Launch of ZIGF

The Zimbabwe Internet Governance Forum (ZIGF) was launched by the Secretary for Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services, Dr. Eng. S. Kundishora at a Multi-stakeholder Workshop that was held at the Rainbow Towers Hotel, in Harare, on 17 June 2015. The workshop was attended by 159 representatives of different stakeholders groups including Government, Private Sector, Civil Society, Academia and Technical Communities. Among other things, the workshop resolved:
 
  • To establish the Zimbabwe Internet Governance Forum (ZIGF), effective 17th June 2015;
  • To set up a Multi-stakeholder Coordinating Team (MCT) with interim membership to facilitate the finalisation of the founding documents for the operationalization of the ZIGF; and
  • That POTRAZ serves as the secretariat and enabler for ZIGF.