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Arsene Tungali

Rudi International
Executive Director
Arsene Tungali has been working and collaborating for the past 5 years on projects related to Internet governance, child online protection, and women’s participation in ICT. He has either conducted or supported research projects, such as the CIPESA’s State of Internet Freedom 2016, documenting violations happening online such as Internet shut downs, censorship, human rights violations, etc in his country, the Democratic Republic of Congo.

He is a well known Congolese online activist based in Goma (Eastern DRC), followed for his regular posts on social media and blogs on politics, social life and everything related to human rights violations happening offline or online.

Arsene has attended and contributed either as a participant or a speaker at a number of UN’s annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) including as an Internet Society Ambassador (in 2015 and soon in 2016) on regional and international levels; has attended ICANN meetings as an ICANN Fellow and a number of other ICT-related events in Africa and worldwide.

He is Co-founder and Executive Director of Rudi International, organization dealing, among others, with bringing ICT-related debates close to the youth in Congo and is currently serving as Co-Coordinator of the Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus (IGC).

Arsene is a recipient of the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders program, an initiative started by President Obama. This fellowship brought him to study and do an Internship program in the United States in 2015.

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Tuesday, December 19