KICTANet has signed a partnership agreement with the Slovak Agency for International Development Cooperation in collaboration with the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Nairobi.
The partnership aims to encourage synergies for ICT policy-related activities and initiatives, especially in the areas of cybersecurity and privacy.
The agreement was signed on November 9, 2023, at the KICTANet offices in Nairobi by Grace Githaiga, CEO of KICTANet, and Ms Charlotte Marie Matusova, Deputy Head of Mission/Consul of Slovakia in Kenya.
The signing ceremony was attended by Mr Victor Kapiyo, Ms Denisa Mockova, Development Cooperation Counsellor, and Mr. Adam Salamon from the Consul.
In addition, it will also foster collaboration and the exchange of best practices between the two countries, as well as mutual learning and capacity building.
“We are excited to announce this partnership with Slovakia, a country that shares our vision and values for ICT policy and regulation in Kenya. We believe that this collaboration will enhance our impact and influence in the ICT sector, as well as contribute to the development of a robust, open, accessible, and rights-based ICT environment in Kenya and the region,” said Grace Githaiga.
Ms Charlotte expressed her appreciation for the partnership and said that Slovakia is committed to supporting Kenya’s efforts to improve its ICT policy in light of the opportunities posed by the digital transformation.
She also said that Slovakia is keen to learn from Kenya’s experience and expertise in the ICT sector and to share its own best practices and lessons learned.