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Welcome to the 2021 African Internet Governance Forum! The conference happened on the 14th - 16th of  December  2021 and recordings of each session are available for you to explore and enjoy anytime.  Contact us: info@afigf.africa.

Theme: Advancing digital transformation in Africa in the face of Crisis
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Dr. Nnenna Ifeanyi-Ajufo

Buckinghamshire New University
Associate Professor of Law-Head of Law
United Kingdom

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Dr. Nnenna Ifeanyi-Ajufo is an Associate Professor of Law, and the Head of Law at Buckinghamshire New University, United Kingdom.  Her teaching and research interests relate to the intersection of law and technology, including the governance of emerging technologies, cybercrime, digital rights and rule of law in cyberspace. She also teaches law and technology related subjects at Swansea University, United Kingdom. She presently serves as the Vice-Chairperson of the African Union Cyber Security Experts Group (AUSCEG) and a member of the International Law Association Working Group on Digital Challenges for International Law. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at the African Centre for International Criminal Justice, a member of the Cyber Threats Research Centre (CYTREC) Team at Swansea University, United Kingdom and a contributing editor to the ‘Directions’ of the Cyber Direct Project of the European Union Institute for Security Studies. In March 2022, she was nominated by the United States Mission to the African Union to participate in the U.S. Department of State International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP) on ‘Promoting Cybersecurity’. Nnenna has been invited as an expert or appointed as a consultant by distinguished organisations such as the Chatham House, the African Union, the Commonwealth and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. She has participated in several initiatives that create a platform for knowledge engagement, research and capacity building for cyber governance, cyber security and digital rights. She has been invited to speak at several conferences and events including events organised at Council of Europe, Internet Governance Forum, The Commonwealth, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, and many other organisations and Universities.  She has written for a vast range of research projects, journals and media publications including engaging in media debates on governmental initiatives and policies related to cybersecurity, the rule of law in cyberspace and more generally, the governance of digital technologies. Nnenna holds a Bachelor of Law degree from University of Abuja-Nigeria, an LLM in International Information Technology Law from Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom, MA in African Studies from the University of Ghana and an LLD in International Law from the University of Johannesburg.
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