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ITU 150

Speeches

Speeches by ITU Secretary-General, Houlin Zhao


  • Message of ITU-Secretary-General Houlin Zhao for International Women's Day 2015
    As Secretary-General of the UN agency responsible for helping connect the world to the power of information and communication technologies, I would like to see a picture of a world where young women embrace careers as ICT professionals, and leverage the power of ICTs to change the future – for themselves, and for those around them...
  • ITU Child Online Protection : Safer Internet Day
    10 February 2015, Geneva, Switzerland : Today, February 10, is Safer Internet Day. For the global community, this is important part of efforts to improve the safety and security of the digital tools we all rely on, each and every day...
  • PP-14: Acceptance Speech
    23 October 2014, Busan, Republic of Korea : I feel deeply moved that you have unanimously and enthusiastically elected me as the new Secretary General of the ITU, entrusting me the honour of leading our beloved organization for the next four years. I sincerely thank all of you for your confidence in me...