Collaboration for development

AFRINIC CEO Adiel Akplogan today, Tuesday 12 June, held fruitful talks with the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation CEO Prof. Tim Unwin and Mr. Rakesh Luchmun, CTO's Acting Head of Administration and Finance. The meeting held at AFRINIC Head Office at Raffles Tower in Cybercity, Ebene, Mauritius focused on how the two organisations can collaborate. The organisations agreed to collaborate in capacity building in Africa particularly on issues of Internet use for development.

 

The CTO will hold a forum and its 52nd Council meeting in Port Louis, Mauritius, between October 22nd and 26th 2012. During the meeting, AFRINIC will hold a training workshop featuring, among other issues, IPv6 deployment and use. “This will give us an opportunity to share our knowledge on IPv6 as well as contribute to institutional capacity building,” said Mr. Adiel Akplogan.

 

Interview with Prof. Tim Unwin held at the AFRINIC headquarters