El Bashir - Mohammed

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Mohamed is an active Internet user and Professional, He was Founder and President of Sudan Internet Society from 2001 until 2008, its main objective was to promote internet usage for Sudan's Socio-economic development. He has been active within ICANN since 2001, handling Sudan ccTLD ".SD" Re-delegation process, .SD is managed by Sudan Internet Society. Mohamed served as a Council member in ICANN's Country Code Supporting Organization "ccNSO" Council representing Africa, and member of ICANN's Board At Large Advisory Committee "ALAC".
He was elected Vice President of African Top Level Domains Organization "AfTLD" between 2004 to 2008.He is involved in Internet, Domain names and Internationalized Domain Names "IDN" Policy Developments in different foras regionally and Internationally.
Mohamed is an Expert in Internationalized Domain Names "IDNs" issues and is an active member in most of IDNs standards and policy developments working groups on a regional or international level, He is a member of ICANN IDN Guidelines Revision Working Group "WG Reviewing IDN guidelines", and also was a member of ICANN President's Advisory Committee in IDNs.
Since 2008 Mohamed joined Qatar's Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology "ictQATAR" managing Numbering and Internet Domains, He established Qatar's Country Code Top Level domain Registry and implemented the launch of Qatar's Country Arabic domain.
Mohamed is also responsible for the development of national IPv6 migration plans, Regulatory Policies and Procedures related to Internet. He Developed and Managed Qatar's National Numbering Plan and is responsible for Allocating Numbering Resources to Licensed Service Providers in Qatar. He also is responsbile for the implementation of Number Portability in coordination with operators, including business roles and porting process.
He has participated in the UN World Summit for Information Society "WSIS" process ( Geneva and Tunis Summits ) and attended 5 IGF meetings, beside being a regular penalist and organized two previous IGF workshops in Vilnius and Nairobi meetings.