VIRTUAL WEST AFRICA INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM (WAIGF Online 2020)

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The annual meeting of the WAIGF will hold online; July 22-24 2020,
under the aegis of the ECOWAS Commission with the overarching theme “Digital Access and
Inclusion in Response to COVID19”
Join IG Stakeholders in West Africa ONLINE to discuss the theme and subthemes including,
Cybersecurity and Cybercrime, Human Rights and Emerging Technologies. All Sessions will have
simultaneous interpretations in English and French.
The vWAIGF is planned to be as engaging and exciting as the physical meeting. This year we have a
great opportunity for a greater number of participants to get online and let their voices be heard on
topical issues in West Africa.
Do not miss the Opening Ceremony, July 22 nd 2020 by 1400hrs UTC, featuring a High-Level Panel on
the theme from ECOWAS, a Parliamentarian from Niger, ICANN and World Wide Web-Foundation.
Come listen as they share their perspectives on the road to 2030 digital transformation goals in the
West African Region.
The innovative coffee breaks between sessions on the 23 -24 July 2020 will remain memorable for all
participants. Don’t miss it. Invite your network.
For further information and registration, visit www.waigf.org or email info@waigf.org