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19 - 21 July 2022

Lilongwe and Online, Malawi

Africa Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) 2022

The Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Africa Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) will be hosted by the Government of Malawi under the overarching theme Internet for human resilience and solidarity. The programme was built around the four main thematic tracks: (1) Affordable and meaningful access; (2) Cybersecurity, privacy and personal data protection; (3) Digital skills & human capacity development; (4) Digital infrastructure.

The 2022 AFIGF will feature discussions on some of today’s most pressing Internet governance and digital policy issues. The programme includes over 52 sessions grouped into four main thematic tracks.

AfIGF is a platform for an inclusive multilateral, multi-stakeholder and multilingual discussion on issues pertinent to the Internet and its governance in Africa. First organised in 2011 the African Internet Governance Forum host the five (5) regional Internet Governance Forum initiatives regions of Africa.

10 Mar, 2022


Get Safe Online Global 24

19:00 - 20:30 (GMT)

Join Get Safe Online’s keynote global webinar which this year calls on experts from across the Commonwealth who will discuss ways to encourage citizens to change their behaviour in order to use the internet safely and confidently. This important event will showcase and celebrate some of the inspirational initiatives that have taken place in the regions in which Get Safe Online operates, sometimes in the face of challenging odds such as financial constraints and, of course, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

The event will be joined by parliamentarians, regulators and cybersecurity specialists, who will be exploring the strengths and weaknesses of current online safety policies and behaviours across the Caribbean, Rwanda and the Pacific. This international conference will also be showcasing compelling examples of awareness-raising at both a grassroots and national level.

Panellists include Muriana McPherson, National Data Management Authority, Guyana; Don Dobson, Broadcasting Commission, Jamaica; Fualau Talatalaga Mata’u Matafeo, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Samoa; John Jack, Prime Minister's Office, Vanuatu and Tajeshwari Devi, Online Safety Commission, Fiji. We will also be joined by colleagues from Rwanda. . This discussion is aimed to be as inclusive as possible so there will be also be an open and collaborative opportunity for the audience to comment and ask questions.

21 - 22 October, 2021

Kigali (Rwanda) and Online, Rwanda

African Finance Cybersecurity Conference 2021

The objective of this conference is to initiate and foster a financial sector cybersecurity community at the continental level, connected to international intelligence, enabling trusted information exchange and cooperation.

It will be held from October 21st till October 22nd at the Kigali Convention Centre (Rwanda) during the African Microfinance Week 2021. Although on-site attendance is recommended, it can also be attended remotely. Note that Covid-19 compliant sanitary measures will be strictly enforced at the conference venue in Rwanda.

The African Finance Cybersecurity Conference will consist of 2 tracks:

- Information Sharing & ACRC - Thursday 21st of October from 8.30 am – 6.00 pm & Friday 22nd from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

- Research & Education – Thursday 21st of October from 2.00 pm – 6.00 pm & Friday 22nd from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration for On-site participation opens September 15th and closes on October 4th. Pre-registration is required for remote participation, and registration will be confirmed by ACRC.

Registration for remote participation opens September 15th and closes October 20th.

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