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 Monday, 10 October 2011

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will actively participate at the second forum on standardization . The theme of the Forum - “Saving Lives through Emergency Telecommunications” is organized by the Agence des Télécommunications de Côte d’Ivoire (ATCI).  The event will be held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast from 16-18 November 2011.

The Forum will bring together country representatives, international organizations, civil protection agencies, academic institutions and other stakeholders involved in disaster management to discuss the role of telecommunications/ICTs in saving lives.  

The event will raise some important issues, among others as:

  • Role of telecommunications/ICTs in disaster management
  • Tampere Convention, the importance of its ratification
  • National Emergency Telecommunications Plan
  • Country experiences in disaster management

The event will be conducted in French.

Should you have any questions regarding the organization of the seminar or need any further information, please contact:

Doua Pascal
Sous Directeur de l'homologation et de la Normalisation
Agence des Télécommunications de Côte d'Ivoire(atci)
Marcory Anoumanbo
Tel  +22520344202
doua (at)

The venue for the workshop is:

Avenue Botreau Roussel
Abidjan Plateau
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