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 PRESENTATIONS

Day One: Wednesday 30 May 2007

Session: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5

SESSION 1
OVERVIEW OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT TODAY

 

OPENING SPEECHES

  •          H.E. Mr. Bello Bouba Maigari, Minister of State, Minister of Posts and        Telecommunications

  •          Mr. Vincent Sakanga,  ITU Area Representative 

  •          Representative of the African Union

  •          UNDP Resident Representative

SESSION 1
DISASTER MANAGEMENT TODAY

The first session will look at the role of telecommunications/ICT in disaster mitigation, in the face of increasing disasters. It will also look at the threat caused by disasters to the development agenda and plans.

 

Summary and Open Discussion of Recommendations

SESSION 2
 

POLICY AND REGULATORY ASPECTS RELATED TO DISASTER COMMUNICATION PLANNING

This session will focus on the legal framework set by the Tampere Convention, look at the role of telecommunication regulation, and discuss policy issues related to effective deployment of telecommunications/ICT for disaster management 

 

Session: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5

Day Two: Thursday 31st May 2007

SESSION 3

PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE TAMPERE CONVENTION

The session will focus on panel discussions by government officials, United Nations Agencies, regulators, private sector, and civil society.

 

PRESENTATIONS:   MINPOSTEL     MINDEF    Autorité Aéronautique

MINISTERE DE L’ADMINISTRATION TERRITORIALE ET DE LA DECENTRALISATION 

SESSION 4

PRIVATE SECTOR PRESENTATIONS

The session will focus on the role of private telecom/service providers and their telecom services in disaster mitigation and relief operations. Various telecommunication technologies applicable for disaster-related activities will be presented.

 

SESSION 5

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS and NGOS

The session will focus on assistance, services provided by international organizations and NGOs. It will also focus on how telecommunications/ICT can be used effectively in disaster warning and relief operations.

 

  • Global Telecommunication Systems (GTS)
    Prepared by Jean-Michel Rainer
    Chief Information Systems and Services,
    World Weather Watch, WMO
    Presented by Francois-Xavier SALAMBANGA
    Chef du Service Exploitation des Telecommunications,
    ASECNA.

  • ASECNA - Agency for the Safety of Aerial Navigation in Africa
    Presented by Francois-Xavier SALAMBANGA
    Chef du Service Exploitation des Telecommunications,
    ASECNA.

  • Contributions and Challenges for NGOs in delivering humanitarian assistance, a case study

  • Document 
    Mr Jean Marie TSALA MESSINGA                                                                              SOS Catastropes et Calamites Sans Frontieres
    ONG
     

 

Session: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5

 

 

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