The Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO) welcomes the Republic of Rwanda as the 8th founding member state.

December 24, 2021

DCO is a multilateral organization enabling countries to connect & expand in the digital economy. DCO allows above half a billion worldwide to be inclusive in the digital economy. It is especially interested in helping underrepresented groups like women and the youth. The organization is focused on creating a more inclusive digital economy.

Countries that join the DCO can participate in the platform and gain a broader network to strengthen global partnerships in the public and private sectors. It is dedicated to helping large or small public or private leaders and communities throughout Rwanda to enable digital prosperity. Rwanda’s Smart Rwanda Master Plan and National Information and Communication Infrastructure strategies are digital economy policies set up to allow digital opportunities for the people of Rwanda.

The government of Rwanda presented the Kigali Innovation City master plan to serve as a tech and innovation hub and a $100 million project that will expand broadband accessibility & selected digital public services and strengthen the digital innovation economy. DCO has five global initiatives in supporting policymakers, youth, women, and entrepreneurs. The seven other members states are the Kingdom of Bahrain, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, State of Kuwait, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Sultanate of Oman, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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