ACSIS BECOMES MEMBER OF AU-ECOSOCC!
The African Civil Society on the Information Society (ACSIS) has become a member of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOCC) of the African Union.
The President of ACSIS-SCASI, Dr. Cisse Kane, was recently sworn in on behalf of his organization at the African Union (AU) General Assembly held in March 2017, in Cairo, Egypt.
According to Dr. Kane, the swearing-in ceremony held on 27 March 2017 in the presence of the 87 AU ECOSOCC members from all African countries and the African Diaspora, AU CIDO officials and the Egyptian authorities.
The General Assembly of the ECOSOCC of the African Union is an opportunity to recall the importance of this institution as a major organ of the AU through which, the African Civil Society contributes to the smooth running of the African Union.
WELCOME TO ACSIS WORKSHOP: WSIS FORUM 2017!
15 June 2017, 9h00-10h45 Room C2 ITU Geneva
Theme: “Africa and the digital economy: benefits, losses and strategies”
In preparation of the Panafrican Summit on the digital economy and sustainable growth, we will try to respond to the following questions:
Is the digital economy really a factor of prosperity in Africa?
Does Africa win? Loses it? In the digital economy. What strategies are being developed or could be promoted if Africa is to benefit more from the digital economy?
Digital economy specialists and African top-level officials will be among the panelists