The ICT4Democracy East Africa Network is currently holding a two day workshop in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. This workshop aims to promote the Network’s activities where the partners will be presenting on the progress of their work.
The event was officially opened by Eng. Dr. Zaipuna Yonah, the Director of ICT, Ministry of Science and Technology in Tanzania. While addressing SPIDER(The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions) and SIDA (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency), Dr. Zaipunah thanked the government of Sweden for supporting the development of ICTs in the developing world and indicated that the work of the ICT4Democracy in East Africa is already impacting lives of citizens living in the region.
Dr. Zaipuna also highlighted the work the Tanzanian government was doing in developing ICT infrastructure within the country and urged the members of the network to continue sharing the progress of their work. He completed his address saying that “Accountability should not only be in what we read and write, democracy is more about translating the intentions into realities”
To view the complete gallery of the ongoing workshop visit this link.
The presentations from the workshop will be uploaded later on this site.