On 26th October, 2022, Malawi joined various African countries during a one-day hybrid meeting that was aimed at creating awareness on Internet Universality Indicators.
A total of 20 invited participants from Malawi attended the meeting of which some convened at Amaryllis Hotel in Blantyre while others directly joined through Zoom from various locations across the country.
The session was organized by the International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) in collaboration with UNESCO. At national level, YONECO coordinated the meeting in Malawi while PROTEGE QV, Digital Shelter, namTshuwe organized the meeting in Cameroon, Somalia and Namibia respectively.
The participants discussed a number of issues pertaining to the state of digital rights in Malawi and the usage of Internet Universality Indicators.
The meeting was attended journalists, officials from various government departments, the academia as well as digital rights researchers and defenders.