UN Girls Tanzania is launching a name for functions to certified women to take part the primary coding camp to be held in Mbeya, from twenty seventh February – tenth March 2023.
The coding camps are coordinated in shut collaboration with United Republic of Tanzania (Mainland and Zanzibar) via the:Ministry of Group Growth, Gender, Girls and Particular Teams,Ministry of Data, Communication and Data Expertise,Ministry of Training, Science and Expertise.
In 2022 UN Girls, AUC, ITU along with UNESCO, UNICEF, and UNECA with monetary assist from the Authorities of Belgium launched the second part of the African Women Can Code Initiative (AGCCI) on April twenty eighth, 2022 in Dar Es Salam. This high-level launch introduced collectively officers from the AUC Division of Humanitarian Affairs and Social Growth, Division of Training, Science, Expertise, and Innovation, Girls, Gender and Youth Directorate, Authorities of Tanzania, UN companies, non-public sector, and AGCCI Alumni.
The core goals of the AGCCI are to: Create a pool of trainers to supply trainings at nationwide coding camps on ICT initiatives, digital, robotics and completely different programming languages involving younger women, to deal with gender mainstreaming points.
Develop a standardized coaching system for all nationwide coding camps beneath AGCCI and be certain that the web platform helps the coaching and sharing.
Elevate the attention of Member States on AGCCI actions/outcomes and solicit dedication for nationwide implementation by focused international locations.
Mobilize the non-public sector and potential companions together with the media to create an AGCCI community of supporters in African international locations
The African Women Can Code Initiative (AGCCI) was commissioned by UN Girls and the African Union Fee (AUC) in collaboration with the Worldwide Telecommunication Union (ITU). The first part of AGCCI, was launched in 2018 supported by the Denmark Embassy in Ethiopia and accomplished in 2019 marking an inventory of nice achievements.
The initiative goals to coach and empower younger women aged between 17-25, throughout Africa to turn into laptop programmers, creators, and designers, inserting them on monitor to take up research and careers within the data, communication and know-how (ICT), training and coding sectors.
The initiative has two key methods specifically: 1) coding camps and a couple of) mainstreaming ICT, coding, and gender into the nationwide curricula. Furthermore, it promotes the implementation of nationwide media campaigns involving position fashions (e.g. girls in ICT, feminine lecturers in colleges) and makes use of an on-line platform to reinforce networking among the many women, trainers and mentors.