The 2019 African Chapters Advocacy Meeting will mobilize, empower and engage the African chapters’ representatives to advance the Internet Society 2019 focus areas and initiatives in the Africa region with a special focus on “Building Trust” (IoT Security Campaign, Privacy & Personal Data Protection, Encryption, User Trust and Internet Restrictions). The meeting will take place on 8-11 April 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia alongside two workshops on Internet of Things (IoT) Security, Privacy and Digital ID in partnership with the Africa Union Commission (AUC), the Africa Telecommunication Union (ATU) and African Regional Economic Commissions (RECs) and Omidyar Network. This meeting is also an opportunity to build and strengthen relationships and connections with our Chapters and among chapters themselves.
The meeting will gather 28 fellows from 27 ISOC African chapters (27 countries) and one global SIG (Internet of Things (IoT) SIG). Other participants and fellows will come from the African Union Commission, Regional Economic commissions (RECs), Regional Associations of Regulators and Regulatory Authorities, Omidyar Network and more.
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