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MEDIA ADVISORY — MEDIA ADVISORY — MEDIA ADVISORY

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day ceremony

Cairo, 13 May 2008

What:

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day ceremony

When: 15 May, 13:30
Where:

Cheops Auditorium, Cairo International Convention Centre

Why:
  • Mark the foundation of ITU on 17 May 1865

  • Focus attention on promoting ICT opportunities for persons with disabilities. See www.itu.int/accessibility/

  • Presentation of ITU World Information Society Award 2008

  • Follow-up of World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

Who:
  • High-level representatives from governments, international organizations, private sector and civil society

  • ITU World Information Society Award 2008 laureates

  • Participants and visitors at ITU TELECOM AFRICA

  • Media

PLEASE PROVIDE DETAILS OF YOUR PASSPORT/I.D. AND NATIONALITY TO pressinfo

FORMS CAN BE FILLED AT THE MEDIA CENTRE AT CICC WITH NAME/PASSPORT/NATIONALITY

INFORMATION REQUIRED on 13 May by 6 pm

PLEASE BRING YOUR PASSPORT FOR VERIFICATION AT THE GATE YOU ARE REQUIRED TO BE AT THE GATE TWO HOURS IN ADVANCE

For more information, please see www.itu.int/wtisd/index.html or contact:

Sanjay Acharya
Chief, Media Relations and Public Information
ITU
Tel: +41 22 730 6135
Mobile: +41 79 249 4861
IN CAIRO for ITU TELECOM:
Mobile: +20 100 683 866
Office: +202 2405 6926
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