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ITU-D 25th Anniversary Celebrations


Celebrations to mark the 25th Anniversary of ITU-D will culminate on Wednesday, 11 October, 2017 at WTDC-17.  The following events will be held to celebrate this milestone.


Ministerial Roundtables:

Two Ministerial Roundtables will be held at WTDC-17 on Wednesday, 11 October from 14:30 to 17:30. The debates will feature thought leaders who will discuss the impact of ICTs for SDGs and debate on the future of the digital economy. High-level interventions at the minister and head of regulatory authority level will be enriched by contributions from representatives of the private sector, civil society, technical community and academia. Visionary speakers will open the multistakeholder dialogues.

Gala Dinner: 

A Gala Dinner will be held on 11 October from 19:30 at Hotel Alvear Icon. This major gathering to celebrate ITU-D will be open to all WTDC-17 participants. The evening will feature a special interactive programme accompanied by several performances. Invitees are encouraged to wear their national dress; otherwise black tie dress code is recommended. During the Gala Dinner long-standing members of ITU-D will be presented with special awards. Awards will also be given to selected stakeholders in recognition of their past and current contributions to ITU-D projects. 

For more information about the two events, please contact: