IGF 2018 WS #419 Digital as a growth enabler for Africa

Organizer 1: Civil Society, Western European and Others Group (WEOG)

In Africa, digital industry is serving all industries development as it is fostering inclusion, growth and sustainability.

Format: 

Round Table - 90 Min

Interventions: 

Roundtable with different African Ministers

Diversity: 

African & European speakers

We believe that the new road to development is driven for and by people, and that it thrives new opportunities and the most equal-opportunity platform for people and economic empowerment for Africa. This Forum should aim to create deeper connections between governments and companies that will lead to create a technological and economic environment that is more business-oriented for development and inclusion.

Discussion Facilitation: 

50/50 for interventions and discussion

Online Participation: 

Alliance for Digital & Development (http://alliance-digital.org/) includes 15 digital professional associations & leaders and will set up a website to organize a participatory consultation before the roundtable.

Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Villa Le Bocage
Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland

igf [at] un [dot] org
+41 (0) 229 173 678