Internet Capacity Building for Social Good

Washington D.C., USA

The Global Knowledge Partnership Foundation, the Public Interest Registry (PIR), and the Internet Policy Forum of the Washington DC Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC-DC) will host ‘Internet Capacity Building for Social Good’ on 12 February 2016 from 12 noon – 1:30 PM (EST) at Mayer Brown LLP -1999 K Street Northwest – Washington, DC 20006.

For more information, see the GKPF event.

About the Pathfinder Initiative

The Global Knowledge Partnership Foundation, (GKPF), and its partners launched the Pathfinder Initiative to to help build effective civil society Internet use strategies. Civil Society Internet Awareness and Capacity Building offers an opportunity for organisations to:

  • Access resources and services that enables a better use of the Internet.
  • Offer additional solutions and services to members and supporters.
  • Develop and implement digital strategies, such as effective online communication, community engagement, and fundraising.
  • Increase security and stay on top of Internet security best practices.
  • Gain a voice in how the Internet is run and governed.
  • Demonstrate to civil society organisations products and services that enable them to make better use of the digital technologies and the Internet.
  • Gain exposure to and goodwill among civil society organisations.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of and access to an important yet underdeveloped market segment.
  • Demonstrate corporate social responsibility.