Minister's and VIP's Group picture at opening of ECOWAS Ministeriel Meeting with opening patron, Her Excellency, Vice President, Madam Dr Isatou Njie Saidy.
MOICI in Partnership With ITU Organise Workshop on Regulatory Auditing and Cost Modeling in Sub-Saharan Africa
Government through MOICI in partnership with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organized a five-day workshop on “Regulatory Auditing and Cost Modeling in Sub-Saharan Africa,” that took place from the 19th - 23rd August 2013 at the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa.
Being the first of its kind in The Gambia, the ITU workshop was initiated by its Harmonization of the ICT Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa (HIPSSA) project. The project’s objective for the five-day
Mansakonko Rural Community Information Centre
MOICI is the government agency mandated to spearhead the creation of an enabling environment that promotes the development of ICT including full connectivity of everyone to ICT services. Since then it continue to network with donors and international institutions to implement various initiatives that support its mandate. For example, currently it is implementing “Connect a School, Connect a Community” pilot project with the assistance of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in three different districts (Farafeni, Brikamaba & Basse).
Commonwealth Technical Assistance Geared Towards the Formulation of a Holistic National Strategy on Cyber Security.
A two-man consultant team from the Commonwealth Cyber Crime initiative was in the Gambia for a one week scoping mission (June 24th to 28th), with a view of coming up with legal measures to create a cyber security strategy.
According to the Deputy Permanent Secretary, Technical, Mr. Lamin Camara, “This visit is a timely one. The Gambia being already a member of the African Union Convention on Cybercrime would