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My Name is Mohamed EL Bashir, Originally Internet Expert specializing in Internet Infrastructure management, Domain Names and Country Code Top Level Domains "ccTLD" .

in 2001 with a group of Sudanese IT experts i established Sudan Internet Society" SIS", which is an NGO working to bridging the digital divide and promote internet usage for soc-economic development. Currently SIS manages .SD Registry "Sudan ccTLD" .

 Working actively in Regional and International Internet Standards and Policy development organizations, on the regional level i have been elected vice President of The African Top Level Domains Organization "AfTLD -".

On the international level involved actively in the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers "ICANN", Council member in the Country Code Supporting Organization "ccNSO" Council representing Africa, and member of ICANN's At Large Advisory Committee "ALAC", beside contributing to policies development in the area of Internationalized Domain Names "IDNs" as a member of ICANN's President Advisory Committee on IDNs and member of IDN TLD Committee "the Committee which drafted IDNs Deployment guidelines".

Place of Birth : EL Obied, SUDAN
Date of Birth : Thursday 5 July 1977
Social Status : Single

University :
* Computerman College
* American University in London : Master of Computer Information Systems
* Manchester University, Manchester Business School MBA (2009-2011 expected)


Training & Certifications :

Certifed Internet Web Master CIWCIW Associate”  CIW#213837
Certified Internet Web Master
CIW “CIW Associate”  CIW#213837.
Certified Internet Web Master
CIW e-Commerce Desinger
Comptia I-NetEquilvant to CIW Foundations .
 Master IT Certificate (6 Courses ) -
New Jersey Information Technology Institute "NJIT"
 Business Communications Courses - Georgetown University
National Telecommunications Center – Egypt “ Networking Design & Implementations”
Sudatel Training Center – Sudan “ Networking, Security Policies”
ICANN Workshops “ DNS & ccTLD” – ICANN Meetings China Oct 2002.
Aptec Computer Training – Sudan “ Object Oriented Programming”
DNS & Internet Domain Names – ICANN Meetings – Shanghai, China
DNS Root Server Training – ICANN Meetings Carthage, Tunis Oct 2003.
DRS Data & Research Services – UK “Optical Mark Reading technology”  2005

Conferences & Meetings

With Vint G.Cerf, Former ICANN Board member, co-designer of TCP/IP widely know as father of Internet
currently Google VP & Internet Evangelist .


ICANN meeting Meetings ( China 2002, Tunis 2003 , South Africa 2004, Luxembourg 2005, Morocco 2006, Lisbon 2007, Los Angeles 2007 )

Advanced Training on DNS & Security for Arab TLD Operators, Jordan Nov 2007
    Advancded training for Arab ccTLD managers organized by ICANN, ISOC and NSRC . 

Arabic Internet Organizations Meeting, 19th Nov 2006, Dubai, UAE
    Founder and member of executive board  of the Arabic Internet Organizations Consortium. 

Internet Governance Forum "IGF" 1st Meeting - Athens 30 Oct - 2 Nov 2006

African Internet Governance Forum "IGF" Preparatory Meeting - Cairo 18-21 Sep 2006
    The meeting was hosted by Egypt's Ministry of Communication & ICT to formulate African positions in different issues which was discussed in the First Internet Governance Forum held in Athens in Oct 2006.
My Presentation in the Diversity theme day |
Photos from the meetings

ICANN Public Round-table  "What it means to you", ICANN's Marrakech meeting June 2006.
     Link : my presentation  | Roundtable Agenda & Programme

African Top Level Domain Organization “AfTLD” General Assembly, Presentations on Internationalized Domain Names “IDN” and Country Code management Models, 24th June 2006, Marrakech, Morocco .
   Link to Africa & IDNs Presentation | AfTLD web site

ISOC INET Africa Conference - May 18th 2006 Nairobi, Kenya
     PDF version of my presentation on IDNs  | Conference web site

eLearning Africa - May 2006 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

World Summit for Information Society “WSIS”, Tunis 13th – 18th Nov 2005.

Teachers Education For Sub-Sahara Africa “TESSA” Project, Organized by Open University UK, Lake Naivasha, Kenya from 21th- 25th Nov 2005.

World Summit For Information Society “WSIS” Proprietary Meetings – Geneva, Switzerland Sep2005.
    Representing Sudan in the world Summit for information Society "WSIS" specially in the area of Internet Governance "IG". 

 Indigenous People and ICT, Proprietary for World Summit on Information Society “WSIS2005, Tunis”, Ottawa, CANADA
PDF Copy of my presentation | Video of my presentation

Arab Domain Names Group, Tunis 2003.

Awards :

Best Online Content : Regional network of Africa RINAF - 2001

World Summit for Information Society "WSIS" Awards : Best econtent

Participations & Activities

Council Member – ICANN Country Code Supporting Orgnization “ccNSO”
ccNSO Council Web -

ICANN At Large Advisory Committee member : an Advisory committee to the ICANN board of directors 

Member Steering & Technical Committee, Arabic Domain Names Project
Arabic Domains Project Web Site

Vice President Communication & Outreach – African Top Level Domain Organization "AfTLD"
 AfTLD Web Site

Member of IDN Standards Committee : Committee consist of representatives of generic top level domains registries "gTLD" and country code top level domains registries "ccTLD" which drafted ICANN IDN Guidelines. 
 IDN Guidelines Documents | IDN Standards Committee

  Member of ICANN President’s Advisory Committee on Internationalized Domain Names “IDNPAC”
IDNPAC web site ..

 Web & Media Group – TESSA Project “UK DFID, Open University Project”
 TESSA Project Web Site  

Work Experience

Supreme Council for Telecommunications & Information Technology ( August 2008- now )
    Senior Engineer ( Internet Domain Names )
The Open University of Sudan ( 2003- 2008 )
    Consultant & IT Projects
Sudan Internet Society - .SD Registry ( 2001- 2008 )
    Founder & President

Sudan Telecommunications Co. "Sudatel" ( 2001-2003 )
    Web Development ( Internet Sector, IT Dpt )

CyberGates Co. ( 1999-2001)
    Web Developer & Head of Web Publishing Dpt

لمراستلي : البريد الالكتروني
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