Q4/2019 - African Union
On 10 December 2019, the African Union established a new African Union Cyber Security Expert Group (AUCSEG). The new group, which has ten members from the five regions of Africa, shall make recommendations to governments how to deal with the challenges of the digital age in order to advance the development of the digital economy on the African continent without jeopardizing national security. The mandate of the group comprises eight tasks. The group is chaired by Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola, an Internet expert from Nigeria. Ajijola was Senior Special Assistant Innovation & Technology to the Security Advisor to the President of Nigeria. He was a member of the Global Commission on Stability in Cyberspace (GCSC) from 2017 to 2019 and sits on the board of the Global Forum for Cyber Expertise (GFCE) in The Hague. Ajijola war Senior Special Assistant Innovation & Technology des Sicherheitsberaters der Präsidenten von Nigeria. Er war von 2017 bis 2019 Mitglied der Global Commission on Stability in Cyberspace (GCSC) und ist im Vorstand des Global Forums for Cyberexpertise (GFCE) in Den Haag.