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ITU 150

BDT Director’s Corner

Mr. Brahima Sanou was elected Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau by the Plenipotentiary Conference in October 2010 in Guadalajara, Mexico and took office on 1 January 2011.
Mr Sanou was elected, on 24 October 2014, to a second four-year term

Headlines

Bucharest, Romania, 22 April 2015
Europe Regional Initiatives discussed at Regional Development Forum
​The ITU Regional Development Forum (RDF) for Europe was held in Bucharest, Romania from 20 to 22 April 2015 under the theme "Broadband for Sustainable Development".
Geneva, Switzerland, 21 April 2015
Emergency telecommunication equipment deployed to Micronesia
ITU deployed on 2 April 2015,emergency telecommunication equipment to the Federated States of Micronesia following the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Maysak which hit the islands on 30 March.
Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, 31 March 2015
CIS Regional Initiatives discussed at Regional Development Forum
​The ITU Regional Development Forum for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was held in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, from 31 March to 1 April 2015 under the theme "Broadband for Sustainable Development."
Amman, Jordan, 27 March 2015
ITU Arab Regional Forum held in Amman, Jordan

​The ITU Arab Regional Development Forum was held in Amman, Jordan, from 23 to 24 March 2015 under the theme "Broadband for Sustainable Development."

Sendai, Japan, 15 March 2015
ITU forum explores the role of ICTs in disaster risk reduction

​The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) held a multi-stakeholder forum at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction on 15 March in Sendai, Japan, focusing on the use of ICTs for disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and mitigation.