Posts by ehuseynzade

Post-IGF results from Baku

Nov 16, 2012

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2012 finished in Baku and many results have come to reality. The forum included all kind of meetings about the Internet and included topics ranging from the technical to freedom of speech. Read More »

A local perspective on the Internet Governance Forum

Oct 31, 2012

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF), which will be held in Baku  in a few days, will bring hundreds of international visitors to Azerbaijan. They will discuss Internet governance for sustainable human, economic and social development.

But how will this global conference influence our local situation? Read More »

IGF brings Internet dicussions to Azerbaijan

Sep 24, 2012

From 6-9 November the Internet Governance Forum will be held in Baku. This event, probably one of the world’s biggest Internet policy events, brings together many local and international organizations in order to discuss issues from all over the world, and not all of the the issues pleasant.  Read More »

Social Innovation Camp Azerbaijan choosing winners

Aug 3, 2012

From 30 July to 1 August,  nearly 25 participants from 10 regions of Azerbaijan gathered  for the 2012 Social Innovation Camp.  This year, the event was hosted by the Eurasia Partnership Foundation.

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Social Innovation Camp coming back to Azerbaijan

Jul 6, 2012

Azerbaijan will soon host its third Social Innovation Camp. This time, the Eurasian Partnership Foundation has announced a new format for the event.

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New-media education in Azerbaijan needs overhaul

Jun 4, 2012

The Azerbaijan NGO Multimedia Center has presented a series of new-media modules they hope will be implemented in Azerbaijani universities.  The proposed curriculum includes four main modules: Multimedia Journalism, Online Journalism, Social Media and Introduction to New Media.

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Persian journalist angers Azerbaijani netizens and media

May 26, 2012

A firestorm of negative reactions has sprung up in Azerbaijan over a video posted to youtube of an Persian journalist criticizing Azerbaijan and it’s preparations for Eurovision. Read More »

Communications suffer setbacks in Azerbaijan

May 18, 2012

This week was full of negative issues related to the communication market in Azerbaijan. Bad news is not always good news. So here is my listing of the three main events: Read More »

Soap operas find online niche in Azerbaijan

May 11, 2012

In Azerbaijan, soap operas are mainly aimed at housewives and elderly people. But recent changes applied to TV regulation in the country have made them popular with young Internet users as well. Although a recent talk show on the subject of one particular show has sparked an online debate. Read More »

Solving virtual problems in reality in Azerbaijan

Apr 23, 2012

Difficult realities are sometimes hidden from the general public. This often happens in the virtual world. Read More »

Russians get guidance for online activism with webinar

Apr 18, 2012

Last week I delivered webinar for Oxfam Russia focusing on new media called, “Online social activism and bloggers”. Read More »

Azerbaijan gets first locally made antivirus software

Apr 5, 2012

A new antivirus program called B.A.K.U has recently been recently released in Azerbaijan. It is the first software of its kind to be created in the country, according to Read More »

The Baku2020 campaign struggles to find online marketing sweet spot

Mar 29, 2012

Baku, the home of the 2012 Eurovision and UEFA U-17 World Cup, is now working to get the 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. This event, which would bring a lot of financial and energy spending to Azerbaijan, is now in its preliminary stages. Read More »

Stealing money via the Internet to pay for wedding flowers

Mar 19, 2012

Weddings can be pretty expensive these days. One groom-to-be in Azerbaijan–perhaps feeling the sting in his wallet–went to desperate measures to make sure his big day looked nice. Read More »

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