DigitalSENSE Africa (DSA) Media, a certified ICANN At-Large Structure (ALS) and a member of Civil Society Stakeholders Group (CSSG) is a CAC – Corporate Affairs Commission - registered integrated organisation of information and communications technology analysts and communication experts since 2010.
DigitalSENSE Africa, is a Lagos-based team of internationally reputed and award-winning ICT industry analysts and perception management consultants; professionally affiliated to Non-Commercial Users Stakeholders Group (NCSG) an ICANN Generic Name Supporting Organisation (GNSO); member of Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) Local MultiStakeholder Advisory Group (LMAG),
mid-wifed the first Nigeria-hosted West African Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) in 2011, African IT Journalists and Nigeria chapter of African ICT Media, the media caucus of African Information Society Initiative (AISI) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Joint Action Committee on ICT Awareness and Development (JACITAD), ECOWAS Network of Science Journalists, Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN), Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), among others.
We are the organizers of the Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa Forum series since 2009 with focus on the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) as a tool for socio-economic empowerment and development. DSA Forum on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) in Nigeria has served as the preparatory session for the country on the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and the annual Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable with the mission to stimulate public discourse and create awareness on the technological cum business benefits of the rapidly advancing technology, encourage the integration of IPv6 into all aspects of networking and telecommunications infrastructure in the country, commemorate the world IPv6 Day as well as provide a first-class platform for networking.
Rising from a two-day Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum Series 8th edition on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) on Day one, Thursday 2nd June 2016 with the theme, “Internet Governance: Creating Opportunities for All Nigerians” and on Day two, Friday 3rd June 2016, the Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable, in Commemoration of the World IPv6 Day with the theme; “Creating Opportunities for Nigerians with IPv6” at the Digital Bridge Institute, Lagos Hall, Cappa-Oshodi, Lagos we the participants submit as follows:
1. That the forum has been created and nurtured for the past 8 years as a platform to x-ray issues and potentials germane in the Information Communications Technologies (ICT) sector, with particular emphasis to computing, internet governance-related issues, propagating its use, impacting positively on young minds and new users as well as helping to further advance Nigeria in the ever-rapidly advancing phenomenon of global ICT.
2. The aim of Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable is to create a forum that will encourage public discourse and create awareness on technological and business benefits of Internet Protocol version Six (IPv6) addresses and to motivate organisations across the industry - internet service providers, hardware makers, operating system vendors and web companies to prepare their services for IPv6, and also join the rest of the globe to celebrate the World IPv6 Day, in addition to offering a platform for networking.