Catalyzing the growth of the Kenya tech community

GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP AT iHub Research

By Jessica Colaço
iHub
  Published 27 Oct 2011
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During the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) week, iHub Research hosted the ICT4Democracy in East Africa Network. The ICT4Democracy in East Africa project, which has seed funding from SPIDER, is encouraging collaboration between democracy actors in the three countries (Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda) with a view to catalysing the role ICTs can play in enhancing civic empowerment and improving governance.

iHub Research will be holding a governance workshop that will bring together 20 of Nairobi’s leading Governance Scholars,Technology Developers, Civil Society members, andRelevant Government representatives. The interactive workshop, which will be moderated by members of the iHub Research team, will focus specifically on:

  • The definition and role of Kenyan governance stakeholders and their relationships
  • Case studies and lessons learned from governance and technology trends

The workshop will run from9:00 am untilnoon THIS Thursday, October 27, 2011 at the iHub Research office on the 1st Floor of the Bishop Magua Building (opposite Uchumi Hyper, Ngong Rd.)

TENTATIVE AGENDA

  • 9.00 - 9.15am Opening Remarks from iHub Research and introduction of participants
  • 9:15 - 10:00am Open round-table discussion
  • 10.00 - 11.00am Two focus groups with discussions based on charts/visuals review/sticky notes
  • 11.00- 11.15 am Break with light refreshments
  • 11.15 - 11.45am Remarks from the two focus groups
  • 11.45 - Noon Concluding Remarks

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