Abuja, Nigeria, 28 August 2019
Contact: Reyna UbedaIntroduction
The International Telecommunication Union, at the kind invitation of the Nigerian Communications Commission, is organizing the
ITU Forum on "Smart Sustainable Africa"
which will take place from 0900 to 1535 hours on 28 August 2019 in Abuja, Nigeria.
This Forum will take place within the framework of the 1st Digital African Week
This Forum will provide a platform to debate the role of new frontier technologies to address development challenges and build a Smart Sustainable Africa. This Forum will also provide an opportunity to share best practices, discuss new trends and raise awareness on the importance of international standards to unlock the potential of a circular economy.
The Forum will bring together leading specialists in the field, from city planners to engineers, designers, policy-makers, government officials, regulators, academia, industry and standards experts.