OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO
30th MARCH 2021
As part of the implementation of the project “Organised crime: West African response on cybersecurity and the fight against cybercrime” (OCWAR-C), the ECOWAS Commission, in collaboration with the European Union, Expertise France and the Government of the Republic of Faso proceeded on Tuesday March 30th 2021 with the official handing over of the equipment of the digital investigation laboratory, followed by the launch of an awareness campaign on cybersecurity in Burkina Faso.
This equipment delivery was followed by an interactive digital hygiene awareness workshop in Burkina Faso. These activities aim to contribute to the strengthening of cybersecurity and the fight against cybercrime in West Africa.
Following the various speeches, the symbolic handing over was marked with a visit to the equipment and an interactive workshop in which the partners of the Ministries in charge of the digital economy, security, integration, justice and agencies such as ANSSI and experts from Expertise France were able to discuss with the public and give recommendations and answers to current problems in the fight against cybercrime.