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By United Nations Information, Communication Technologies Task Force

So one can bridge the distance among the African Diaspora and companions in Africa, the UN ICT activity strength convened a gathering, The electronic Bridge to Africa, of prime participants of the African Diaspora - influential contributors from know-how firms, foundations, and non-profit corporations. Held on the United international locations advanced in long island urban on July 12,2002, over one hundred thirty leaders attended this daylong assembly to discover ways that the mixed wisdom, reviews and assets of the private and non-private sectors might be harnessed to influence optimistic and sustainable swap in Africa.The assembly served because the reputable release of the electronic Diaspora community - Africa (DDN-A), a nonprofit corporation that seeks to advertise improvement in Africa and the success of the Millennium improvement targets by means of mobilising the technological, entrepreneurial, services and assets of the African Diaspora.

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