Regional Review Meeting on “WSIS+10 and Beyond: Outcomes and Perspectives for Africa” Recommendations for Policy Makers
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) organized an Africa regional ten-year review of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS+10) on the theme “WSIS+10 and beyond: Outcomes and perspectives for Africa”. The review, which took place in Addis Ababa, from 14 to 16 April 2015, was attended by over 70 participants drawn from 27 member States.
The participants discussed the report prepared by ECA on the ten-year review of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society in Africa. They also discussed the findings of country studies commissioned by ECA in four African countries, namely, Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa and Tunisia. In addition, presentations were given by a number of countries (Egypt, Mauritius, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe); regional economic communities (COMESA, ECCAS and SADC); United Nations bodies (ECA, ITU and UNESCO); and other international organizations (ATU and ICANN). Panelists included delegates and representatives from member States (Ghana, Mauritius, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia) and international organizations (ECA, ITU, UNESCO and ICANN).