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Africa Top Level Domains Organization Participated in the Kenya Domain Name System Forum on the 1st and 2nd November 2023. The Kenya Domain Name System Forum is an annual open event for stakeholders in the Domain Name Industry in East Africa and beyond organized by Kenya Network Information Centre (KeNIC). The first Kenya DNS forum was held in 2021- virtual event. In 2022, this annual event was themed ‘Cybersecurity’ and saw over 200 local, regional and international delegates attend a hugely successful forum. Partners included Communications Authority of Kenya, Huawei, Liquid Technologies, Africa Data Centers, PAIX and KENET among others. The Kenya Domain Name System Forum aims to help the Kenya Registry to grow at a competitive rate and ensure that Kenya is on par with the rest of the world’s Registries. This event will offer opportunities to network with other stakeholders and industry experts, discuss business, technical, and policy aspects of the approaches to establish and expand online presence.”

The Kenya DNS Forum aims to achieve the following:

  • Provide a launch pad for new developments in the Domain Name Ecosystem in Africa and Globally.
  • Identify strategic action points that will be key to growth of the domain name ecosystem in Africa
  • Promote the 3R Model for wider adoption and uptake in the region and Africa-wide.
  • Strengthening stakeholder engagement in the Africa Domain Name ecosystem.
  • Build awareness and define strategies to tackle issues impeding growth of the Africa Domain Name ecosystem.