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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 re-elected, on 24 October 2014, to a second four-year term


Nassau, Bahamas, 14 July 2017
GSR-17 discusses digital inclusion through affordable access to ICTs
​More than 400 participants from some 60 countries, including government ministers and high level international policy makers from the world's information and communication technology (ICT) regulatory authorities and private sector executives met from 11 to 14 July in Nassau, Bahamas, for the 17 edition ITU Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR-17).
Geneva, Switzerland, 26 June 2017
SSDM Advisory Board discusses ways to provide rapid response to disasters
​The Smart Sustainable Development Initiative (SSDM) 2nd Advisory Board meeting was held in Geneva from June 26 to 27.
Geneva, Switzerland, 08 June 2017
m-Powering Advisory Board reviews Working Groups Reports
​The m-Powering Development Initiative 2nd Advisory Board meeting was held in Geneva from 8 to 9 June.
Geneva, Switzerland, 12 May 2017
Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) meets ahead of WTDC-17
​The 22nd meeting of the Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) was held from 9 to 12 May 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Vilnius, Lithuania, 28 April 2017
Lithuania hosts last WTDC-17 Regional Preparatory Meeting
​The WTDC-17 Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM) for Europe was held from 27 to 28 April in Vilnius, Lithuania.