The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has lined up activities to celebrate this year’s United Nations’ World Creativity and Innovation Day/Expo, which is scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, 21st of April.
With the theme: Creativity and Innovation: Powering Collaboration for a Sustainable Digital Economy, NITDA said the WCID 2022 Celebration will feature an Exposition (Expo) and other activities such as an innovation challenge and pitch session and a panel discussion on the theme of the day “Creativity and Innovation: Powering Collaboration for a Sustainable Digital Economy’’
Other activities include an announcement of the innovation competition winners and presentation of Prizes and a tour.
The United Nations (UN) World Creativity and Innovation Day (WCID) is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the role of creativity and innovation in all aspects of human development as well as to also highlighting the importance of creativity and innovation for utmost efficiency with respect to advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
The UN urges its member countries to make cultural and creative industries part of their economic growth strategies. It is for this reason and more that the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has keyed into this transformative initiative, and is making strategic realignments to consolidate the gains and globally position Nigeria as a leading digital innovation and entrepreneurship hub.
It is against this backdrop, and in alignment with the global theme “Collaboration”, that the two NITDA offices NCAIR and ONDI have been given the responsibility of driving the successful execution of the Annual WCID 2022, scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 21, 2022.