CIPESA is an initiative to help Africans to better understand the policy-making processes that affect them, especially in the area of information and communications technology (ICT) and development. Its objectives are to raise awareness about key issues, provide useful information to assist African participation in policy-making, and stir debate by sparking discussion and convening productive gatherings.
CIPESA's mission is to increase the capacity of East and Southern African stakeholders to participate in international ICT policy-making. The aim is to promote the effective representation of African interests in international policy-making processes. ... [according to site editor's information]
Die Seite bietet Informationen zu Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien in Afrika (zur Zeit gibt es Berichte und Studien zu ca. 20 afrikanischen Ländern). Es gibt viele Volltexte außerdem eine Datenbank, in der man Statistiken zu ICTs in verschiedenen afrikanischen Ländern abrufen kann. [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
ATU provides a forum for stakeholders involved in ICT to formulate effective policies and strategies aimed at improving access to information infrastructure and services. In addition, the Union represents the interests of its members (currently 46 Member States and 16 Associate Members) at global decision-making conferences and promotes initiatives aimed at integrating regional markets, attracting investment into ICT infrastructure, and building institutional and human capacity. ... [according to site editor's information]
WATRA is an Assembly of Regulators and the respective responsible Government Ministries of West Africa Territories. The purpose of the formation of WATRA is to co-ordinate dialogue of telecommunications policy and regulations in the region. [according to site editor's information]
ICASA regulates the telecommunications and broadcasting industries in the public interest. ICASA has a responsibility to ensure level playing fields where rules apply equally to all industry players. [according to site editor's information]