Nega - Eskedar

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Ms. Eskedar Nega is a Programme Officer in the Development Information Services Division at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). She works with a team promoting ICTs for Development in Africa through the formulation of inclusive national ICT policies and strategies, the development of sectoral information and knowledge resources at national and regional levels, and capacity development programmes. Under the framework of the African Information Society Initiative, the ECA is engaged in harnessing information for development through the deployment of practical strategies and programs to help lead Africa towards digital inclusion. Before joining the Economic Commission for Africa in 2000, Ms Nega lectured in International Public Law and Communications at the University of Law in Toulouse, France. She worked at the CERD-Com, a Center dedicated to research on global and national trends in areas such as the economic and legislative regimes of the ICT sector.