11 April 2023

Recipients of the WASIG 2023 Fellowship

 


The Secretariat of the West Africa School on Internet Governance (WASIG) has announced the successful candidates selected for the WASIG 2023 Fellowship Program. Out of 549 applicants from 15 West African countries, a total of successful candidates have been chosen to participate in the school from 22 to 24 May 2023.

The candidates represent a diverse range of sectors in society including civil society, government, academia, business, technical, security, and end-user groups.

The Fellowship Program aims to select individuals who have a keen interest or already engaged in various aspects of Internet Governance within the West African region. WASIG’s primary objective is to build the capacity of West African stakeholders on Internet Governance (IG) issues, particularly on emerging issues in West Africa. The program will enhance the awareness of participants on Internet Governance, ensuring that they are well-equipped to contribute at the national, regional, continental and global levels of the IG process

 

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The WASIG 2023 is convened by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission along with the West African Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) in partnership with Policy and Regulation Initiative for Digital Africa (PRIDA).