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ITU Annual Regional Human Capacity Building Workshop for Sub-Saharan Countries in Africa from 28-30 June 2017 in Mauritius

​​​​​​​The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Government of the Republic of Mauritius are pleased to invite your organization to the ITU annual regional human capacity building workshop for Sub-Saharan African countries to be held at the Holiday Inn Mauritius in Mon Trésor, Plaine Magnien, Mauritius, from 28 - 30 June 2017.

The workshop is organized by ITU Regional Office for Africa in partnership with the National Computer Board of Mauritius who are hosting the event.

This year's theme is "Developing the ICT ecosystem to harness Internet-of-Things" and aims to provide an opportunity for the participants to express their views and experiences on the following:

  • The ICT ecosystem and enabling environment to foster Internet of Things deployment by looking at technology, standards, cross-sectoral policy, regulatory frameworks, and applications in this area.
  • Building skills for ICT policy makers, regulators, telecom operators, and academia required to develop IoT Strategies.
  • How to make practical use of IoTs and associated technologies such as Big data, analytics and other such platforms using hands-on exercises.

The main objective of these annual workshops is to provide a platform to African countries to share experiences, strengthen their knowledge and raise awareness on matters concerning the selected theme through a multi-stakeholders approach involving the role of government, educators, ICT/telecoms regulators and ministries, industry civil society, NGO and other organizations.

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