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UbuntuNet Alliance in Attendance as ASREN Hosts Successful e-AGE22 Conference

The e-AGE22, which is part of the annual conference for the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN), was held in Cairo, Egypt from 13-14 December 2022. The conference was hosted by the Egyptian Academy for Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) and was themed “Science Cooperation – Taking NRENs Further.” The conference brought together researchers …

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Re-thinking the work of African National Research and Education Networks through the lenses of the UN SDGs

This story was originally posted on the AfricaConnect3 website Around 40 representatives of African NRENs, research centres and higher education institutions came together in Gaborone, Botswana on Thursday 24 November, 2022, to discuss how their respective organisations are contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This workshop was part of a bigger initiative run …

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eduID.africa Joins eduGAIN

Students, researchers, scientists and educators across Africa’s research and education landscape can now have secure and trusted access to global online resources as the eduID.africa Catch-All Federation joins the eduGAIN interfederation.  eduID.africa is the identity and access management framework implemented in the AfricaConnect3 project by the three regional research networks to fast-track the rollout of …

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ASREN Gears up for e-AGE22 Conference

e-AGE22 is the 12th edition of the annual conference held by the regional research and education network of Northern Africa, ASREN. This year it will be hosted by ASRT, the Egyptian Academy for Scientific Research and Technology in Cairo, Egypt from 13-15 December 2022. e-AGE22 is coming with “Science Cooperation – Taking NRENs Further” as the …

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Eastern and Southern African NRENs Represented in the Science Summit at the United Nations General Assembly 77

Prof. Madara Ogot, the CEO of UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking was part of a panel discussion at the Science Summit at UNGA77. The Panel set out to discuss the Digital infrastructure to enable Science and Cooperation in Africa. Throughout the panel discussion Prof. Ogot was able to shine a light on the …

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African NRENs meet to kick-start conversation about their contribution to UN SDGs

This story was sourced from the official AfricaConnect3 website and was written by Siliva Fiore of GÉANT On September 14, 2022, representatives from several African countries took part in the online webinar organised by the AfricaConnect3 Communications team “How are African NRENs contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?“. The webinar meant to be …

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How can African NRENs Contribute to, and Benefit from, the UN SDGs? Webinar – 14 Sept, 2022

What are the 17 United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how are they relevant to the African R&E Community? And why should African NRENs consider their contribution to these targets when making a case for their existence? The UN SDGs have become a benchmark to strive towards a better world. Therefore, showcasing that NRENs carry out …

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AfriGEO Community counts on AfricaConnect3 project for enhanced Internet connectivity

The African Group on Earth Observation (AfriGEO) community, a member of the global Group on Earth Observation (GEO) says it expects the AfricaConnect3 project, a Pan-African project aimed at creating an internet network for research and education across Africa, to boost internet connectivity in the community’s sites in Africa. GEO is a unique global network …

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AfricaConnect3 to feature at Paris Peace Forum 2020

After a competitive selection process with over 850 applications, the AfricaConnect3 project has been selected as one of the 100 projects to be showcased at the third edition of the Paris Peace Forum 2020 from the 11th to the 13th of November 2020. The Paris Peace Forum is a prestigious event that seeks to advance …

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Register for the Virtual Workshop on Collaboration between AfriGEO & AfricaConnect3

UbuntuNet Alliance in collaboration with its sister African Regional Education Networks of West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) and the Arab States Research and Education Network ( ASREN) invite you to register for the African Group on Earth Observation (AfriGEO) and AfricaConnect3 Collaboration workshop which will be held on Wednesday, 19th August …

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