure, technologies, and open standards; and
3.Advocating for policy that is consistent with our view of the Internet.
1.Facilitates open development of standards, protocols, administration, and the technical infrastructure of the Internet.
2.Supports education in developing countries specifically, and wherever the need exists.
3.Promotes professional development and builds community to foster participation and leadership in areas important to the evolution of the Internet.
4.Provides reliable information about the Internet.
5.Provides forums for discussion of issues that affect Internet evolution, development and use in technical, commercial, societal, and other contexts.
6.Fosters an environment for international cooperation, community, and a culture that enables self-governance to work.
7.Serves as a focal point for cooperative efforts to promote the Internet as a positive tool to benefit all people throughout the world.
8.Provides management and coordination for on-strategy initiatives and outreach efforts in humanitarian, educational, societal, and other contexts.