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The African Child On-line Protection education & Awareness centre (ACOPEA) seeks partners

Mission and goals:

ACOPEA aims to promote Africa wide awareness on the importance of child safety in the online world, develop strategies to raise the level of awareness among governments, industry and educators to ensure a safe and secure online experience for children in Africa under the UN Child Online Protection (COP) agenda.
The overall goal is to:
Develop awareness resources for educators and all other professionals working with young people in Africa.
Raise awareness and stimulate action among government, industry and key stakeholders in promoting ITU COP Guidelines.Develop techniques of dissemination and easy access to resources of awareness materials (website, booklets, downloadable materials).
Aggregate professionals from all around Africa, cascade awareness training inline with the goals

ACOPEA attended the ITU WSIS Forum Africa COP sessions and contributed positively. Acopea has also been given an opportunity to attend the 2012 CTO Cyber security Form and drawing attention from key regional and international players in the field of COP.
Acopea delivered first ever pilot COP workshop on the 25th August 2011 in Addis Ababa for child protection professionals from three African.
Contacted so far: UN, ITU, & CTO.

Success indicators are available upon request.

urgent Needs:

- Acopea needs Partnerships, technical, material, financial support & sponsorships as well as visibility.

Logistic: - Acopea needs to accomplish the following in the coming months for best outcome of the initiative.
o       Organisation to assist and facilitate venues for delivering Acopea workshops.
o       Descriptive list of training methodology & awareness resources produced, under the banner “Africadoyouknow” ADUK: - for educators, parents and children.
o       ACOPEA portal: - This will be designed to provide links; information and resources for download from a range of stakeholders nationally and regionally. The portal will have an interactive map of Africa so citizens can look for regional ADUK initiatives.
o       Citizens can have easy access to awareness cascade material through the website.
o       Professionals can register and apply for ADUK training workshop online. Once registered, verified or trained, ACOPEA Ambassadors (AAs) and those trained can download a number of awareness resources to cascade online.
o       Within this area every one can participate in surveys, evaluations and research with children.
o       Regional ADUK Training Workshop delivered for AAs ongoing bases
o       AA’s and trained delegates can log their own events so professionals in their locality can register and be trained
Staff: - Acopea currently have three volunteer staff and will need fulltime staff as soon as possible.
Budget: - Acopea seeks initial funding up to Euros 155,000.
Two year project forecast is self sufficiency by raising Euro 500,000 through workshops and forums it organises across Africa and internationally.

Acopea, 11 Artesian House, 137 Grange Road, London, SE1 3GF United Kingdom
Tel: 00447438827005

Alcatel-Lucent Transmission Support

Location: Western Africa
O&M Transmission Engineer – Alcatel-Lucent - Gabon

My client is a global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions are currently seeking an O&M Transmission Engineer for a contract based in Gabon, Africa. They offer a wide choice of products ranging from voice, data, multimedia and wireless broadband services.

Job Role & Responsibilities:

    * Provide a deep audit for OMSN equipments and identify physical abnormalities
    * Analyze and interpret the alarms across the SDH network 3 – Much alarms of the NE and the degradation of QoS GSM network reported by the customer
    * Analyze and interpret the alarms across the SDH network 3 – Much alarms of the NE and the degradation of QoS GSM network reported by the customer

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