By organizing the AICTW, African Union wishes to implement the Tunis commitment on the Information Society and the ARAPKE in order to make life conditions in Africa better and integrated in the knowledge Society also to fulfill the Millennium Development Goals.
Thus, by celebrating African ICT week, African Union wishes to raise the awareness of each African to profit from the possibilities offered by ICTs. By inviting African governments, the private sector as well as the civil society the AU aims to work together to improve the access to the infrastructure and the ICT and creating information knowledge society. African Union would also like, by this occasion, to reinforce the capacities, to increase confidence and safety in the use of ICT, to support, make known and make respect the African cultures and cultural diversity.
The ICT week should draw the attention to the values of the ICTs and`specifically to promote the use of ICTs and to outline the vision of the Africa in building a knowledge economy.
The Week also aims at demonstrating the values and advantages of communicating digitally and in general how ICTs could improve our life quality.