Cairo Opening Plenary Session Speech

Fatma Alloo, a founder of the Tanzania Media Women's Association (TAMWA) made the inaugural speech at the Opening Plenary Session of IAMCR's 2006 Annual Conference in Cairo on 24 July. In her presentation, Knowledge Societies for All: Media and Communication Strategies, Alloo discussed ICT access affordability, infrastructure, government regulation in Africa, as well as the role of content, literacy and language in the process of empowering people.