global decision making

Goal
Strategies
Partners
  • ITU: International Telecommunication Union

  • ATCM: Arab Telecommunication Council of Ministers

  • APT: Asia Pacific Telecommunity

  • CEPT: European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations

  • RCC: Regional Commonwealth in the field of Communications

  • CITEL: Inter-American Telecommunications Commission

Coordinating the preparation of African common proposals; and following up on the implementation of resolutions of global decision-making events.

To enhance Africa’s contribution to global decision-making conferences to ensure equitable share of global resources.

 
 
Goal
Strategies
Partners
  • IARU: International Amateur Radio Union

  • ESMT: Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications

  • AFRALTI: African Advanced Level Telecommunication Institute

  • ITU/BDT: International Telecommunication Union – Telecommunications Development Bureau

Facilitating initiatives to build institutional capacity in making treaties, setting standards, formulating policy, drafting regional integration protocols and attracting investment. And developing training modules on treaty-making, standards-setting and policy formulation; organising information, education and communication programmes; and developing a database of professionals, practitioners and consultants involved in all aspects of ICTs.

To build human and institutional capacity necessary for effective participation in treaty-making, standards-setting and formulation of protocols.

human capacity development

 

ICT

infrastructure

development

Partners
Strategies
  • NEPAD: New Partnership for Africa’s Development

  • ADB: African Development Bank

  • PAPU: Pan-African Postal Union

  • UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

  • SADC: Southern African Development Community

  • CEN-SAD: Community of Sahel-Saharan States

  • COMESA: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa

  • IGAD: Intergovernmental Authority in Development

  • ECOWAS: Economic Community for West African States

  • RASCOM: Regional African Satellite Communication Organisation

Facilitating regional initiatives to attract investment into ICT infrastructure; and coordinating multi-utility feasibility studies on integrated infrastructure. Promoting initiatives for investment in access and backbone cross-border information infrastructure through smart partnerships between public, private and not-for-profit sectors, in order to achieve universal access and full inter-country connectivity.

To attract investment into information infrastructure to meet universal access and full backbone inter-connectivity aspiration.

Goal
 

integrating

regional markets

Fostering policy and regulatory harmonisation to create larger common markets for ICTs based on regional economic communities while increasing private sector participation. Developing model policy, legislation and regulatory frameworks; and facilitating regional economic communities to harmonise policy and regulatory frameworks.

To accelerate integration of ICT services into larger regional economic-based markets to realise economies of scale and lower costs.

Goal
Strategies
Partners
  • PAPU: Pan-African Postal Union

  • ECA: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

  • SADC: Southern African Development Community

  • CEN-SAD: Community of Sahel-Saharan States

  • AUB: African Union of Broadcasters

  • COMESA: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa

  • ECOWAS: Economic Community for West African States

  • IGAD: Intergovernmental Authority in Development

  • ECCAS: Economic Community of Central African States