The Africa eCommerce Week will be jointly organized with the African Union and the European Union. The event will by hosted by the Government of Kenya and implemented in collaboration with partners of the eTrade for all initiative.
Under the theme “Empowering African Economies in the Digital Era“, the Africa eCommerce Week will examine ways to enhance the ability of African countries to engage in and benefit from e-commerce and the evolving digital economy.
The event will bring together Ministers, other senior government representatives, the private sector, civil society and international organizations for a week-long dialogue to identify innovative ways for shaping the African digital economy. The programme will include: high-level segments, thematic sessions, various workshops or “labs” on cutting edge technologies in collaboration with business; as well as a space for external public and private partners to convene and network.
Participants will be offered space to:
- Share: bring all the voices to the table for an inclusive, multi-stakeholder dialogue at the national and sub-regional level.
- Learn: hear from regional and international partners which good practices have been successfully implemented in the various policy areas.
- Connect and Network: meet local and international partners in one place and take projects forward.
More information: https://unctad.org/en/conferences/Africa-e-week2018/Pages/default.aspx