December 13, 2021

2021 Information Session

| Virtual | Geneva | New York

About the Briefing
Permanent Missions to the United Nations in both New York and Geneva are invited to attend the Broadband Commission’s virtual briefing. The meeting is also open to the public. 

Date: 13 December 2021
Time: 10hr30 EST New York/16hr30 CET Geneva
Location:
Zoom 
Registration: Email
bbcommission@itu.int for details

This 45 minute information session will introduce the Broadband Commission and present the outcomes of this year’s achievements, including progress on the Commission’s seven advocacy targets, Working Group Reports, the Annual State of Broadband Report, and related publications like the ITU 2021 Facts and Figures Report.

Speakers will share real-world examples of Broadband Commission policy recommendations in action, emphasizing the importance of digital cooperation, and provide the audience with relevant resources for engaging with the Commission. 

Confirmed Speakers:

Mr. Houlin Zhao
Secretary-General of ITU & Co-Vice Chair of the Broadband Commission

H.E. Ms. Paula Ingabire
Minister of ICT & Innovation of Rwanda & Focal Point to the Broadband Commission

Ms. Doreen Bogdan Martin
Director of ITU Development Bureau & Executive Director of the Broadband Commission

Dr. Tawfik Jelassi
Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information of UNESCO & Focal Point to the Broadband Commission

Mr. Bocar Ba
CEO of SAMENA Telecommunications Council & Broadband Commissioner