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World Telecommunication Development Conference 2014 : High-Level Segment Policy Statements

 

The following speakers delivered policy statements in plenary as part of the High-Level Segment of WTDC-14:

30 March 2014

Session 1

14:30-15:45

Speakers

H.E. Mr.  Atef  Helmy

Minister of Communications and Information Technology

Statement

Arab Republic of Egypt

H.E.  Ambassador Daniel  Sepulveda

United States Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy

Statement

United States of America

H.E. Dr.  Ali  Abbasov

Minister of Communications and Information Technologies

Statement

Republic of Azerbaijan

H.E. Mr.  Jean  Koulidiati

Minister of Development, Digital Economy and Posts

Statement

Burkina Faso

H.E. Mr.  Bruno Nabagné  Koné

Minister of Post and Information and Communication Technologies

Statement

Delivered on his behalf by Mr. Bile Diéméléou - Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

H.E. Mr.  Tawfik  Jelassi

Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Information and Communication Technologies

Statement

​Delivered on his behalf by  Mr Mohamed Ben Amor, Special Advisor to the Minister in charge of International Cooperation

Tunisia

H.E. Mr.  Mahmoud  Vaezi

Minister of Communications and Information Technology

Statement

Islamic Republic of Iran

H.E. Mr.  John  Nasasira

Minister of Information and Communication Technology

Republic of Uganda

H.E. Dr.  Hessa  Al-Jaber

Minister of Information and Communication Technology

Statement

State of Qatar

H.E. Mr.  Cheikh Mamadou Abiboulaye  Diéye

Minister of Communication and the Digital Economy

Republic of Senegal

H.E. Mr.  Jean-Marie Idrissa  Sangaré

Minister of Communication and New Information Technologies

Republic of Mali

H.E. Dr.  Minendra Prasad  Rijal

Minister of Information and Communications

Statement

Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal

H.E. Dr.  Vujica  Lazovic

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Information Society and Telecommunications

Statement

Montenegro

H.E. Ms.  Anusha Rahman  Ahmad Khan

Minister of State for Information Technology

Statement

Islamic Republic of Pakistan

H.E.  Eng. Amirzai  Sangin

Minister of Communications and Information Technology

Statement

Afghanistan

 

Session 2

16:00-17:00

H.E. Mrs.  Zohra  Derdouri

Minister of Post and Information and Communication Technologies

Statement

People's Democratic Republic of Algeria

H.E. Mr.  Rimeta  Beniamina

Minister of Communications, Transport and Tourism Development

Statement

Republic of Kiribati

H.E. Dr.  Tahani Abdalla  Attia

Minister of Science and Communications

Statement

Republic of the Sudan

H.E. Mr.  Ahmad  Shabery Cheek

Minister of Communications and Multimedia

Statement

Malaysia

H.E. Dr.  Ismail Boddé  Cheikh Sidiya

Minister of Employment, Training and Information and Communication Technologies

Statement

Islamic Republic of Mauritania

H.E. Mr.  Jimmy  Miringtoro

Minister of Communication and Information Technology

Statement

Papua New Guinea

H.E. Dr.  Mohamed  Ibrahim

Minister of Information, Posts and Telecommunications

Statement

​Delivered on his behalf by Ibrahim Abdullahi Addo, Director, International Relations, Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications

Federal Republic of Somalia

H.E. Mr.  Masahiro  Yoshizaki

Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination

Statement

​Delivered on his behalf by Mr Soichiro Seki, Director-General for International Affairs, Global ICT Strategy Bureau

Japan

H.E. Mr.  Abdullah  Al-Darrab

Governor of Communications and Information Technology Commission

Statement

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

H.E. Mr.  Bing  Shang

Vice-Minister of Industry and Information Technology

Statement

People's Republic of China

H.E. Mr.  Jong-lok  Yoon

Vice Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning

Statement

Republic of Korea

H.E. Mr.  Georgi  Todorov

Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications

Statement

Republic of Bulgaria

H.E. Mr.  Vitalie  Tarlev

Deputy Minister of Information Technology and Communications

Statement

Republic of Moldova

H.E. Mr.  Michalis  Papadopoulos

Deputy Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks of the Hellenic Republic

Statement

Greece

H.E. Dr.  Safa  Nasser Eldin

Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology

Statement

Palestine

 

31 March 2014

Session 3

11:15-12:30

Ms.  Magdalena  Gaj

President of the Office of Electronic Communications

Statement

Republic of Poland

Dr.  Imad  Hoballah

Chairman and CEO, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority

Statement

Lebanon

Mr.  François Régis  Gatarayiha

Director General, Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority

Statement

Republic of Rwanda

Dr.  Mohammed  Al Amer

Chairman of the Board of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority

