Over 470 participants drawn from the government, private sector, academia, research institutions, technical committee, civil society organisations, media, and other stakeholders from over 41 countries attended the 3 rd
Elaborating on the Internet's fast growth in
"The mobile-broadband penetration in
She said that the key to making Internet Governance a success at both the sub-regional and regional levels is facilitating ownership and active participation at the national level.
"National internet Governance foras on represent a critical foundation for expanding Internet access in our respective countries," she added.
"Key to these linkages is the availability and use of ICTs between patients, health works and health specialists; the impact has been better maternal and infant healthcare, safer deliveries and reductions in maternal and infant mortality. This, she stressed, is a notable achievement for a State that was ranked by the
In other developments, Ms. Denton reported that a follow-up Summit held in
Several recommendations ensued on policies to enable internet access; Content creation, dissemination and use to educate the public towards innovation and creativity in content development; Internet as engine, growth and development and the need for policies that drive affordability of the internet and encourage broadband access policy; on the IGF and the Future of the Internet Ecosystem and the need to enhance the multistakeholder cooperation within the AfIGF to increase the participation of all stakeholders in the transition of IANA functions; Enhancing Digital Trust; the need to encourage and respect Human Rights online as well as offline; the need for countries to migrate from IPv4 to IPv6; and encourage the implementation and management of dotAfrica, among others.
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