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Remarks from the Digital Accessibility Program We often think about disability through two narrow lenses: the medical and the social models. The medical perspective sees it as an individual problem, focusing on limitations and seeking solutions like "cures" or...
KICTANet is actively participating in the 2024 World Conference on Statelessness, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from February 26th to 29th. This conference, organized by the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion, Nationality for All, and Development of Human Resources...
Civil society organizations working on digital ID and human rights hold first public meeting, discussing concerns with current systems and emphasizing the need for collaboration and human-centered design.
Kenya’s eCitizen platform faces questions about ownership, payment systems, and user adoption as the government heavily relies on it for citizen services. Concerns around data privacy and lack of transparency add to the challenges.
Statistically, when the World Bank states that 61% of Kenyans have access to the Internet, with only 31% of them coming from rural Kenya, it simply means that there is a whole lot of 69% of the Kenyan population in rural areas that are not connected to the Internet....
Kenya’s new digital ID system, Maisha Namba, aims to modernize services but raises data protection and inclusivity concerns. Experts urge prioritizing privacy, inclusivity, and data protection principles in its implementation.
Stakeholders from across sectors gathered at the inaugural National Summit of Community Networks in Kenya to explore how community networks can help realize Kenya's digital aspirations. KICTANet Trustee, Barrack Otieno, reminded attendees that, with only 23% internet...
In Kenya's ambitious journey towards technological advancement, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) emerges as both a beacon of promise and a terrain fraught with challenges. As we stand at the intersection of innovation and responsibility, a clear...
The Private Security Regulation Act (PSRA), enacted in 2016, has been thrust into the limelight due to spontaneous public discourse during crises.
KICTANet is a multi-stakeholder Think Tank for ICT policy and regulation. The Think Tank is a catalyst for reform in the Information and Communication Technology sector. Its work is guided by four pillars of Policy Advocacy, Capacity Building, Research, and Stakeholder Engagement.
KICTANet’s mission is to promote an enabling environment in the ICT sector that is robust, open, accessible, and rights-based through multistakeholder approaches.
During the 2022 – 2024 strategic period, KICTANet has prioritised the promotion of effective multistakeholder participation; an enabling legal, policy and regulatory environment; building capacities and empowered communities; and institutional strengthening. KICTANet’s guiding philosophy encourages synergies in ICT policy-related activities and initiatives. As such, the network provides mechanisms and a framework for continuing cooperation, engagement and collaboration in ICT matters among industry, technical community, academia, media, development partners, civil society and government.
- Convening power. To strengthen and promote engagement, collaboration and relationships with relevant stakeholders (state, business and non-state actors).
- Promoting an enabling environment. To catalyse policy, legislative and regulatory reforms in the ICT sector.
- Building capacities and empowered communities. To build the capacity of the stakeholders across government, business society and civil society and the citizens.
- Institutional strengthening.
The report outlines the work undertaken in between 2007 and 2016 which is underpinned by crowd sourcing and community engagement
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FACTS AND FIGURES
Achievement of the Network over the Years
Thought Leadership Forums
Conversations in KICTANET listserv
Active listers contributing often
Different conversation threads
Impressions on ICT policy discussions
KICTANet’s organisational strategy:
We facilitate stakeholder engagement through collaborative initiatives in face-to-face Town Hall meetings, and in the KICTANet?s interactive mailing list where multiple stakeholders engage regularly on ICT policy issues.