Rebecca Enonchong, Cameroonian born techpreneur, has been elected into the United Nations (UN) Africa Digital Identity Advisory Board. The board is being chaired by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopian Prime Minister.
The objective for the UN Africa Digital Identity Advisory Board is to provide technical inputs to the discourse on Digital ID in the continent— define and shape standards for Digital ID in Africa, provide capacity development for African countries and Regional Economic Communities on Digital ID.
We couldn't be more proud of our co-founder and good friend Rebecca Enonchong for being elected to the UN Africa Digital Identity Advisory Board next to President @PaulKagame Prime Minster #Abiy and others. @africatechie Keep moving those mountains!! pic.twitter.com/SAYkaYTyI2
— ABAN Angels (@ABANAngels) November 21, 2018
The Centre will work closely with the African Union Commission and undertake consultation with stakeholders (Regional Economic Communities-RECs, Member States and the Private Sector) on Digital ID, country diagnostic assessments, research and capacity building to continental and regional bodies as well as member countries.
The Centre of Excellence will also leverage staff expertise in ECA, leading international experts on Digital ID and guidance from the High-level Advisory Board chaired by His Excellency Paul Kagame and His Excellency Dr. Abiy Ahmed.
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