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1) Your Name:

Wisdom Kwasi Donkor

Personal Profile Picture/Image (Optional):
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2) Stakeholder Group:Non-Commercial

3) Constituency:

Non-Commercial Users (NCUC)

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):


5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation (AODIRF)

6) Please identify your current position(s):

President and CEO

7) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

1. E-government Network and Infrastructure and policy development, implementation and Consulting 2. Open Data and ICT policy development and implementation, Internet research and capacity building

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):


9) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimis stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:

10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):mostly expressing my own viewpoint of NCSG and the entire internet ecosystems
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?

If the answer is “yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

12) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):

  • Transfer Policy Review PDP Working Group
  • ICANN GNSO New gtLD working Group,
  • ICANN-IANA Transition Cross Community Working Group (CCWG)
  • ICANN GNSO RPM working group,
  • GNSO Review of all Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs)

13) Additional Information (optional):

Other Organizational Affiliations:

    • IGF Best Practice Forum on Cybersecurity (2017, 2018)
    • OGP Open Data Working Group
    • Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition working Group
    • A4AI Ghana Consumer working group (Vice Chair)
    • National Regional NRIs Coordinator
    • IGF MAG Taskforce on Language (2020)
    • UN IGF Best Practice Forum on Gender and Access (2017 - 2018)
    • UN IGF Best Practice Forum on Local Content,  (2017 - 2018)
    • UN IGF Best Practice Forum on Communication and Outreach (2016 -2018)
    • UN IGF Multi-Year Strategic Work Program Working Group (2018)
    • UN IGF Best practice Forum on Policy Option for connecting and enabling the next billions II,III and IV (2016 - 2018)
    • UN IGF Best practice Forum on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and Big data analytics (2018)
    • West Africa Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) Committee Member
    • Africa Internet Governance Forum Committee Member
    • Africa Internet Governance Forum Technical Working Group
    • Ghana Statistical Service SDG Data work streams working group on Geospatial
    • World Bank Open Data Working Team member
    • Africa Open Data Collaborative
    • Internet Governance Forum Support Funds Association (IGFSA)
    • Information Technology Association of Ghana (ITAG) (Secretariat Manager)
    • Linux Accra Users Group

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