Venue

UN Economic Commission For Africa (UNECA)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

As Silicon Valley is to the US, Addis Ababa is to be Ethiopia’s center of technology and innovation. The growing demands for a skilled IT workforce has countries like India and China fulfilling demands at high costs. This has led companies to look towards the untapped IT resources of Africa in their search for affordable alternatives.

Ethiopia has achieved tremendous growth over the years establishing itself as one of the vital sources of tech professionals. Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, is home to several leading tech hubs making great strides in preparing the next generation digital experts. Various IT companies are also making significant efforts in accelerating the transformation of Africa as a Hub of Information Business Process Outsourcing.

Ethiopia has achieved tremendous growth over the years establishing itself as one of the vital sources of tech professionals. Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, is home to several leading tech hubs making great strides in preparing the next generation digital experts. Various IT companies are also making significant efforts in accelerating the transformation of Africa as a Hub of Information Business Process Outsourcing.



UNECA

(United Nations Economic Commission for Africa)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) was established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN's five regional commissions, ECA's mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa's development.
It plays a key role in the growth of the innovative and technology scene of Africa by building on the experience of the implementation of the African Information Society Initiative and the African Innovation framework. ECA is focusing on assisting African countries and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in the formulation, adoption and implementation of new technology and innovation policies
(source:www.uneca.org)

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Where

UN Economic Commission For Africa (UNECA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

When

October 18th & 19th, 2019

Email

Email: conference@gebeya.com