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Minister for Communications, invited to join Membership of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development

The Minister of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, (MP) has been invited by the ITU to become a member of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, a joint initiative of ITU and the United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to promote the deployment and use of broadband networks and services to the benefit of communities and end-users.

Africa Safer Internet Day

The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) on 8th February, 2020 organised a float as part of the Africa Safer Internet day celebration. Over 500 pupils from Basic schools within the Dansoman Community participated in the community walk as part of the celebration.

The event dubbed “Together for a Better Internet” was aimed at creating Cyber Security awareness and to promote safe and responsible use of the internet especially amongst children and young people.

Minister for Communications, launches 2020 Freedom Online Conference

On Thursday, 6th February, 2020, the 8th Freedom Online Conference commenced at the Kofi Annan Peace Keeping Center, Teshie, Accra, under the theme: ‘Achieving A Common Vision Internet Freedom.’ The event will be ongoing from the 6th to 7th February, 2020. The event was the first to be held in the West African Sub-Saharan region.

Press Briefing on Freedom Online Conference

The Ministry of Communications on 4th February 2020 held a Press Briefing on the Upcoming 8th Annual Freedom Online Conference scheduled to be held at the Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAPTC), Teshie, from the 6th to 7th February, 2020. The theme for the conference is “Achieving a Common Vision for Internet Freedom”. The Ministry is collaborating with the Freedom Online Coalition to organize this international event in Ghana for the first time.

Ghana signs two Memoranda of Understanding with the State of Israel

Ghana on the 29th of January, 2020 signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of the State of Israel. This took place during the 2020 CyberTech held in Tel Aviv from the 28th to 30th January 2020.

Address by Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP) at the GHIOS 2020 held at Mayfair, London

TOPIC: Accessing the African Common Market through Ghana: Technology, Digitisation and Industrialisation – A focus on the Communications Sector.

Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen

Ministry of Communications Displays at the Ghana Results Fair

On Tuesday 14th January 2020, the Ministry of Communications (MoC) and its agencies joined other Ministries, Departments and Agencies to exhibit at the Ghana Results Fair. The three-day event which is being held at the Accra International Conference Center was opened by the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo with other ministers and dignitaries in attendance.

MoC to showcase achievements at the Ghana Results Fair

The Ministry of Communications as a Government supervisory arm of the communications sector will be well represented at the Ghana Results Fair showcasing the works of its agencies from 2017 to date.

Ministry of Communications participates in performance signing ceremony event

On Wednesday, 8th January, three agencies of the Ministry of Communications – Accra Digital Center, Ghana Meteorological Agency and Ghana Posts – signed Performance Contracts with the State Interest and Governance Authority (SIGA) at a ceremony held at the Labadi Beach Hotel. The Guest of honour was the Vice President of the Republic, H.E. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

Interrogate the Application of International Law in Cyberspace – Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful to the International Community

STRASBOURG, FRANCE – NOVEMBER 20, 2019: The Minister for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has asked the international community to interrogate the application of international law in cyberspace. Delivering a keynote speech at the formal opening of the Octopus Conference 2019 in Strasbourg, France, the Minister challenged the international community to test the application of existing international laws in dealing with global cybercrime threats. According to the Minister, further clarity is needed on this issue with the growth of the global digital economy.

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