Statement

Kingdom of Bahrain

Ms.  Pamela  Miller

Director General, Telecommunications Policy, Industry Canada

Statement

Canada

Mr.  Rashid  Ismailov

Director of the Department for International Cooperation, Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications

Statement

Russian Federation

H.E. Mr.  M.F.  Farooqui

Chairman Telecom Commission and Secretary (Telecom)

Statement

Republic of India

H.E. Mr.  Frédéric  Riehl

Ambassador and Head of International Relations, Office fédéral de la communication (OFCOM), Confederation of Switzerland

Statement

Confederation of Switzerland

Ms.  Kathy  Brown

Chief Executive Officer

Statement

Internet Society

Ms.  Khédija  Ghariani

Secretary-General

Statement

Arab Information and Communication Technology Organization (AICTO)

Mr.  Peter  Pitsch

Executive Global Director and Associate General Counsel

Statement

Intel Corporation

Dr.  Suleiman  Al-Hedaithy

Chairman

Statement

Delivered on his behalf by Tony Al-Makdissi, Board Member of FTTH Council MENA

Fibre to the Home Council Middle East & North Africa (FTTH Council MENA)

Mrs.  Gabrielle  Gauthey

President Global Government Sector

Statement

Alcatel-Lucent

 

Session 4

14:30-16:00

H.E. Ms.  Omobola  Johnson

Minister of Communication Technology

Statement

Federal Republic of Nigeria

H.E. Mr.  Komi  Koutché

Minister of Communication and Information and Communication Technologies

Statement

​Delivered on his behalf by H.E. Ambassador Issa Moussa Touré, Embassy of Benin in the United Arab Emirates

Republic of Benin

H.E. Mr.  Ali Hassan  Bahdon

Minister of Communication Responsible for Posts and Telecommunications

Republic of Djibouti

H.E. Mr.  Abdou  Mani

Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and the Digital Economy

Statement

Delivered on his behalf by Mr Iro Sani, President of the Telecommunications Regulatory Agency

Republic of Niger

H.E. Mr.  Edward Omane  Boamah

Minister of Communications

Statement

​Delivered on his behalf by Mr Kwaku Ofosu-Adarkwa, Chief Director, Ministry of Communications

Ghana

H.E. Mr.  Fred  Matiangi

Minister of Information, Communication and Technology

Statement

Delivered on his behalf by Mr Francis W.Wangusi, Director General, Communications Commission

Republic of Kenya

Dr.  Tayfun  Acarer

Chairman of the Board and President of the Information and Communication Technologies Authority

Statement

Turkey

Dr.  Kemal  Huseinovic

Director General of the Communication Regulatory Agency

Statement

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mr.  Rizat  Nurshabekov

Chairman of the Communication & Informatization Committee, Ministry of Transport and Communications

Republic of Kazakhstan

Mr.  Alansari  Almashagbah

Member of the Board of Commissioners of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission

Statement

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Professor  Dr. Kalamullah  Ramli

Director-General for Postal and Information Technology Implementation, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology

Statement

Republic of Indonesia

H.E. Mr.  Jean-Pierre  Biyiti Bi Essam

Minister of Posts and Telecommunications

Statement

Republic of Cameroon

Mr.  Pablo  Bello

Secretary-General

Statement

Ibero-American Association of Research Centres and Telecommunications Firms

Mr.  Mohamadou Arabani  Saibou

Chief Executive Officer

Statement

Higher Multinational School of Telecommunications

Mr.  Doan  Quang Hoan

Director-General, Ministry of Information and Communications, Authority of Radio Frequency Management

Statement

Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Mr.  David  Martinon

Special Representative for International Negotiations on the Information Society and the Digital Economy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Statement

France

Mr.  Jeferson  Fued Nacif

Head, International Affairs

Statement

National Telecommunications Agency (Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações - ANATEL), Brazil

Mr.  Nicolás  Karavaski

Deputy Controller of the National Communications Commission

Statement

Argentine Republic

Mr.  Majed   Al Mesmar

Deputy Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Telecom Sector)

Statement

United Arab Emirates

 
 

The following policy statements were submitted as part of the High-Level Segment of WTDC-14, but were not delivered in plenary:

 

Mr Leon Strous
Président​
 International Federation for Information Processing
 Statement

 

 

Mr Abdoulkarim Soumaila
Secretary General
African Telecommunications Union
Statement

 

Mr. Khaled Fouda
Manager for ICT Development
League of Arab States
Statement

 

 

 

Mr. Kumar Singarajah
Director of Regulatory Affairs and  Business Development
Avanti Communications Group plc
Statement