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 GMT +03:00

Greetings Colleagues,


We would like to invite you for the next ICT/ETC Working Group Meeting to take place on Wednesday 2 August 2017, starting at 2pm. The meeting venue will be communicated next week. As usual, the meeting will also be accessible on a web-conference bridge (details below). 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 has been provided by UNFPA that would allow people to remotely connect to the meeting. Details are as follows:

To join via VCT system / Room System  

IP Address:
Meeting ID:         252612225220


To join Blue jeans via Mobile

Meeting ID:            252612225220
Name:                      Your Name   


To join via Browser



The agenda for the meeting:

  • Follow up on action points from previous meetings
  • Updates on the drought crisis in Somalia
  • Updates from agencies/organisations on their ICT response efforts
  • ICT gaps and needs
  • Updates from sub-working group involved in developing ICT Country Profile
  • Any other business


In case you have additional agenda items you would like discussed, kindly do let Winifredo Abulencia  (wabulencia@unicef.org) know.


Kindly RSVP to Winifredo before close of business on Monday 31 July if you are planning to physically attend the meeting.


Thank you.


Eric Kiruhura.