[governance] WEBCAST MON/TUE: African Regional Internet and Development Dialogue (RIDD 2017)

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Mon May 8 17:37:17 EDT 2017

We are halfway through this
 day event. Day 1 focused on
ducation, and was keynoted by the presentation of a new ISOC report Internet
for Education in Africa: Helping Policy Makers to Meet the Global Education
Agenda Sustainable Development Goal 4 <http://bit.ly/2qSKec3>
​ ​ As well as Livestream the sessions are archived on YouTube at
http://bit.ly/riddvid where individual speakers are indexed in the
descriptions. Tomorrow's topic is the economy.

[image: Livestream] <https://livestream.com/internetsociety/riddafrica2017/>
On *Monday/Tuesday May 8-9 2017* the *Internet Society's Africa Bureau
host the *African Regional Internet and Development Dialogue (RIDD 2017)
<http://www.internetsociety.org/ridd/africa/2017/> *in Kigali, Rwanda. The
conference has the theme - *Enhancing Entrepreneurship, Innovation and
Education in Africa through the Internet* - and is part of the global
series of Internet Development conferences organized by the Internet
Society with the aim of supporting the implementation of the United
Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The conference will offer
open high-level discussions addressing the following dimensions: *Internet
and SDGs*; *Connecting the Next Billion*; *African Internet Economy*;
for Africa’s education*. The plenary sessions will be webcast live via
the *Internet
Society Livestream Channel
<https://livestream.com/internetsociety/riddafrica2017/>*. Kigali is UTC+2
- 6 hours ahead of NYC.

*What: African Regional Internet and Development Dialogue (RIDD 2017)
<http://www.internetsociety.org/ridd/africa/2017/>Where: Kigali,
RwandaWhen: Monday/Tuesday May 8-9 2017Agenda: http://bit.ly/riddafrica2017
<https://livestream.com/internetsociety/riddafrica2017/>Twitter: #RIDD
- http://bit.ly/riddtweets <http://bit.ly/riddtweets>*

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Joly MacFie  218 565 9365 <(218)%20565-9365> Skype:punkcast
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