Foundation Projects

FCA: Community Network Xchange 2023 (CNX 2023): A campaign to highlight Internet access gaps and community solutions among the mountain and indigenous communities in Asia

Digital Empowerment Foundation

The 2023 Community Network Xchange (CNX) event focused on the last-mile connectivity of the indigenous, tribal, hilly and mountain communities, with dedicated sessions on the Himalayan region. The event was be physically organized in two cities in the North-East region of India, Guwahati and Shillong, on 24-25 November 2023. The location of the event is strategically important as the first seven spots for states with the highest number of tribal populations are taken by northeastern states. 

International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Regional Director for the Asia Pacific, Atsuko Okuda, addresses the event.