Training of Women in E-Commerce

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 27 April 2016 - 6:00pm
Senegal, Dakar
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Rubel, Sasha (

Celebrating the international day for girls in ICTs, UNESCO Dakar is organizing a training of women in E-commerce, as YouthMobile Initiative targeting young women.
The training is organized by the UNESCO Regional Office in Dakar, in partnership with the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications in Senegal, Sonatel and Google.

This project is part of a series of conferences, activities and workshops with the aim of empowering girls through capacity building activities, in the use of technologies, for skills development, innovation and increased employment opportunities. These activities are part of UNESCO's effort to promote gender equality in ICTs and quality education.

The YouthMobile Initiave strives to provide young people with the high-level skills and confidence to develop, promote and sell locally relevant mobile apps that solve local issues of sustainable development and provide employment.