The Internet Society (ISOC) was founded in 1992. The vision of ISOC is “The Internet is for everyone”. ISOC is open to everyone who is interested in the advancement the Internet & committed to shaping the Internet’s future for the next generation. The Internet Soceity Sierra Leone Chapter, (ISOC SL) was founded in 2007. In line with the vision of ISOC, ISOC SL was formed to promote the use of the internet and its related technologies for the benefit of people in Sierra Leone.ISOC SL was founded in 2007.
Since inception ISOC SL has been working with many stakeholders in Sierra Leone to advance and promote the use of the Internet and related technologies. ISOC SL invites all who use the internet to join ISOC & ISOC SL in continuing it's mission of advocay and continuious engagement in order for the internet to be accessible, affordable and open for all. Some of ISOC SL’s major accomplishments include:
- Formulation of the first National ICT Policy
- Capacity Building of Parliamentary Committee on ICT
- Establishment of the SL Internet Exchange Point (SLIX)