Africa’s Digital Future: E4E’s submission to the Global Digital Compact

E4E is pleased to announce that our second fellowship has successfully submitted our contribution to the Global Digital Compact (GDC).

The fellowship’s theme was “Africa’s Digital Future,” and it featured the participation of 27 fellows who contributed their knowledge and insights to the project. The submission addresses all seven areas outlined in the GDC:

  1. Connect all people to the Internet, including all schools
  2. Avoid Internet fragmentation
  3. Protect data
  4. Apply human rights online
  5. Introduce accountability criteria for discrimination and misleading content
  6. Promote regulation of artificial intelligence
  7. Digital commons as a global public good

Many thanks to our fellows who worked tirelessly to provide valuable insights into the submission.  

Hannah Asseh, Rotimi Owolabi, Carolyne Tarus, Eric Muhia, Majiuzu Daniel Moses, Alice Ndung’u, Adekunle Oluwaseyi Falola, Gilbert Ogolla, Jacqueline Simpson, Stella Nalwoga, Wangari Njaathi, Doreen Abiero, Adedeji Ajani, Nelson Otieno, Immaculate Were, Faith Amatika, Ogochukwu Joshua Ogwu, Ochieng Ogango, David Gitonga, Chinasa T. Okolo, Clarisse Mideva, Nancy Gacheru, Joel Adefidipe, Cynthia Chepkemoi, Kingsley Owadara, Odette Bester and Marco Grieco. 

We believe this submission will help create a safer, sustainable and inclusive future for technology in Africa. 

The submission can be accessed here


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