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Co-founder of iWatch Africa and current Director of Policy and News, Gideon Sarpong, has been invited by the Creative Commons (CC) Corporation based in the United States to deliver a presentation on ‘Innovation’ as part of the 2019 CC Global Summit to be held in Lisbon in May.
The CC Global Summit brings together hundreds of leading technologists, lawyers and activists every year for discussions, workshops and community building to advance the global movement for the commons.
Mr. Sarpong is expected to deliver a presentation and lead a session focused on the broader theme of ethics of openness as well as how technology can be leveraged to promote equal development around the world.
As the lead analyst driving iWatch Africa’s effort to open data on Sexual and Gender based Violence (SGBV) in Ghana, Mr. Sarpong is also expected to hold discussions with officials from the European Union in Brussels and Berlin on SGBV in Africa as part of his trip.
The 2019 Global Summit features 6 tracks, 120 sessions, 450+ Commoners with the ultimate goal of unleashing a global community in action.