Mr. MARIO MANIEWICZ
Mr. Mario Maniewicz is the Deputy-Director of the International
Telecommunication Union’s Radiocommunication Bureau, which plays a vital
role in the global management of the radio-frequency spectrum and satellite
Mr. Maniewicz has been with the ITU for over 30 years, where he has held
various positions of responsibility at ITU headquarters as well as in the
Regional Offices in Peru, Chile and Brazil, leading activities towards
fostering global telecommunications development.
During his tenure at ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau, Mr.
Maniewicz was Chief of Policies and Strategies, where he was responsible
for the Union’s activities in the policy and regulatory domain, human
capacity building, ICT statistical data collection and analysis, and other
development domains, including providing assistance to developing countries
in bridging the digital divide by promoting the use of ICT-based networks,
services and applications.
Originally from Uruguay, Mr. Maniewicz is an Electronic Engineer
specialized in Telecommunications. Before joining the ITU he held both
technical and managerial positions in the main telecommunication operator
in his home country. He also worked as assistant professor at the Faculty
of Engineering of Uruguay’s main University.