UNECA is currently hosting this. This may be of interest to some. Apologies
for cross posting and possible duplication.


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From: Mactar Seck <>
Date: Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 1:17 PM
Subject: INVITATION : ECA/Alibaba/Ant Financial web event on technology
against COVID-19 :Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 10:00 – 11:30 UTC
(13:00-14:30 Addis Time Africa ).
To: Mactar Seck <>
Cc: Oliver Chinganya <>, Ibrahim Mamma Hussein <

Dear Sir/Ms.

You are invited to join us in a Web event on *Leveraging technology in
assisting African countries in the fight against Covid-19*. The live stream
session will be organized by ECA and Ant Financial and take place on * T*
*hursday**, April 23**, 2020 at **10:00 – 11:30 UTC* (13:00-14:30 Addis Time
Africa ).

*You can register here*:

The session begins with sharing experiences in using technologies to fight
Codiv-19 and support economic recovery by UNECA, Alibaba and Ant Financial;
to be followed by a panel debate. During the debate, key political and
private sector actors on the continent will be called upon to share their
thoughts ideas and exchange ideas on how Africa could embrace the power of
technology and partnerships to tackle the challenges faced. Comments and
questions and outputs of the session will be summarized and posted in ECA

We look forward to you joining us online. Have your questions ready!

Meeting number (access code): 849 669 297

Meeting password: GNpt838WjVP

Thursday, April 23, 2020

1:00 pm | (UTC+03:00) Nairobi | 1 hr 30 mins

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Kind regards,

Mactar Seck