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Girls in ICT Day 2019 : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


In 2019, the main celebration took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which welcomed over 250 girls from local schools and leaders from government, private sector partners, UN agencies, NGOs and the educational community.

Each of the ITU regional offices and the headquarters organized and participated in various events.

Events were held in 102 countries around the world (more than half of ITU member states). In terms of regional distribution, there were 43 events in Africa, 167 events in the Americas, 8 in Arab States, 79 in Asia and the Pacific, 7 in CIS Countries, 76 in Europe and an additional 6 events in other places.

Estimated global reach for 2019: 20,000 girls and young women

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