June 2008 - Paris, France

The .Africa project announced at public forum in Paris!

Ms. Sophia Bekele, Executive Director of .Africa and former policy advisor to ICANN, was present at the public forum in Paris to present the .Africa project status her organization and her team has been working on, to the ICANN Board.

She stressed that her team has been very active in voicing the public positions of .Africa in ICANN's key activities, and they are very pleased with the endorsments they are recieving from key regional organizations in Africa . "When we initiated this project back in 2006, we got consensus from key Africans within ICANN and participants, so as not to duplicate efforts. We got the go-ahead". More...