Wednesday, 03.10.2018 - Geneva, Switzerland

Africa Goes Digital: Leaving no one Behind

Digital trade is growing rapidly in Africa. It can provide many opportunities that promote or realise human rights.

Photo: WTO/Jay Louvion

This includes pushing overall demand for closing digital divides, creating improved (ICT-) infrastructure to promote development solutions and through creation of decent jobs and employment.

However, technology must generally be made available, affordable and accessible. How such a human rights based approach could look like for African economies will be tackled at this session which is jointly organized by the ACP Geneva office, ECA, OHCHR and FES Geneva office.

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