Global Commission on Internet Governance Accra Meeting

Accra, Ghana
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - Wednesday, August 26, 2015
At its meeting in Accra, the GCIG focused on key Internet-related challenges and opportunities in Africa, including: Sustainable Development Goals and broadband penetration; Internet, trade and economic development, and innovation; capacity building and Internet governance; Internet access as a human right. The Commission also met with Africa-based stakeholders to discuss issues of online security, privacy and freedom of expression, as well as development, transformation and information communication technology. This GCIG meeting included a press conference on its opening day.