IGF 2020 OF #6 African Union Open Forum

Thursday, 5th November, 2020 (12:30 UTC) - Thursday, 5th November, 2020 (13:30 UTC)
Room 3
About this Session
As this forum is organized by the highest continental body in Africa, stakeholders are encouraged to participate and share views on the way forward on IG issues in Africa.

Round Table - U-shape - 60 Min


The AU Open Forum aims at discussing digital inclusion especially in relation to Capacity Building; Community Networks; Digital Transformation; and Digital Cooperation. The Forum will also discuss the Internet Governance Capacity Building activities of the AU-EU Project entitled Policy and Regulatory Initiative for Digital Africa (PRIDA), which focuses on digital inclusion. 


African Union
Moctar Yedaly, African Union


Moctar Yedaly, African Union;Adil Sulieman, African Union; Makane Faye, African IGF Secretariat; Mary Uduma, African IGF- MAG; Mactar Seck, UNECA; Sandro Bazzanella, PRIDA.

Onsite Moderator

Moctar Yedaly

Online Moderator

Salyou Fanny, Cote d'Ivoire


Aicha Jeridi, Tunisia


GOAL 5: Gender Equality
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
GOAL 10: Reduced Inequalities
GOAL 17: Partnerships for the Goals