Supporting Africa's digital transformation

The African Union – European Union (AU-EU) Digital for Development (D4D) Hub supports African institutions to lay grounds for an inclusive and sustainable digital transformation.

The project works with African governments and regional organisations to advance digital cooperation with European partners.


The AU-EU D4D Hub offers African institutions end-to-end support:

1Technical assistance

Increasing the capability of regional and national institutions to develop and operationalise digital transformation plans.


Request technical assistance

The AU-EU D4D Hub’s technical assistance is demand-driven, meaning that African institutions can request any of the services offered by the project according to their own priorities. The first step in the request process is to submit the following form to help us better understand your needs.


#D4Dblogging competition

We would like to invite bloggers from Africa and Europe to participate in our first blogging competition: How can Africa and Europe work together to tackle disinformation and protect human rights in the digital age?

We are looking for original insights on how to tackle online disinformation through human rights-based actions, create awareness of the issues at stake, and foster new ways for Africa-Europe collaboration in the field.

The best blogs will be published on our website, and the author of the winning entry will be invited to travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the Internet Governance Conference (IGF) from 28 November to 2 December. The call for submissions is open until 7 October 2022.


Latest news


Why civil society is key to a truly inclusive and human-centric digital transformation

Three questions on D4D series: Interview with Lucrezia Biteete, D4D senior expert at GIZ — PART I
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Empowering African youth and women to thrive in the digital age

Three questions on D4D series: Interview with Jan Kennis, Enabel’s D4D lead expert
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Supporting the participation of young female professionals in D4D policy fora

Four #GirlsinD4D joined the European Development Days 2022 in Brussel
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Three priorities to put people at the centre of the AU-EU digital partnership

Takeaways of the AU-EU D4D Hub’s brainstorming session at the European Development Days
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Digital for Development, what role for journalism?

A media debate touched on the challenges and opportunities of reporting digital technologies’ impact on African societies
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Preparing the ground for a human-centric digital transformation: how can Africa and Europe work together?

The AU-EU D4D Hub is hosting a brainstorming session to gather views on the principles that should guide joint digital initiatives
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Ugandan and European digital stakeholders vow to boost coordination

A workshop was held on 26 May to increase coordination and foster new collaborations between Ugandan digital stakeholders and European partners
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Digital services in Africa: Three takeaways from #egov2022

The AU-EU D4D Hub hosted the panel “Laying Ground for Digital Services: Case Studies from Africa” at the e-Governance Conference
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Participate in our events


Jointly tackling disinformation and promoting human rights

Town Hall debate at IGF 2022
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How to effectively achieve data protection compliance as a small business in Kenya

Panel session at the 4th Privacy Symposium Africa
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10/4/2022 - 10/5/2022

Greentech in Egypt D4D Workshop

Leveraging tech & AI for resilient agriculture and sustainable and smart cities
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Find more information about our project

Strengthening the AU-EU digital partnership

Under the strategic guidance of the African Union Commission and the European Commission, our project contributes to operationalising the AU-EU digital cooperation agenda.

Implementing partners

The AU-EU D4D Hub project is co-financed by the European Union and is implemented by: