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Ministry Of Information and Communications Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF), Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP) for the Sierra Leone Digital Transformation Project.

Ministry Of Information and Communications Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF), Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP) for the Sierra Leone Digital Transformation Project.

Ministry Of Information and Communications Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP), Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF), Environmental and Social Commitment Plan for The Sierra Leone Digital Transformation Project.

The Sierra Leone Digital Transformation Project (SLDTP) aims to expand access to broadband internet, increase digital skills and improve government capacity to deliver public services digitally. The project will support a strong enabling environment for fast-tracked digitization; promote a shift in digital government services from service to life-event focused approach to enhance the Government’s digital capabilities; increase Sierra Leone’s capacity to promote digital innovation and sector-wide digital transformation in selected strategic sectors and boost digital skills development and capability to increase Sierra Leone’s digital talent base. 

The proposed activities in the SLDTP are intended to accelerate access to and usage of innovation in digital services by supporting inclusive and fast-tracking digital transformation. The project will enable citizens, start-ups, schools, colleges and universities ICT users, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and Government to benefit from digital services in the form of steady digital growth, job creation and greater digital efficiency.

The project activities will be implemented under a variety of environmental and social conditions. The Environmental and Social risks associated with these activities are both rated as moderate. The Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP) and the  Environmental and social commitment plan (ESCP) are two of the required environmental and social instruments of the Sierra Leone Digital Transformation Project.

 

 

Friday, May 6, 2022/Author: Juliana Vandy/Number of views (1064)/Comments (19)/ Article rating: 1.3
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National Media Viability and Investment Conference 2022

National Media Viability and Investment Conference 2022

National Media Viability and Investment Conference 2022

The Sierra Leone Ministry of Information and Communication (MoIC) and its media partners have announced the commencement of a major National Media Viability and Investment Conference in Freetown, in recognition of the important role of public interest media in open, developed, and prosperous societies. The conference, which will be held on April 21 and 22, is supported by BBC Media Action, the BBC’

The media viability conference is consistent with  the new direction  government's manifesto and President Julius Maada Bio's commitment to have a pluralistic, independent,  and engaging media as a tool for national development.  A media that work in the public interest are essential tools to advance democracy, prosperity and stability.  When the media is free and professional, it is able to facilitate a much needed constructive dialogue between government and citizens and across diverse communities. The right to information is an essential human right.

 

4/21/2022 - 4/22/2022/Author: Juliana Vandy/Number of views (490)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 3.0
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CYBER SECURITY ACT GETS PRESIDENTIAL ASSENT

CYBER SECURITY ACT GETS PRESIDENTIAL ASSENT

CYBER SECURITY ACT GETS PRESIDENTIAL ASSENT

The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone His Excellency Dr. Julius Maada Bio has today 17th November 2021 signed into law the Cybersecurity and Crime Act 2021 at an event held at State House.

Monday, December 6, 2021/Author: Juliana Vandy/Number of views (1101)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: No rating
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Information Ministry Concludes Media Engagements in Bo City

Information Ministry Concludes Media Engagements in Bo City

Information Ministry Concludes Media Engagements in Bo City

The Ministry of Information and Communications held its 2nd Annual Media/CSO engagements in Bo Inn, Bo City on the 25th-28th November 2021.

The government of His Excellency Dr. Julius Maada Bio sees the media/CSO as partners to national development and therefore it is prudent to engage them on government policies and programs as they are the carriers of information to the people.

 

Monday, December 6, 2021/Author: Juliana Vandy/Number of views (1024)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Big Boost For Sulima As Fisheries Minister Donates Boat and Unveils Out Station

Big Boost For Sulima As Fisheries Minister Donates Boat and Unveils Out Station

Big Boost For Sulima As Fisheries Minister Donates Boat and Unveils Out Station

The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Mrs. Emma Kowa Jalloh has officially unveiled the Ministry of Fisheries' Out Station Office, a public Toilet and presented one patrol boat with 115 horsepower engine to the people of Sulima in the Sorogbeima Chiefdom in Pujehun District on 28th September 2021

Thursday, September 30, 2021/Author: Juliana Vandy/Number of views (1151)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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