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October 6, 2011 - President of Lebanon meets with ICANN and ISOC Lebanon Leaders

posted Feb 19, 2012, 6:42 AM by Isoc Lebanon   [ updated Feb 19, 2012, 7:15 AM ]
Leaders from ICANN and ISOC Lebanon meet with the President of Lebanon. From L to R: Nabil Bukhalid, President of ISOC Lebanon; Rod Beckstrom, President & CEO, ICANN; Michel Suleiman, President of Lebanon.

On a trip to Beirut to provide awareness about new gTLDs and updates on the ICANN multi-stakeholder model, ICANN President and CEO Rod Beckstrom, with Chief Operations Officer Akram Atallah, met with the President of Lebanon, Michel Suleiman, along with leaders of ISOC Lebanon chapter.

President Suleiman expressed considerable interest in the ICANN multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance. The President also expressed interest in the social and political changes occurring globally because of the Internet, and discussed the importance of the world's youth as innovators.