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African Forum on Business Climate and Security

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African Forum on Business Climate and Security

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 11 - 12 October 2013​

Purpose

The Africa Child Online Protection Summit aims at addressing cybersecurity holistically for childhood protection in Africa. The Summit will deal with issues such as legal, technical, organizational and capacity building issues as well as international cooperation in order to efficiently and thoroughly combat cybercrime targeting children.

Objectives

The key objectives targeted by ACOP will be among others the followings:
  • Identify risks and vulnerabilities to children in cyberspace;
  • Create awareness;
  • Develop practical tools to help minimize risk; and
  • Share knowledge and experience.

TARGET GROUP

This high level Summit will bring together policy makers & technical people to discuss and agree on key strategies & actions to combat Cybersecurity & COP in Africa. The target group is composed of: high level stakeholders of childhood affairs, policy-makers, regulators, service providers, civil society.

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