West Africa IGF 2021

28 Jul 2021 09:00h - 30 Jul 2021 17:00h

Bamako, Mali

The West Africa Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) 2021 will take place on 28 - 30 July 2021 in Bamako, Mali.

The 13th Edition of the West Africa Face to Face regional Internet Governance Forum's theme is Digital Inclusion and Access for a resilient West Africa. Internet governance is the development and application by Governments, the private sector and civil society, in their respective roles, of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures, and programmes that shape the evolution and use of the Internet. The West Africa Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) is a project that aims to promote Internet Governance issues in West Africa through a multi-stakeholder process. 

The West Africa Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) is a project that aims to promote Internet Governance issues in West Africa through a multi-stakeholder process. The Project is run by a consortium led by the Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA). Other members of the consortium include AfriNic, Panos West Africa, the IISD, APC,ISOC and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The project has received support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA).

More information can be found on the official website.

 

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