Second meeting of the Advisory Board of the ECA’s Centre of Excellence for Digital Identity, Trade and Economy
The second meeting of the Advisory Board of the ECA’s Centre of Excellence for Digital Identity, Trade and Economy held on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly reviewed the progress of work of the Centre aimed at advancing Africa’s digital agenda. Different aspects of digitalisation, such as digital ID, broadband expansion, technical support on the African Digital Transformation Strategy, Legal frameworks for ID, 5G technology adoption, etc. have been discussed.
The ECA Centre cooperates with more than 25 partners, including the World Economic Forum, MasterCard, Visa, Omidyar Networks, Africa50 and EcoCash. Thus, the Centre will, together with its partners, conduct a multi-stakeholder National Dialogue to identify and address Digital transformation projects.