AU Digital and Innovation Fellowship

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AU Digital and Innovation Fellowship

Deadline:28th April, 2024

AfriLabs is currently recruiting 16 exceptional African tech talents and innovators (“Fellows”) to participate in the African Union Digital and Innovation Fellowship Program. The Fellows will be deployed to various departments/organs in the African Union to identify the key areas that can be strengthened by digitization, technology, and innovation. The fellows will be supported to design and build innovative tailor-made products and processes that will improve the internal processes and capacity of the African Union departments/organs to deliver the AU’s mandate especially in the context of data management, good governance and citizens engagement.

AU Digital and Innovation Fellowship The African Union Digital and Innovation Fellowship Program is a robust 12-month program which aims to identify and deploy highly competent tech innovators from the African continent to units and organs within the African Union headquarters as ‘resident fellows’ to understand the system within those units, identify data management challenges within the systems and solve the challenges identified by co-creating and building innovative tailor-made products and processes that improve data management processes and the overall work of the AU, while ensuring the sustainability of the developed products and processes post the fellowship timeline, by strengthening the internal capacity of the AU staff within those units.

The fellowship program is implemented through the BMZ Commission’s GIZ DataCipation program which supports the African Union and its organs to enhance its mandate on citizens engagement.

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