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Dr Salma Abbasi, Chairperson and CEO, eWorldwide Group, delivered the keynote ‘Innovation 4.0’, during the opening session of the STEM and Creativity Fest. in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Dr Salma emphasized that there are huge diverse opportunities for youth from the ‘4th Industrial Revolution’, which are embedded in the innovations that are fusing and integrating the physical, digital and biological spheres. She also stressed the need for Governments, Educational and Financial Institutions to update their policies and practices to ensure that holistic enabling environments are created for ‘start-ups and entrepreneurs’ to evolve and flourish across all sectors, particularly across the Agriculture value chain in Africa.

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eWorldwide Group has successfully organized and delivered 4 innovative workshops during the STEM and Creativity Fest. on 26th - 27th June, 2019 in Kaduna State, Nigeria in collaboration with the ICT Hub

1. Introduction to Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Block Chain, What does it mean to you?

2. Innova ...

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Organized a dynamic and interactive thematic workshop on the growing global challenges of internet addiction – impact to the youth and a nation. A great debate with regulators from around the world on how regulations, policies and AI can be competently used to ensure balanced and safe engagement in digital space

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wr-HiZFwSC8&t=113s ...

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Policy Statement: Dr. Salma Abbasi, Chairperson and CEO, eWorldwide Group at the ITU, WSIS 2017

Some highlights from Dr Salma’s policy statement at the WSIS 2017;

  • The eWorldwide Group have been closely working with the WSIS for the past 10 years supporting governments and civil societies working toward becoming a truly inclusive knowledge economy and digital society, along with supporting them to achieve the MDGs and sustainable development.
  • We have seen tremendous value and progress during the WSIS forum, as it provides a unique platform for sharing best practices and being part of a global community with a shared vision of believing in the potential of ICTs.
  • As this journey comes to an end, it is critical that we learn from our mistakes reflecting on the challenges we have overcome and the successes we have achieved.
  • The WSIS forum needs to evolve to the next level, allowing space for more inter-ministerial and interdisciplinary round table discussions with all key stakeholders and multi-sector partners who all play a critical role in achieving the new SDGs, especially the youth.