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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


Dakar, Senegal, 24 September 2015
ITU Africa Regional Development Forum held in Dakar, Senegal
​The ITU Regional Development Forum (RDF) for Africa was held in Dakar, Senegal from 9-10 September 2015 under the theme "Delivering on Africa Regional Initiatives". The Forum was organized by ITU in collaboration with the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Senegal and the Africa Telecommunications Union (ATU).
Geneva, Switzerland, 24 September 2015
ITU-D Study Group 1 meeting held in Geneva
The second meeting of the ITU-D Study Group 1 for the 2014-2017 study period was held in Geneva from 14 to 18 September 2015. The work of ITU-D Study Group 1 covers the enabling environment for the development of telecommunications/ICTs.
Geneva, Switzerland, 21 September 2015
​ITU Academia Members agree to publish a Scientific Journal on ICTs
The first ever ITU-D Academia Network meeting held in Geneva on Friday 11 September 2015 unanimously agreed to publish an ITU Scientific Journal which will focus on emerging challenges and issues in the telecommunication/ICT sector.
Geneva, Switzerland, 09 September 2015
ITU-D Study Group 2 meets in Geneva
​The Second meeting of the ITU-D Study Group 2 for the 2014-2017 study period opened in Geneva on Monday 7 September 2015.
Bangkok, Thailand, 24 August 2015
Regional Development Forum for Asia-Pacific held in Bangkok
The ITU Regional Development Forum (RDF) for Asia and the Pacific was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 21 and 22 August 2015 under the theme “Smartly Digital Asia-Pacific”. The Forum was attended by about 100 participants from over 31 Member States, Sector Members, UN Agencies, members of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) and existing and potential partners from the region.