Local ETC/ICT Working Group

Somalia ICT/ETC Working Group Meeting

WFP Somalia Office located on Gigiri Lane, off United Nations Crescent, Nairobi & also on Web Conference
16:00 pm UTC +03:00

We would like to invite you for the next ICT/ETC Working Group Meeting to take place on Wednesday 24 May 2017, starting at 2pm. The meeting will be hosted at WFP Somalia Office located on Gigiri Lane, off United Nations Crescent, Nairobi. This meeting is open to people involved with: emergency telecommunications; services for communities (technical/digital solutions in support of CwC work); digital payments; digital development; and other areas concerned with ICT in support of ongoing drought response.


To accommodate colleagues working in Somalia or those who cannot physically come to the meeting venue, a web conferencing facility will also be setup that would allow people to remotely connect to the meeting. Details will be shared as soon as the facility is setup.


The agenda for the meeting:

  • Follow up on action points from previous meeting
  • Updates on the drought crisis in Somalia
  • Updates from agencies/organisations on their ICT response efforts
  • ICT gaps and needs
  • Somalia ICT ecosystem assessment to build ICT Country Profile
  • Somalia as an ETC2020 priority country
  • Any other business


In case you have additional agenda items you would like discussed, kindly do let us know.


Kindly RSVP to Roseleen Mwangi (Roseleen.mwangi@wfp.org) before close of business on Monday 22 May if you are planning to physically attend the meeting at the WFP Office. In case you need more information, kindly contact Eric Kiruhura (Eric.Kiruhura@wfp.org, Mobile: +254 740 048469). Thank you.