African Union Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Communication and ICT (CCICT-2)

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The second Ordinary Session of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Communication and ICT (CCICT-2) will take place November 20-24 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This meeting will gather Ministers responsible of ICT and Post as well as Ministers in charge of Communication and Information from AU member States, AU Specialized Institutions and International Organizations, African and International Partners of Africa dealing with Communication and Information Technologies.

The main objective of the session is to adopt strategies and Action Plans for projects and programs implementation at the continental and regional levels for the Communication and ICT sectors.

Draft agenda and work programme of the experts session can be found here.

Internet Society Activities

Date Activity
Monday, November 20 Bilateral with the Morocco delegation

Meeting with AUC core team on Privacy Guidelines

Tuesday, November 21  High level speech by Dawit Bekele, Director of the African Regional Bureau, Internet Society
Preparing for an Internet of Opportunities
Wednesday, November 22 Speech by Constance Bommelaer, Senior Director of Global Internet Policy, Internet Society
The rise of Internet Shutdowns and their consequences

Presentation by Robin Wilton, Technical Outreach Director for Identity and Privacy, Internet Society
Personal Data Protection best practices

Presentation by Verengai Mabika, Senior Policy Advisor, Internet Society
Cyber Insurance best practices

Thursday, November 23 Launch of the Internet Society study paper
“Promoting African Internet Economy”

Media Briefing

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Date and Time

Monday 20 November 2017 –

Friday 24 November 2017

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