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ITU Regional Workshop on ICT Indicators and Measurements for Africa

The ITU Regional Workshop on ICT Indicators and Measurements for Africa was held on 27-30 October 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop was organized by ITU in collaboration with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and took place at the Capital Hotel and Spa. The workshop was held in English.

The workshop was open to all the ITU membership and is primarily addressed to the experts who are directly responsible for collecting and/or producing ICT statistics in relevant Ministries, regulatory agencies, national statistical offices and telecommunication operators. Experts interested in the subject of information society measurements were also welcome to attend.

The objective of the workshop was to strengthen the capacity of countries in the region to produce national statistics and indicators on telecommunications and ICTs, based on internationally agreed standards and methodologies. In addition, the workshop presented the methodologies and parameters used in the ICT Development Index and the ICT Price Basket. The workshop also covered the ICT indicators included in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) monitoring framework.