Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum (DRIF22)

12 Apr 2022 - 14 Apr 2022


Paradigm Initiative (PIN) will be hosting the virtual Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum 2022 (DRIF22) from 12 to 14 April under the theme Towards a digitally inclusive and rights-respecting Africa

DRIF22 is a platform for African communities of practice around privacy, affordable Internet, gender and ICTs, disability rights and ICTs, health surveillance during COVID-19 times, Internet shutdowns, and similar themes. The event is aimed at enabling exchange on key issues, developing action plans to enhance digital rights and inclusion in Africa, and increasing networks and collaborations on digital rights and inclusion.

DRIF22 will be followed by a series of in-person events from the 20 April to 20 May 2022. Seventeen in-person sessions will be co-hosted by Country Partners in Namibia, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Senegal, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Ghana from 9 April to 20 May 2022.

More information about DRIF22 can be found on the official webpage.