[kictanet] Africa Internet Governance Forum 2022: KICTANet's Participation - How to Join

David Indeje dindeje at kictanet.or.ke
Tue Jul 19 08:52:04 EAT 2022

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Dear Listers,

Malawi hosts the 2022 Africa Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF), in which
Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) will participate in its mission to
promote an enabling environment in the ICT sector through multi stakeholder

This year, the African IGF is taking place in *Lilongwe, Malawi*, from July
19 to 21, 2022, as a hybrid event.

The African IGF has been organised under the following five sub-themes;

   - Innovation and Entrepreneurship
   - Cyber Security, Privacy, and Personal Data Protection
   - Digital Skills and Human Capacity Development
   - Affordable, Meaningful Access
   - Digital Infrastructure

KICTANet will participate in panel discussions with our African
counterparts during the forum. They will be represented by Grace Githaiga,
Convenor, KICTANet, Ms Catherine Kyalo, Africa Regional Coordinator, Local
Networks Initiative; Ms Josephine Miliza, African Policy Coordinator,
KICTANet, Dr Kathrine Getao, Mr Barrack Otieno.

The forums that you can register to participate in include those listed

*Tuesday, July 19 • 10:40am–11:40am*

   - Africa Cyber Capacity Priority Needs, Future Challenges, and
   Opportunities https://sched.co/13lTk.

*1:00pm - 2:00pm*

   1. Building Trust in Digital Services—Beyond the Technology

*3:00pm - 4:00pm*

   1. Scale up the Internet Universality ROAM-X indicators assessment in
   Africa for inclusive and humanistic digital transformation "
   2. Towards an enabling policy and regulatory environment for Community
   Networks in Africa" https://sched.co/13lUQ.

*Wednesday, July 20 • 9:00am - 10:00am*

   1. Community Networks Landscape: A Discussion on the Comparison Between
   the Technical and Regulatory Framework of Community Networks in Kenya and
   Nigeria." https://sched.co/144C2.
   2. Bridging the Digital Divide to Build Inclusion and Trust through
   Multistakeholder Processes" https://sched.co/13lTh.

*Thursday, July 21 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm*

   1. Building Capacity towards Sustainability of Community Networks

Kenya held its premier internet policy forum on June 30, themed "Resilient
Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future."

*Kind Regards,*

*David Indeje*

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