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ASREN’s Emphasis at UbuntuNet in Uganda to Develop the e-Infrastructures in Africa

ENTEBBE - The Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) participated in the annual conference of the UbuntuNet Alliance UC2016, which took place in Entebbe Uganda represented by its Executive Director Yousef Torman.

During the conference, specialized workshops to representatives of the National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) on both technical and communications aspects were held.

ASREN Chairman HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, highlighted the importance of participation in such events.

“We are proud with our longstanding relationship with the UbuntuNet Alliance as we share common objectives. We coordinate efforts for the development of research and education infrastructures in Africa together with GÉANT and WACREN.”

In a pre-conference workshop, Torman gave a presentation on user engagement and delivered a message at opening session.

He also discussed with officials and representatives of regional and international organizations the opportunities of future cooperation in new areas that help develop and enhance services offered to users through research and education networks.