AU sets ICT week to celebrate organisation’s 50 years

AU sets ICT week to celebrate organisation’s 50 years

The African Union (AU) has set aside a week in December for member countries to organise activities surrounding the ICT sector on the continent as part of the Africa Union Jubilee celebrations.

The events will be part of the Jubilee celebrations, which began in May and will last until May 2014 to give an opportunity for the continent to celebrate the milestone of 50 years.

The theme for the ICT week is Promoting Pan-Africanism, African Renaissance through ICT Towards AU 2063 Vision.

Among activities planned during the ICT week running from December 1 to 7 include organisation ministerial round table on internet governance and DotAfrica.

There will also be capacity building sessions on e-diplomacy, digital migration and cyber security.

All member countries will be expected to participate in the celebration by organising some events at national level and attending events in Addis Ababa that will be organized by the AU.

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